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Stages of the clown; perspectives on modern fiction from Dostoyevsky to Beckett. With a preface by Harry T. Moore.

Carbondale, Southern Illinois University Press [1970] .
ISBN 080930449X, 9780809304493

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Subjects Clown (Motiv)
Clowns dans la littérature.
Clowns in literature.
Fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Roman -- 19e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Roman français -- 20e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Series Crosscurrents/modern critiques.
Description xiv, 166 pages 22 cm.
Copyright Date [1970]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-161).
Contents The stages of the clown -- Transformation: Dostoevsky's Idiot and Kafka's "metamorphosis" -- The Alazon: the theme of intrusion in Great expectations and The trial -- Faulkner's one ring circus: Light in August -- The world upside down I: Flannery O'Connor -- The world upside down II: William Burroughs's Naked lunch and Nabokov's Lolita -- Harlequin: the character of the clown in Saul Bellow's Henderson the rain king and John Hawkes's Second skin -- Which way is up?: Ralph Ellison's Invisible man, Günter Grass's Tin drum, and Samuel Beckett's Trilogy -- The incarnate word was never known to laugh.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)93427
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Pearce, Richard, 1932-
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