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Hobby, Blake

Overview
Works: 25 works in 94 publications in 1 language and 9,321 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: PN56.5.H45, 809.93352
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Most widely held works by Blake Hobby
The hero's journey ( )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides an examination of the hero's journey as a plot device in classic literary works
Alienation ( )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains twenty critical essays that explore themes of alienation in various works, such as Melville's "Bartleby, the Scrivener," Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451," Woolf's "Mrs. Dalloway," and others
Death and dying ( )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides an examination of death and dying in classic literary works
The American dream ( )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides an examination of the American dream in classic literary works
Civil disobedience by Harold Bloom ( )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
There are few subjects that causes more controversy in literature than civil disobedience and these are explore here in works by some of history's most storied authors
The grotesque ( )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains twenty critical essays that explore themes of the grotesque in various works, such as Voltaire's "Candide," Shelley's "Frankenstein," "Gogol's "The Overcoat," and Kafka's "The Metamorphosis."
Rebirth and renewal by Harold Bloom ( )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides an examination of the use of rebirth and renewal in classic literary works
Dark humor ( )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part of the "Literary Themes" series, this book features original essays and excerpts from critical analyses
The trickster by Harold Bloom ( )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Many cultures have stories about beings that are sometimes malevolent and other times whimsical
Enslavement and emancipation by Harold Bloom ( )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A literary expose' exploring the writings about slavery
Human sexuality ( )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the role of human sexuality in literary works, such as, Lolita, Madame Bovary, Oedipus Rex, and Sons and lovers
The labyrinth ( )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides an examination of the use of the labyrinth in classic literary works
Exploration and colonization ( )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides an examination of the role of exploration and colonization in classic literary works
The sublime by Harold Bloom ( )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides an examination of the use of the sublime in classic literary works
The taboo by Harold Bloom ( )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From a Polynesian word meaning 'prohibition', a taboo is a social more that should not be broken by society's participants, for doing so can mean punishment. This book discusses the role of the taboo in "Howl", "Lolita", "Lord of the Flies", "The Miller's Tale", and many more works
Sin and redemption ( )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides an examination of the role of sin and redemption in classic literary works
Student's encyclopedia of great American writers ( )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bloom's Literary Themes the Sublime ( )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bloom's Literary Themes Exploration and Colonization by Harold Bloom ( )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collects essays regarding literary themes throughout literature on a number of subjects, critically analyzing works from ancient times to modern literature
Bloom's literary themes ( )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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