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Dislocating the End: Climax, Closure and the Invention of Genre (Studies on Themes and Motifs in Literature)

Rosen, Alan

Published by Peter Lang International Academic Publishers
ISBN 10: 0820437514 / ISBN 13: 9780820437514
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Title: Dislocating the End: Climax, Closure and the...

Publisher: Peter Lang International Academic Publishers

Binding: Hardcover

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Series: Studies on Themes and Motifs in Literature. Num Pages: 108 pages. BIC Classification: DSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 159 x 237 x 13. Weight in Grams: 316. . 2001. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780820437514

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Synopsis: Dislocating the End examines how two concepts - catastrophe and typology - have reconceived the notion of ending. This innovation in ending has in turn gone hand in hand with innovation in genre. Focusing on Shakespeare?s King Lear, Defoe?s A Journal of the Plague Year, and Gershom Scholem?s theory of catastrophe, this book shows the implications of displaced endings for tragedy, novel, and historiography.

About the Author: The Author: Alan Rosen is Lecturer in the English Department at Bar-Ilan University, Israel. He has published on early-modern drama and on Holocaust literature. He has recently edited Celebrating Elie Wiesel: Stories, Essays, Reflections (1998) and is currently writing a book on representing the Holocaust.

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