Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

sign up for Boomerang Books BulletinGet Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - The Absurd in Literature by Neil Cornwell

Neil Cornwell's study, while endeavouring to present an historical survey of absurdist literature and its forbears, does not aspire to being an exhaustive history of absurdism. Rather, it pauses on certain historical moments, artistic movements, literary figures and selected works, before moving on to discuss four key writers: Daniil Kharms, Franz Kafka, Samuel Beckett and Flann O'Brien. The absurd in literature will be of compelling interest to a considerable range of students of comparative, European (including Russian and Central European) and English literatures (British Isles and American) - as well as those more concerned with theatre studies, the avant-garde and the history of ideas (including humour theory). It should also have a wide appeal to the enthusiastic general reader. -- .

Buy The Absurd in Literature by Neil Cornwell from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780719074103
ISBN-10: 071907410X
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Manchester University Press
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publish Date: 30-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - The Absurd in Literature by Neil Cornwell

Book Reviews - The Absurd in Literature by Neil Cornwell

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Absurd in Literature book by Neil Cornwell and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Neil Cornwell

Neil Cornwell is Professor of Russian and Comparative Literature at the University of Bristol -- .

Books By Neil Cornwell

Routledge Companion to Russian Literature by Neil Cornwell
Paperback, September 2001
$47.69 $52.99
Odoevsky'S Four Pathways into Modern Fiction by Neil Cornwell
Hardback, July 2010
$155.70 $173.00
V.F. Odoevsky by Neil Cornwell
Hardback, November 2015
Absurd in Literature by Neil Cornwell
Hardback, August 2006