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Author Fishelov, David

Title Dialogues with/and great books : the dynamics of canon formation / David Fishelov

Publ Info Brighton [U.K.] ; Portland, Or. : Sussex Academic Press, 2010
 RWU Main Library  PN81 .F575 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  PN81 .F575 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 219 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-212) and index
Contents Real life dialogues -- Literary dialogues -- The battle of the (great) books -- The dialogic approach to great books -- The sacrifice scene : Kierkegaard and Levin -- Samson : Jabotinsky and DeMille -- Jesus Christ : Monty Python and Saramago -- Horace in Pushkin, Owen, and Diderot -- Juvenal's Satire X : Johnson and Swift -- Pygmalion : Ovid, Shaw & My fair lady via Molière -- More's Utopia : Bacon, Swift, and Voltaire -- Robinson Crusoe, the variety principle revisited
LC subject Canon (Literature)
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
ISBN 9781845193683 (acid-free paper)
1845193687 (acid-free paper)