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Title Myth and subversion in the contemporary novel / edited by José Manuel Losada Goya and Marta Guirao Ochoa.

Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012.

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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 523 pages) : illustrations
Language English and Spanish, with abstracts in English and Spanish.
Note "These essays are a selection from over two hundred presented by scholars from 25 countries for the international conference on "Myth and subversion in the contemporary novel" which took place at the Universidade Complutense de Madrid (March 9-11, 2011)"--Page xiii.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHTCHAPTER TWENTY-NINE; CHAPTER THIRTY; CHAPTER THIRTY-ONE; PART VII; CHAPTER THIRTY-TWO; CHAPTER THIRTY-THREE; CHAPTER THIRTY-FOUR; PART VIII; CHAPTER THIRTY-FIVE; CHAPTER THIRTY-SIX; CHAPTER THIRTY-SEVEN; CONTRIBUTORS; INDEX.
Summary This bilingual work aims to identify and explain the subversive rewriting of ancient, medieval and modern myths in contemporary novels. The book opens with two theoretical essays on the subject of subversive tendencies and myth reinvention in the contemporary novel. From there, it moves on to the analysis of essential texts. Firstly, classical myths in authors such as André Gide, Thomas Pynchon, Julio Cortázar, Italo Calvino or Christa Wolf (for instance Theseus, Oedipus or Medea) are discus ...
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Subject Fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Fiction -- 21st century -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Myth in literature -- Congresses.
Symbolic inversion -- Congresses.
Chronological Term 1900-2099
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Added Author Losada-Goya, José-Manuel, editor.
Guirao Ochoa, Marta, editor.
Other Form: Print version: 1443837466 9781443837460
ISBN 1443838152 (electronic bk.)
9781443838153 (electronic bk.)
1443837466
9781443837460