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The Resource The spirit of carnival : magical realism and the grotesque, David K. Danow

The spirit of carnival : magical realism and the grotesque, David K. Danow

Label
The spirit of carnival : magical realism and the grotesque
Title
The spirit of carnival
Title remainder
magical realism and the grotesque
Statement of responsibility
David K. Danow
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The world of literature responds to the ""spirit of carnival"" in ways that are both social and cultural, mythological and archetypal. Literature provides a mirror in which carnival is reflected and refracted through the multifarious perspectives of verbal art. In his original, wide-ranging book, David K. Danow catches the various reflections in that mirror, from the bright, life-affirming magical side of carnival, as revealed in the literature of Latin American writers, to its dark, grotesque, death-embracing aspect as illustrated in numerous novels depicting the dire experience of the Second
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Danow, David K.
Dewey number
809/.93353
Index
index present
LC call number
PN3352.C37
LC item number
D36 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Carnival in literature
  • Magic in literature
  • Grotesque in literature
  • Fiction
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Carnival in literature
  • Fiction
  • Grotesque in literature
  • Magic in literature
Label
The spirit of carnival : magical realism and the grotesque, David K. Danow
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Literary manifestations -- The carnivalesque-grotesque -- Magical realism -- Grotesque realism -- Archetypal aspects
Control code
900344711
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (190 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813148946
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129f097
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344711
Label
The spirit of carnival : magical realism and the grotesque, David K. Danow
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Literary manifestations -- The carnivalesque-grotesque -- Magical realism -- Grotesque realism -- Archetypal aspects
Control code
900344711
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (190 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813148946
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129f097
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344711

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