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The Resource The irresponsible self : on laughter and the novel, James Wood

The irresponsible self : on laughter and the novel, James Wood

Label
The irresponsible self : on laughter and the novel
Title
The irresponsible self
Title remainder
on laughter and the novel
Statement of responsibility
James Wood
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wood, James
Dewey number
809.3/917
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN3352.C6
LC item number
W66 2004
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fiction
  • Fiction
  • Comedy
Label
The irresponsible self : on laughter and the novel, James Wood
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Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : comedy and the irresponsible self -- Don Quixote's Old and New Testaments -- Shakespeare and the pathos of rambling -- How Shakespeare's "irresponsibility" saved Coleridge -- Dostoevsky's God -- Isaac Babel and the dangers of exaggeration -- Saltykov-Shchedrin's subversion of hypocrisy -- Anna Karenina and characterisation -- Italo Svevo's unreliable comedy -- Giovanni Verga's comic sympathy -- Joseph Roth's empire of signs -- Bohumil Harabal's comic world -- J.F. Powers and the priests -- Hysterical realism -- Jonathan Franzen and the "social novel" -- Tom Wolfe's shallowness, and the problem of information -- Salman Rushdie's nobu novel -- Monica Ali's novelties -- Coetzec's disgrace : a few skeptical thoughts -- Saul Bellow's comic style -- The real Mr. Biswas -- V.S. Pritchett and English comedy -- Henry Green's England
Control code
902776
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
viii, 312 pages
Isbn
9780374177379
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003022955
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 902776
  • (OCoLC)53287677
Label
The irresponsible self : on laughter and the novel, James Wood
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : comedy and the irresponsible self -- Don Quixote's Old and New Testaments -- Shakespeare and the pathos of rambling -- How Shakespeare's "irresponsibility" saved Coleridge -- Dostoevsky's God -- Isaac Babel and the dangers of exaggeration -- Saltykov-Shchedrin's subversion of hypocrisy -- Anna Karenina and characterisation -- Italo Svevo's unreliable comedy -- Giovanni Verga's comic sympathy -- Joseph Roth's empire of signs -- Bohumil Harabal's comic world -- J.F. Powers and the priests -- Hysterical realism -- Jonathan Franzen and the "social novel" -- Tom Wolfe's shallowness, and the problem of information -- Salman Rushdie's nobu novel -- Monica Ali's novelties -- Coetzec's disgrace : a few skeptical thoughts -- Saul Bellow's comic style -- The real Mr. Biswas -- V.S. Pritchett and English comedy -- Henry Green's England
Control code
902776
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
viii, 312 pages
Isbn
9780374177379
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003022955
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 902776
  • (OCoLC)53287677

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