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The grotesque.


[London] Methuen [1972] .
ISBN 0416081800, 0416981703

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Subjects ((Das)) Groteske.
Groteske (Literatur)
Grotesque (litteĢrature)
Grotesque in literature.
Het Groteske.
Letterkunde.
Series Critical idiom ; 24.
Description vi, 76 pages 20 cm.
Copyright Date [1972]
Notes "Distributed in the U.S.A. by Barnes & Noble, Inc."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 71-73).
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. The term and concept 'Grotesque': a historical summary -- 3. Towards a definition: Disharmony -- The comic and the terrifying -- Extravagance and exaggeration -- Abnormality -- A definition -- The satiric and the playful grotesque -- 4. The grotesque and related terms and modes: The absurd -- The bizarre -- The macabre -- Caricature -- Parody -- Satire -- Irony -- The comic -- 5. Functions and purposes of the grotesque: Aggressiveness and alienation -- The psychological effect -- Tension and unresolvability -- 'Playfulness' -- The unintentional grotesque.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)389338
(OCoLC)ocm00389338
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WorldCat Identities Thomson, Philip J. 1941-
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