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Hobby, Blake

Overview
Works: 20 works in 116 publications in 1 language and 10,237 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  Black humor 
Roles: Editor, Other, Author
Publication Timeline
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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 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the literary theme of the hero's journey in twenty essays covering works by authors as varied as Virgil and Maxine Hong Kingston
Alienation( )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 766 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
The American dream( )

9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the role of the theme of the American dream in great works of literature such as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Death of a Salesman, The Great Gatsby, and many others
Death and dying( )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some of the greatest works of literature have wrestled with the task of illuminating the human experience of death. This new title discusses the role of death and dying in works such as Beloved, A Farewell to Arms, Lord of the Flies, Paradise Lost, and many others. Featuring approximately 20 essays, Death and Dying provides valuable insights on this recurring theme in literature
The grotesque( )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 658 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( )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains twenty critical essays that explore themes of rebirth and renewal in various works, such as Conrad's "Heart of Darkness," Shakespeare's "The Tempest," and Dostoevsky's "Crime and Punishment."
Human sexuality( )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the role of human sexuality in literary works, such as, Lolita, Madame Bovary, Oedipus Rex, and Sons and lovers
Bloom's literary themes( )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 620 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
Bloom's literary themes( )

8 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces humor in literature and the literary devices used to create it while explaining the importance of satirical wit
Bloom's literary themes by Harold Bloom( )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many cultures have stories about beings that are sometimes malevolent and other times whimsical
Bloom's literary themes by Harold Bloom( )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A literary expose' exploring the writings about slavery
The labyrinth( )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of nineteen critical essays that explore the role of the labyrinth in various works of literature, including "The Garden of Forking Paths," "Metamorphoses," "Ulysses," and others
Exploration and colonization( )

8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty essays examine the themes of exploration and colonization in literature, including works such as "The Iliad" and "Things Fall Apart."
The sublime by Harold Bloom( )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of eighteen essays that discuss the role of the sublime in classic works and depicts that sense of awe evoked in literature in response to nature or great works of art. Includes an index
Bloom's literary themes by Harold Bloom( )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of twenty essays that discuss the role of the taboo in classic works focusing on social mores that were broken such as violence, drug use, sex, or religion. Includes an index
Sin and redemption( )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of essays about the themes of sin and redemption found in many of the great novels in literature. Includes chapter notes and an index
Bloom's literary themes by Harold Bloom( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The role of civil disobedience, the act of defying society, is examined in "1984", "Antigone", "The Crucible", "Fahrenheit-451", and many more works. Featuring original essays and excerpts from critical analyses, this book gives students an insight into the subject theme
Student's encyclopedia of great American writers by Andrea Tinnemeyer( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A five volume set that features more than 180 entries on some of the greatest writers in American literature, including John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Paine, and more
Bloom's Literary Themes : the Sublime( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Student's encyclopedia of great American writers by Blake Hobby( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The sublime
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AlienationThe American dreamDeath and dyingThe grotesqueRebirth and renewalHuman sexualityBloom's literary themesBloom's literary themes
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English (115)