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The Resource Deadly Musings : Violence and Verbal Form in American Fiction

Deadly Musings : Violence and Verbal Form in American Fiction

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Deadly Musings : Violence and Verbal Form in American Fiction
Title
Deadly Musings
Title remainder
Violence and Verbal Form in American Fiction
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Violent scenes in American fiction are not only brutal, bleak, and gratuitous," writes Michael Kowalewski. "They are also, by turns, comic, witty, poignant, and sometimes, strangely enough, even terrifyingly beautiful." In this fascinating tour of American fiction, Kowalewski examines incidents ranging from scalpings and torture in The Deerslayer to fish feeding off human viscera in To Have and Have Not, to show how highly charged descriptive passages bear on major issues concerning a writer's craft. Instead of focusing on violence as a socio-cultural phenomenon, he explores how writers inclu
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Cataloging source
MERUC
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Kowalewski, Michael
Dewey number
813.009/355
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS374.V58K68 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • American fiction
  • Violence in literature
  • Literary style
  • Literary form
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American fiction
  • Literary form
  • Literary style
  • Violence in literature
Label
Deadly Musings : Violence and Verbal Form in American Fiction
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents
Control code
700688644
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (312 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400821174
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/cttkbkm
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)700688644
Label
Deadly Musings : Violence and Verbal Form in American Fiction
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents
Control code
700688644
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (312 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400821174
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttkbkm
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)700688644

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