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Field of Nonsense (Paperback) (Elisabeth Sewell)

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This magnificent and witty study by an unrecognized innovator seeks to define and explore the nature of "nonsense" in literature. Relying mainly on readings of Lewis Carroll and Edward Lear, Elizabeth Sewell not only sets out plausible boundaries for what or does not constitutes gibberish, but elucidates just how much of what is considered "sensible" writing must rely on nonsense for its power. Comparable only to the greatest works of Viktor Shklovsky, The Field of Nonsense is a masterpiece of American literary criticism.

Number of Pages: 198
Genre: Literary Criticism
Sub-Genre: European / English + Irish + Scottish + Welsh
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Ingram Pub Services
Author: Elisabeth Sewell
Language: English
Street Date: November 27, 2015
TCIN: 50161095
UPC: 9781628971293
Item Number (DPCI): 248-03-1873
MSRPReg: $16.00 Save $5.13 (32% off)

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