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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - Ken Kesey, New Edition
  • Trim Size: 6-1/8 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 0791096165
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7910-9616-1
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $45.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 03/01/2008
  • Dewey Number: 813
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 216

Summary

Ken Kesey’s debut novel, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, uses an innovative structure and unique characters to tell a memorable story set in a mental institution. This critically acclaimed novel has also garnered success on film and on the stage. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, New Edition features a collection of cohesive critical essays that will enhance young scholars' understanding of Kesey's groundbreaking work. Other highlights in this updated volume include an illuminating introduction by Harold Bloom, a detailed chronology, a bibliography, and an index.

Specifications

Chronology. Bibliography. Index.

About the Author(s)

Harold Bloom is Sterling Professor of the Humanities at Yale University. Educated at Cornell and Yale universities, he is the author of 30 books, including Shelley's Mythmaking (1959), The Visionary Company (1961), Blake's Apocalypse (1963), Yeats (1970), A Map of Misreading (1975), Kabbalah and Criticism (1975), Agon: Toward a Theory of Revisionism (1982), The American Religion (1992), The Western Canon (1994), Omens of Millennium: The Gnosis of Angels, Dreams, and Resurrection (1996), and Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human (1998), a 1998 National Book Award finalist. The Anxiety of Influence (1973) sets forth Professor Bloom's provocative theory of the literary relationships between the great writers and their predecessors. His most recent books include How to Read and Why (2000), Genius: A Mosaic of One Hundred Exemplary Creative Minds (2002), Hamlet: Poem Unlimited (2003), Where Shall Wisdom Be Found? (2004), and Jesus and Yahweh: The Names Divine (2005). In addition, he is the author of hundreds of articles, reviews, and editorial introductions. In 1999, Professor Bloom received the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal for Criticism. He has also received the International Prize of Catalonia, the Alfonso Reyes Prize of Mexico, and the Hans Christian Andersen Bicentennial Prize of Denmark.

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