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The Resource Death and dying, edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom ; volume editor, Blake Hobby

Death and dying, edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom ; volume editor, Blake Hobby

Label
Death and dying
Title
Death and dying
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom ; volume editor, Blake Hobby
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Some of the greatest works of literature have wrestled with the task of illuminating the human experience of death. This new title discusses the role of death and dying in works such as Beloved, A Farewell to Arms, Lord of the Flies, Paradise Lost, and many others. Featuring approximately 20 essays, Death and Dying provides valuable insights on this recurring theme in literature
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
809/.93548
Index
index present
LC call number
PN56.D4
LC item number
D395 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Bloom, Harold
  • Hobby, Blake
Series statement
Bloom's literary themes
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Death in literature
Label
Death and dying, edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom ; volume editor, Blake Hobby
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Volume Introduction / Harold Bloom -- "Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front" / Merritt Moseley -- "Toward Eternity: The Final Journey in Emily Dickinson's 'Because I could not stop for Death'" / Robert C. Evans -- "Death and Dying in Beloved" / Deborah James -- "Joseph Heller's Catch-22" / Merritt Moseley -- "More Deaths Than One: Chronicle of a Death Foretold" / William Gass -- "The Dead" / Bernard Benstock -- "Death Be Not Proud: Children, Families and Cancer in Postwar America" / Gretchen Krueger -- "Hemingway's Uncanny Beginnings" / David M. Wyatt -- "Lying as Dying in Heart of Darkness" / Garrett Stewart -- "Faith and Tragedy in In Cold Blood" / John McClain -- "The Way of the Soul" / A.C. Bradley -- "A Coming of Death Story: Katherine Anne Porter's "The Jilting of Granny Weatherall'" / John McClain -- "King Lear and the Psychology of Dying" / Susan Snyder -- "Lord of the Flies: Fable, Myth, and Fiction" / Arnold Johnston -- "Elie Wiesel's Night and Dying in the Present Tense" / Kitty Millet -- "Tragedy's Bloody Borders: The Oresteia" / Louise Cowan -- "The Theme of Death in Paradise Lost" / John Erskine -- "The World of War in A Separate Peace" / Jean Hamm -- "Not Facing Death in Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five: Escapism and Fatalism in the Face of War and Trauma" / Jeff Williams -- "The 'Death Wish'in 'Stopping by Woods'" / James Armstrong
Control code
ocn259754362
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvii, 244 p.
Isbn
9780791097991
Isbn Type
(hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008042989
System control number
(OCoLC)259754362
Label
Death and dying, edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom ; volume editor, Blake Hobby
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Volume Introduction / Harold Bloom -- "Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front" / Merritt Moseley -- "Toward Eternity: The Final Journey in Emily Dickinson's 'Because I could not stop for Death'" / Robert C. Evans -- "Death and Dying in Beloved" / Deborah James -- "Joseph Heller's Catch-22" / Merritt Moseley -- "More Deaths Than One: Chronicle of a Death Foretold" / William Gass -- "The Dead" / Bernard Benstock -- "Death Be Not Proud: Children, Families and Cancer in Postwar America" / Gretchen Krueger -- "Hemingway's Uncanny Beginnings" / David M. Wyatt -- "Lying as Dying in Heart of Darkness" / Garrett Stewart -- "Faith and Tragedy in In Cold Blood" / John McClain -- "The Way of the Soul" / A.C. Bradley -- "A Coming of Death Story: Katherine Anne Porter's "The Jilting of Granny Weatherall'" / John McClain -- "King Lear and the Psychology of Dying" / Susan Snyder -- "Lord of the Flies: Fable, Myth, and Fiction" / Arnold Johnston -- "Elie Wiesel's Night and Dying in the Present Tense" / Kitty Millet -- "Tragedy's Bloody Borders: The Oresteia" / Louise Cowan -- "The Theme of Death in Paradise Lost" / John Erskine -- "The World of War in A Separate Peace" / Jean Hamm -- "Not Facing Death in Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five: Escapism and Fatalism in the Face of War and Trauma" / Jeff Williams -- "The 'Death Wish'in 'Stopping by Woods'" / James Armstrong
Control code
ocn259754362
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvii, 244 p.
Isbn
9780791097991
Isbn Type
(hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008042989
System control number
(OCoLC)259754362

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