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The Resource Ambrose Bierce and the dance of death, Sharon Talley

Ambrose Bierce and the dance of death, Sharon Talley

Label
Ambrose Bierce and the dance of death
Title
Ambrose Bierce and the dance of death
Statement of responsibility
Sharon Talley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ambrose Bierce and the Dance of Death uses psychoanalytic theory in combination with historical, cultural, and literary contexts to examine the complex motif of death in a full range of Bierce's writings. Scholarly interest in Bierce, whose work has long been undervalued, has grown significantly in recent years. This new book contributes to the ongoing reassessment by providing new contexts for joining the texts in his canon in meaningful ways. Previous attempts to consider Bierce from a psychological perspective have been superficial, often reductive Freudian readings of individual stor
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Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Talley, Sharon
Dewey number
813/.4
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS1097.Z5
LC item number
T34 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bierce, Ambrose
  • Death in literature
  • Fear of death in literature
  • United States
  • War stories, American
  • War in literature
  • Bierce, Ambrose
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Death in literature
  • Fear of death in literature
  • War and literature
  • War in literature
  • War stories, American
  • United States
Label
Ambrose Bierce and the dance of death, Sharon Talley
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
Childhood and the fear of death in the Parenticide Club and "Visions of the Night" -- The failed journey to self-understanding in "The death of Halpin Frayser" -- Sacred to death: tales of terror from In the Midst of Life -- Doubling death: seeking the immortal self in stories from Can such things be? -- Courage and cowardice: facing death in Bierce's early Civil War writings -- Death before dishonor: seasoned soldiers and the burden of heroism -- Collateral damage: civilians and the human cost of war -- Seeking death: tales of suicidal war heroes -- Surviving war: "Phantoms of a blood-stained period" and posttraumatic stress disorder -- Bierce's final dance of death
Control code
699513603
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 160 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781572336902
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)699513603
Label
Ambrose Bierce and the dance of death, Sharon Talley
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
Childhood and the fear of death in the Parenticide Club and "Visions of the Night" -- The failed journey to self-understanding in "The death of Halpin Frayser" -- Sacred to death: tales of terror from In the Midst of Life -- Doubling death: seeking the immortal self in stories from Can such things be? -- Courage and cowardice: facing death in Bierce's early Civil War writings -- Death before dishonor: seasoned soldiers and the burden of heroism -- Collateral damage: civilians and the human cost of war -- Seeking death: tales of suicidal war heroes -- Surviving war: "Phantoms of a blood-stained period" and posttraumatic stress disorder -- Bierce's final dance of death
Control code
699513603
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 160 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781572336902
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)699513603

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