Bloom's Literary Themes

Bloom's Literary Themes

The Taboo

Book - 2010
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Examines societal taboos in works of literature ranging from Bram Stoker's "Dracula" to James Joyce's "Ulysses" and the poetry of Anne Sexton.

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From a Polynesian word meaning "prohibition," a taboo is a social more that should never be broken. This volume discusses the role of the taboo in such works as Dracula, Lolita, Lord of the Flies, "A Rose for Emily," Ulysses, and many more works.

Featuring original essays and excerpts from previously published critical analyses, this addition to the Bloom's Literary Themes series gives students valuable insight into the title's subject theme.



Publisher: New York : Bloom's Literary Criticism, c2010
ISBN: 9781604134445
1604134445
Characteristics: xvi, 275 p. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Bloom, Harold
Hobby, Blake
Alternative Title: Taboo

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