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Epstein, Edmund L.

Overview
Works: 31 works in 176 publications in 1 language and 9,237 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Dystopian fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Science fiction  Adventure stories  Handbooks and manuals  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Redactor
Classifications: PR6013.O35, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Edmund L Epstein
 
Most widely held works by Edmund L Epstein
Lord of the flies by William Golding( Book )

41 editions published between 1954 and 2016 in English and held by 3,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic study of human nature which depicts the degeneration of a group of schoolboys marooned on a desert island
Language and style by Edmund L Epstein( )

27 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
The ordeal of Stephen Dedalus; the conflict of the generations in James Joyce's A portrait of the artist as a young man by Edmund L Epstein( Book )

13 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Starchamber quiry : a James Joyce centennial volume, 1882-1982( Book )

15 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Work in progress : Joyce centenary essays( Book )

7 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mythic worlds, modern words : on the art of James Joyce by Joseph Campbell( Book )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings introduced two generations to the works of James Joyce. What Campbell discovered became the foundation for his work in comparative mythology and religion. Mythic Worlds, Modern Words provides a representation of Campbell's published writing, lectures on Joyce, and exchanges with his audiences, from his obituary notice on Joyce in 1941 to lectures delivered within a few years of Campbell's death. This material has been arranged as running commentary on A
A skeleton key to Finnegans wake : unlocking James Joyce's masterwork by Joseph Campbell( Book )

7 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Page by page, chapter by chapter, [this book] outlines the basic action of [Finnegans Wake], simplifies and clarifies the complex web of images and illusions, and provides an understandable continuous narrative from which the reader can venture out on his own.-Dust jacket
A guide through Finnegans wake by Edmund L Epstein( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The language of African literature( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this anthology, some of the most prolific and widely-read African novelists are analyzed - by some of the most advanced African linguists - from two divergent but mutually illuminating perspectives: a sophisticated linguistic and cultural analysis of their works as world-class literary products; and a "cross-cultural" analysis of the rich influence of one (or more) of the over-3,000 indigenous African languages on the English-language writing style of these African authors."--Jacket
Pincher Martin by William Golding( Book )

3 editions published between 1956 and 1966 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sole survivor of a torpedoed destroyer is miraculously cast up on a huge, barren rock in mid-Atlantic. Pitted against him are the sea, the sun, the night cold, and the terror of his isolation. At the core of this raging tale of physical and psychological violence lies Christopher Martin's will to live as the sum total of his life
Women's language and style( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The James Joyce review( )

in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A critical analysis of chapters one to twenty-six of the Targum to the Book of Job by Edmund L Epstein( Book )

10 editions published between 1941 and 1999 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord of the Flies ... With a biographical and critical note by E.L. Epstein. [With a portrait.] by William Golding( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sineklerin tanrısı : roman = Lord of the flies by William Golding( Book )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel about a group of English boys completely cut off from society who revert to brutal, primitive savagery
Lord of the flies by William Golding( Recording )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Lord of the Flies offers a variation upon the ever-popular tale of island adventure ... [The author's] castaways are faced with the usual struggle for survival, the terrors of isolation, and a desperate but finally successful effort to sign a passing ship which will return to the world they have lost. This time, however, the story is told against the background of an atomic war.]
Linguistics and English prosody [by] Edmund L. Epstein and Terence Hawkes. With an introd. by Henry Lee Smith by Edmund L Epstein( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The paradox of holocaust humor : comedy that illuminates tragedy by Alice M Solomon( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The use of humor in Holocaust art has provoked fervent debate. On one side are those who denounce it in the belief that it misrepresents the event and disrespects its victims. On the other side are those who believe that humor, especially in its darkest form, is uniquely suited to the representation of an event so inherently absurd and terrifying. This dissertation supports the latter position. It begins with an overview of humor theory, citing, among others, Hobbes, Kant, Freud, Bakhtin, and Des Pres. Humor is shown to be both a defense against persecution and a force for resistance and rebellion. The problematic aspects of memory, witnessing, and giving testimony are considered within the context of attempting to reconstruct history. The dissertation goes on to discuss the special nature of Jewish humor, which often focuses on the gap between the ideal of the Jews as a chosen people and the reality of Jewish historical experience. Following this are discussions of specific works--the first among them Kurt Vonnegut's Mother Night. Central to this novel is the kind of moral ambiguity so often present in Holocaust narrative. The protagonist, a self-proclaimed apolitical man, accepts a job spying for the Allies; yet the job involves broadcasting inflammatory anti-Semitic propaganda. In Mother Night Vonnegut addresses the importance of behaving responsibly. The central figure in Leslie Epstein's King of the Jews, based on the head of the Lodz Ghetto Jewish Council, is enveloped in moral ambiguity, as well. Is he an egomaniacal tyrant interested only in self-glorification and in wielding power, or is he himself only a victim, trying to do his best under impossible circumstances? Next to be considered are the works of three Second-Generation authors: Art Spiegelman, Michael Chabon, and Thane Rosenbaum. It is shown that all three use humor, as well as magic, to respond to their Holocaust legacies. The transmission of memory and the phenomenon of secondhand witnessing are examined in this chapter. Finally, the dissertation addresses five film comedies that touch upon the Holocaust in varying degrees: The Great Dictator, To Be or Not to Be, The Producers, Seven Beauties, and Life Is Beautiful . It is shown that each one, through the use of very different types of humor, moved us forward in our ability to confront and contemplate a subject that remains largely incomprehensible
The James Joyce review( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ordeal of Stephan Dedalus by Edmund L Epstein( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Lord of the flies
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Mythic worlds, modern words : on the art of James JoyceA skeleton key to Finnegans wake : unlocking James Joyce's masterworkA guide through Finnegans wakeThe language of African literatureLord of the flies
Alternative Names
Epstein, E. L.

Epstein, E. L. (Edmund L.)

Epstein, Edmund L.

Languages
English (160)