Comparative Criticism: Volume 24, Fantastic Currencies in Comparative Literature: Gothic to Postmodern - Comparative Criticism (Hardback)
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Comparative Criticism: Volume 24, Fantastic Currencies in Comparative Literature: Gothic to Postmodern - Comparative Criticism (Hardback)

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Comparative Criticism addresses itself to questions of literary theory and criticism. This new volume looks at Fantastic Currencies: money, modes, media, and contributions include: Credit Limit: Fiction and the surplus of belief; In Possession: person, money and exchange from 'Daphnis and Chloe' to 'Roger Ackroyd'; Christopher Marlowe: Iron and Gold; Jan Potocki and His Polish Milieu: the cultural context; The comic effect in The Manuscript found at Saragossa; Fabula interrupta; The European Tradition of the 'Nights': Jan Potocki and Odoevski's Russian Nights; The Saragossa Manuscript and European Film of the 1960s; Dialectics of Enlightenment: Notes on Has's Manuscript found at Saragossa; Archetype and Aesthetics of the Fantastic: The Narrative Form in Chinese and French Fiction. There is also a Bibliography of Jan Potocki and an invaluable Index to volumes 1-24 of Comparative Criticism. The winning entries in the 2001 BCLA/BCLT translation competition are also published.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521818698
Number of pages: 396
Weight: 750 g
Dimensions: 229 x 25 x 152 mm

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