Coverart for item
The Resource A cheerful nihilism; : confidence and "the absurd" in American humorous fiction

A cheerful nihilism; : confidence and "the absurd" in American humorous fiction

Label
A cheerful nihilism; : confidence and "the absurd" in American humorous fiction
Title
A cheerful nihilism;
Title remainder
confidence and "the absurd" in American humorous fiction
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Action
commitment to retain
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1936-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hauck, Richard Boyd
Dewey number
813/.00917
Index
index present
LC call number
  • PS430
  • PS430
LC item number
  • .H27
  • .H27 1971
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Humorous stories, American
  • Nihilism (Philosophy) in literature
  • Absurd (Philosophy) in literature
  • Humor
  • Literatur
  • USA
  • Absurd (Philosophy) in literature
  • Humorous stories, American
  • Nihilism (Philosophy) in literature
  • USA
  • Wit and humor
Label
A cheerful nihilism; : confidence and "the absurd" in American humorous fiction
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Jonathan Edwards: the solution of being
  • Benjamin Franklin: man of confidence, confidence man
  • 3.
  • From the absurd frontier:
  • The Native American absurdist
  • The teller in the tall tale
  • Biters and biters bit
  • 4.
  • The descent to faith: Herman Melville:
  • Captain Cook's toe and other jolly puzzles
  • 1.
  • Queequeg's coffin
  • The confidence of The confidence-man
  • The jokes in Billy Budd
  • 5.
  • The prisoner at the window: Mark Twain:
  • A high and dangerous view
  • The innocent absurdist
  • The failure of absurd creation
  • Tragedy traps
  • 6.
  • The American sisyphus:
  • The prime maniacal risibility: William Faulkner:
  • Inventing enough stuff
  • Snopes was here
  • The savage caricaturist
  • 7.
  • The fruitful fruitless odysseys: John Barth:
  • Odyssey in the funhouse
  • Mythotherpay
  • Epic circles
  • 8.
  • Sisyphus and absurd creation
  • A heritage of corpses:
  • Creation on the run
  • The giggle in the jungle
  • The absurd view and American humor
  • 2.
  • Faith and confidence: American solutions:
  • Conscious and unconscious absurdity
  • Puritan perplexity in action
Control code
ocm00134875
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 269 pages
Isbn
9780253313454
Lccn
79135007
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780253313454
  • (OCoLC)00134875
Label
A cheerful nihilism; : confidence and "the absurd" in American humorous fiction
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Jonathan Edwards: the solution of being
  • Benjamin Franklin: man of confidence, confidence man
  • 3.
  • From the absurd frontier:
  • The Native American absurdist
  • The teller in the tall tale
  • Biters and biters bit
  • 4.
  • The descent to faith: Herman Melville:
  • Captain Cook's toe and other jolly puzzles
  • 1.
  • Queequeg's coffin
  • The confidence of The confidence-man
  • The jokes in Billy Budd
  • 5.
  • The prisoner at the window: Mark Twain:
  • A high and dangerous view
  • The innocent absurdist
  • The failure of absurd creation
  • Tragedy traps
  • 6.
  • The American sisyphus:
  • The prime maniacal risibility: William Faulkner:
  • Inventing enough stuff
  • Snopes was here
  • The savage caricaturist
  • 7.
  • The fruitful fruitless odysseys: John Barth:
  • Odyssey in the funhouse
  • Mythotherpay
  • Epic circles
  • 8.
  • Sisyphus and absurd creation
  • A heritage of corpses:
  • Creation on the run
  • The giggle in the jungle
  • The absurd view and American humor
  • 2.
  • Faith and confidence: American solutions:
  • Conscious and unconscious absurdity
  • Puritan perplexity in action
Control code
ocm00134875
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 269 pages
Isbn
9780253313454
Lccn
79135007
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780253313454
  • (OCoLC)00134875

Library Locations

    • Waubonsee: Sugar Grove Campus - Todd LibraryBorrow it
      Collins Hall 2nd Floor Waubonsee Community College Route 47 at Waubonsee Drive, Sugar Grove, IL, 60554-9454, US
      41.7974 -88.45785
Processing Feedback ...