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Myth and subversion in the contemporary novel

JosГ©-Manuel Losada-Goya

Myth and subversion in the contemporary novel

by JosГ©-Manuel Losada-Goya

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Published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History and criticism,
  • Congresses,
  • Symbolic inversion,
  • Myth in literature,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by José Manuel Losada Goya and Marta Guirao Ochoa
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3503 .M98 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 523 pages :
    Number of Pages523
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25407062M
    ISBN 101443837466
    ISBN 109781443837460
    LC Control Number2012427468
    OCLC/WorldCa800635389

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Language Note: English and Spanish, with abstracts in English and Spanish. Notes: "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 The book opens with two theoretical essays on the subject of subversive tendencies and myth reinvention in Myth and subversion in the contemporary novel book contemporary novel.

From there, it moves on to the analysis of essential texts. Firstly, classical myths in works by authors such as André Gide, Thomas Pynchon, Julio Cortázar, Italo Calvino or Christa Wolf (for instance, Theseus. scholars from 25 countries for the international conference on “Myth and Subversion in the Contemporary Novel,” which took place at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (March).

The five languages of the conference (English, Spanish, French, German, and Italian) have been reduced to two in this printed version. The book opens with two theoretical essays on the subject of subversive tendencies and myth reinvention in the contemporary novel.

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The International Conference 'Myth and Subversion in the Contemporary Novel' is organised by Amaltea:Journal of Myth Criticism, the Contemporary Myth Anthropology Research Project Amaltea; and the UCM-CAM Research Group ACIS: Research in Myth Criticism.

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