"I hope they're interesting, I hope not more interesting than the fiction," says John Gard-ner in his Afterword to these twelve essays that probe deeply into each of his major nov-els, his epic poem, his children's stories, and his work as a librettist. Contents include: ""Et in Arcadia Ego: "Gardner's Early Novels" by David Cowart; "'Into the Farther Darkness' The Mani-chaean Pastoralism of John Gardner" by Samuel Coale; "A Babylonian in Batavia: Mesopotamian Literature and Lore in "The Sunlight Dialogues""""by Greg Morris; and ""Grendel "and Blake: The Contraries of Exis-tence" by Helen B. Ellis and Warren U. Ober."" "John Gardner's "Grendel""""by Jerome Klin-kowitz; "Survival and Redemptive Vision in "Jason and Medeia""""by John Trimbur; "Sailing Through "The King's Indian "with John Gardner and His Friends" by Donald J. Greiner; "Modern Moralities for Children: John Gardner's Children's Books" by Geraldine DeLuca and Roni Natov. "John Gardner, Librettist: A Composer's Notes" by Joseph Baber; "The Real Monster in "Freddy's Book""""by Walter Cummins; "Magi-cal Prisons: Embedded Structures in the Work of John Gardner" by Kathryn Van-Spanckeren; and "New Fiction, Popular Fic-tion, and John Gardner's Middle/Moral Way" by Robert A. Morace.
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Descrizione libro Southern Illinois University Press, 1982. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 1st. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0809310317
Descrizione libro Southern Illinois University Press, 1982. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0809310317