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The elastic retort; essays in literature and ideas.


New York, Seabury Press [1973] .
ISBN 0816491682, 9780816491681

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Subjects Literature -- History and criticism.
Literature.
Littérature.
Series Continuum book.
Description viii, 280 pages 22 cm.
Copyright Date [1973]
Notes Also issued online.
Contents [1.] More classics revisited: The song of songs -- Tao Te Ching -- Euripides' Hippolytus -- Aristotle's Poetics -- The Bhagavad-gita -- Catullus -- The Aeneid -- The early Irish epic -- Abelard and Héloise -- St. Thomas Aquinas -- The English and Scottish popular ballad -- Racine's Phèdre -- Gulliver's travels -- Robinson Crusoe -- Dangerous acquaintances -- Gilbert White's Natural history of Selbourne -- Robert Burns -- William Blake -- Goethe -- Balzac -- The journal of John Woolman -- Francis Parkman's France and England in North America -- Pickwick papers -- Uncle Tom's cabin -- Frederick Douglass -- Fathers and sons -- Sherlock Holmes -- H.G. Wells -- Ford Madox Ford's Parade's end -- [2.] Japan: Japan and the second greater East Asia co-prosperity sphere -- The world of the shining prince -- Nō plays -- The influence of classical Japanese poetry on modern American poetry -- Six Japanese novelists: Hiroshi Noma, Osamu Dazai, Yasunari Kawabata, Yukio Mishima, Shohei Ooka, Junichiro Tanizaki -- Japanese poetry now -- [3.] Religion: Lamennais -- The evolution of Anglo-Catholicism -- Some notes on Newman -- The surprising journey of Father Longergan.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)650582
(OCoLC)ocm00650582
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WorldCat Identities Rexroth, Kenneth, 1905-1982.
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