American Fiction and the Metaphysics of the Grotesque American Fiction and the Metaphysics of the Grotesque American Fiction and the Metaphysics of th
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BeschreibungBy synthesising Kayser's and Bakhtin's views of the grotesque and Heidegger's philosophy of "Being", this work demonstrates that American fiction has tried to convey the existentialist dimension: the pre-individual totality which defines itself against the mind and its linguistic capacity.
PortraitDieter Meindl is Professor of English at the University of Erlangen-Nurnberg in Germany. He is the author or editor of several books, including a monograph on Faulkner's genealogical novels and a study of the American novel between naturalism and postmodernism.
Untertitel: 'Scarecrow Area Bibliographies;'. Empfohlen von 18 bis 10 Jahren. Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF MISSOURI PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 1996
Seitenanzahl: 248 Seiten