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The comic hero / Robert M. Torrance.


Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1978.
ISBN 0674144317, 9780674144316

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Subjects Characters and characteristics in literature.
Comic, The.
Comique.
Geschichte.
Komischer Held.
Literatur.
Personnages dans la litteĢrature.
Description xiv, 346 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date 1978.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Also issued online.
Contents Comic butt and comic hero : conceptions of comedy -- Beggar man, king : Homer's Odysseus -- Jackanapes in the highest : the Aristophanic hero -- Bondservant and beast of burden : Plautine slave and Lucius the Ass -- Renegade vassal : Reynard the Fox -- Monarch of make-believe : Sir John Falstaff -- Aberrant hidalgo : Don Quixote -- Moral rake and masterful lackey : Tom Jones and Jacques the Fatalist -- Insouciant lover and insatiable stumblebums : Don Juan and Bouvard and Pecuchet -- Ulysses and Hermes in modern times : Leopold Bloom and Felix Krull -- Appendix : Ancient views of the Odyssey as tragedy and as comedy.
Geographic Area Europe
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3397014
(OCoLC)ocm03397014
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Torrance, Robert M. 1939-
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