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The Resource Vendetta : essays on honor and revenge, edited by Giovanna Summerfield

Vendetta : essays on honor and revenge, edited by Giovanna Summerfield

Label
Vendetta : essays on honor and revenge
Title
Vendetta
Title remainder
essays on honor and revenge
Statement of responsibility
edited by Giovanna Summerfield
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In spite of our clever and urban modern logic, our sharp common sense of destruction and reaction versus the more gratifying construction and proactive action, we still weave talionic plots that go beyond staged tragedies and past eras. Revenge continues to be popular in fiction as in non-fictional realms. As an audience, we enjoy films and books that hail the 'getting even' philosophy; even our most renowned children's stories are seeded in vindication and retribution (Hansel and Gretel, Red ..
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
809.93353
Index
index present
LC call number
PN56.R48
LC item number
V46 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Summerfield, Giovanna
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  • Revenge in literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Literature & literary studies
  • Literature: history & criticism
  • Literary studies: general
  • Revenge in literature
Label
Vendetta : essays on honor and revenge, edited by Giovanna Summerfield
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
Pietas as vengeance: Ovid's Metamorphoses / Meredith Prince -- The point of revenge: questioning chivalry in La vengeance raguidel and Les merveilles de rigomer / Kristin L. Burr -- The dangers of saying no: vengeance and the besieged lady in Chrétien's Chevalier au lion and Old French romance / Kathy Krause -- The goddess Nature's revenge and human nature in the medieval Spanish Libro de Alexandre / Z. David Zuwiyya -- Reigning revenge in the Poem of El Cid / Julio Hernando -- Resemblance, reality, and revenge: Nicola Van Houbranken's Portrait of François Rivière / Anne Betty Weinshenker -- Vendetta and veritas in Diderot's Madame de la Pommeraye and Bresson's Les dames du Bois de Boulogne / Marcelline Block -- For better or for worse, till death do us part: honor in Italy / Giovanna Summerfield -- "Chi cerca trova e chi seguita vince": seeking revenge in Verga's Cavalleria rusticana and Pirandello's Liolà / Susan Amatangelo
Control code
828869176
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 162 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781443821018
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612624377
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
262437
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)828869176
Label
Vendetta : essays on honor and revenge, edited by Giovanna Summerfield
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
Pietas as vengeance: Ovid's Metamorphoses / Meredith Prince -- The point of revenge: questioning chivalry in La vengeance raguidel and Les merveilles de rigomer / Kristin L. Burr -- The dangers of saying no: vengeance and the besieged lady in Chrétien's Chevalier au lion and Old French romance / Kathy Krause -- The goddess Nature's revenge and human nature in the medieval Spanish Libro de Alexandre / Z. David Zuwiyya -- Reigning revenge in the Poem of El Cid / Julio Hernando -- Resemblance, reality, and revenge: Nicola Van Houbranken's Portrait of François Rivière / Anne Betty Weinshenker -- Vendetta and veritas in Diderot's Madame de la Pommeraye and Bresson's Les dames du Bois de Boulogne / Marcelline Block -- For better or for worse, till death do us part: honor in Italy / Giovanna Summerfield -- "Chi cerca trova e chi seguita vince": seeking revenge in Verga's Cavalleria rusticana and Pirandello's Liolà / Susan Amatangelo
Control code
828869176
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 162 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781443821018
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612624377
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
262437
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)828869176

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