I hope they’re interesting, I hope not more interesting than the fiction,” says John Gardner in his Afterword to these twelve essays that probe deeply into each of his major novels, 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 Manichaean 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 Existence” by Helen B. Ellis and Warren U. Ober.
John Gardner’s Grendel” by Jerome Klinkowitz; 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; Magical Prisons: Embedded Structures in the Work of John Gardner” by Kathryn VanSpanckeren; and New Fiction, Popular Fiction, and John Gardner’s Middle/Moral Way” by Robert A. Morace.
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Robert A. Morace is Professor of English at Daemen College.
Kathryn VanSpanckeren has taught at Wheaton College (Massachusetts) and at Harvard.
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Descrizione libro Southern Illinois University P, 1982. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Never used!. Codice libro della libreria P110809310317
Descrizione libro Southern Illinois University Press, 1982. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0809310317