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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

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