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Metamorphosis - a book by Skulsky, Harold


The Mind in Exile

Metamorphosis( )
Author: Skulsky, Harold
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $65.00
Book Description:

Fusing the methods of comparative literature, intellectual history, and philosophical analysis, Skulsky explores a motif that has fascinated storytellers since antiquity: the miraculous transformation of a character into a plant, an animal, or a different human being. The thesis of the study is that the fantasy of metamorphosis challenges the narrator and his audience to confront certain basic anxieties about the human condition.

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Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Book Weight:1.312 Pounds

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