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Fahrenheit 451 (Bloom's Reviews)

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-- Presents the most important 20th-century criticism on major works from The Odyssey through modern literature<BR>-- The critical essays reflect a variety of schools of criticism<BR>-- Contains critical biographies, notes on the contributing critics, a chronology of the author's life, and an index

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 137) and index.

Table of Contents

Introduction / Harold Bloom — Machines of joy and sorrow : rockets, time machines, robots, man vs. machine, Orwellian tales, and Fahrenheit 451 / Wayne L. Johnson — Burning bright : Fahrenheit 451 as symbolic dystopia / Donald Watt — Reverie and the marvelous : doublings of the self in The Martian chronicles and Fahrenheit 451 / William F. Touponce — The post-apocalyptic library : oral and literate culture in Fahrenheit 451 and A canticle for Leibowitz / Susan Spencer — The flight from the good life : Fahrenheit 451 in the context of postwar American dystopias / David Seed --Ray Bradbury's Cold War novels / Kevin Hoskinson — The imagery of hands in Fahrenheit 451 / Rafeeq O. McGiveron — What "carried the trick"? : mass exploitation and the decline of thought in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 / Rafeeq O. McGiveron — "Do you know the legend of Hercules and Antaeus?" : the wilderness in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 / Rafeeq O. McGiveron.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780791059296
Editor:
Bloom, Harold
Editor:
Bradbury, Ray
Editor:
Bloom, Harold
Editor:
Bradbury, Ray
Author:
Bloom, Harold
Author:
Bradbury, Ray
Publisher:
Chelsea House Publications
Location:
Philadelphia
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
Science fiction, american
Subject:
Book Notes
Subject:
Book burning in literature
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations
Series Volume:
451
Publication Date:
January 2001
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
vii, 147 p.
Dimensions:
9.51x6.43x.71 in. .91 lbs.

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