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Literary afterlife

Bernard A. Drew

Literary afterlife

the posthumous continuations of 325 authors" fictional characters

by Bernard A. Drew

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by McFarland & Co., Inc., Publishers in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 335-341) and index.

StatementBernard A. Drew
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN218 .D74 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 408 p. ;
Number of Pages408
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24419280M
ISBN 109780786441792
LC Control Number2009037844
OCLC/WorldCa439209571

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The following is an excerpt from Julia Alvarez's novel, Afterlife, her first novel in 15 z is the bestselling author of In the Time of the Butterflies and How the García Girls Lost Their President Obama awarded Alvarez the National Medal of Arts in recognition of her extraordinary storytelling.

Afterlife by Julia Alvarez is a wonderful piece of literary fiction. This is the first book I have read by Ms. Alvarez, but as I enjoyed this so much, I am going to be sure to read more. This book brings into play a lot of family and social dynamics: sisters/relationships with siblings, family death, death of a spouse and soulmate, mental /5().

AFTERLIFE by Categories: LITERARY FICTION The book is split into three sections, including a first one which alternates chapters between the time of Ellie’s disappearance and the present and a second section that begins as Laurel and Floyd meet.

Both of. It includes book series that have continued under a deceased writer's real or pen name, undisguised offshoots issued under the new writer's name, posthumous collaborations in which a deceased author's unfinished manuscript is completed by another writer, unauthorized pastiches, and "biographies" of literary by: 1.

Afterlife is a fantastic quick-reading book that is at once a re-imagining of Dante's Inferno and a novelized version of Doctor Strange. It begins as a crime thriller but quickly develops into something far different, exploring concepts of an afterlife that is far different than anyone could have imagined/5.

Julia Alvarez is one of our most prolific writers—her work spanning multiple genres and audiences. She has published three books of nonfiction, three collections of poetry, 11 books for children and young adults, and now seven literary novels.

Her latest, Afterlife, is her first adult novel in nearly 15 years. Fans of Alvarez know what a. As a writer and philosopher, Solomon Maimon acknowledged that his work was not as graceful as Moses Mendelssohn's mellifluous German prose or as architectonically grandiose as Immanuel Kant's Critiques.

Indeed, his work is not as revered as that of Mendelssohn and Kant. While Maimon's afterlife in European philosophy was what he cared most about, his literary afterlife is primarily the story.

The first months of the s have brought us excellent books by Latino authors. One is Marcelo Hernandez Castillo’s memoir, Children of the r is Afterlife, Julia Alvarez’s first novel for adults in over a couldn’t be more timely, a moving portrait of a retired English professor and novelist dealing with her husband’s sudden death and the plight of fellow Latinos.

Life After Life can be read as a book about writing (very fashionable) and about how the author, who holds all the cards, can manipulate the characters. To prove the point, Kate Atkinson gives.

Episodes in a Literary Afterlife. Author: Eric Haywood; Publisher: Four Courts PressLtd ISBN: N.A Category: Literary Collections Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The essays in this volume pinpoint moments in Dante's literary fortune between the fifteenth and nineteenth centuries and in four different countries - Italy, Spain, Germany and England.

Levinas, Derrida, and the Literary Afterlife of Religion. Sarah Hammerschlag and important book. It will be required reading for those interested in Levinas and Derrida and for all of those in the study of religion who wish to explore the relationship between ethics, politics, religion, and literature.

you consent to Columbia University. With a mission to tell the transformational stories and serve as a conduit to amplify the stories with messages of hope and inspiration, Laura Ponticello is a literary agent, book marketing consultant and publisher of Divine Phoenix Books,   The subtitle of the book is “Levinas, Derrida and the Literary Afterlife of Religion.” Here the term “afterlife” refers to the claim in the last chapter of Derrida’s work Gift of Death that modern literature is an Abrahamic inheritance.

One task of my book is to think about the nature of this inheritance and also to argue for the. Alvarez begins “Afterlife” with a flurry of loss.

Her narrator, Antonia Vega, recently widowed by a car accident, “cannot comprehend how someone she loved can be nothing but dust Author: Kristen Millares Young.

The groundbreaking, bestselling classic, now available in a special fortieth-anniversary edition includes a new foreword from Eben Alexander, M.D., author of Proof of Heaven, and a new afterword by the author. Raymond Moody is the “father” of the modern NDE (near-death experience) movement, and his pioneering work Life After Life transformed the world, revolutionizing the way we think.

POSTPONED: Literary Luncheon: Julia Alvarez - Afterlife (Corte Madera Store) Friday, Ap - pm Please note: This event has been postponed due to. "[Alvarez] reaps the fruits of her earlier literary efforts Afterlife is anchored not just in easy humor and sharp observation, but in her fine-tuned sense for the intimacies of immigrant sisterhood.” —The New York Times Book Review “A sweeping tour de force one of.

"[Alvarez] reaps the fruits of her earlier literary efforts Afterlife is anchored not just in easy humor and sharp observation, but in her fine-tuned sense for the intimacies of immigrant sisterhood.” —The New York Times Book Review “A sweeping tour de force one of the most significant Latina writers of her time.”Brand: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill.

The afterlife in my new novel Felix Romsey’s Afterparty is mildly there lurks credible attention to literary and religious detail: Hales was a Catholic church historian. One wonders how. This is an encyclopedic work, arranged by broad categories and then by original authors, of literary pastiches in which fictional characters have reappeared in new works after the deaths of the authors that created them.

It includes book series that have continued under a deceased writer's real or pen name, undisguised offshoots issued under the new writer's name, posthumous collaborations in 5/5(1).It includes book series that have continued under a deceased writer's real or pen name, undisguised offshoots issued under the new writer's name, posthumous collaborations in which a deceased author's unfinished manuscript is completed by another writer, unauthorized pastiches, and "biographies" of literary characters.Who in this book has an afterlife?

Click here for the full Book Club Kit from Algonquin. Unless otherwise stated, this discussion guide is reprinted with the permission of Algonquin Books. Any page references refer to a USA edition of the book, usually the trade paperback version, and may vary in other editions.