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Death in a Delphi Seminar: A Postmodern Mystery (SUNY series, The Margins of Literature) ePub download

by Norman N. Holland

  • Author: Norman N. Holland
  • ISBN: 0791425991
  • ISBN13: 978-0791425992
  • ePub: 1654 kb | FB2: 1322 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: History & Criticism
  • Publisher: SUNY Press (August 10, 1995)
  • Pages: 334
  • Rating: 4.6/5
  • Votes: 601
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Death in a Delphi Seminar: A Postmodern Mystery (SUNY series, The Margins of Literature) ePub download

Once I started reading Death in a Delphi Seminar, I had difficulty putting it down.

Once I started reading Death in a Delphi Seminar, I had difficulty putting it down. Indeed, it consumed much of a weekend, and when I finished, I wanted more. Plus it is witty, clever, ironic, allusive, and sophisticated without being pretentious.

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In this detective novel set in a small, intense seminar, eight students study what their professor regards as the central mystery of human nature: the uniqueness of the individual. One morning a woman student who has been fighting this idea and disrupting the seminar keels over, poisoned. The detective who takes charge is himself a writer who finds this tight little world of academic criticism and theory fascinating, baffling, yet somehow sympathetic.

In this detective novel set in a small, intense seminar, eight students study what their professor regards as the central mystery of human nature: the uniqueness of the individual.

book by Norman N. Holland. In this detective novel set in a small, intense seminar, eight students study what their professor regards as the central mystery of human nature: the uniqueness of the individual.

In 1995, Holland published a mystery novel based on the Delphi seminars entitled Death in a Delphi Seminar: A Postmodern Mystery. The story takes place in an English department, and the reader is led through the text using reader-response theory to understand the characters and the crime. Know Thyself: Delphi Seminars (2009) by Holland and Schwartz provides an overview of the Delphi Seminar teaching style and lays out the seminar's findings. Literature and cognitive science

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Holland, Norman N. Death in a Delphi Seminar: A Postmodern Mystery (SUNY series, The Margins of Literature). ISBN 13: 9780791426005.

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Professor Norman N. Holland (born 1927) made himself a murder suspect in his . Holland (born 1927) made himself a murder suspect in his own novel Death a Delphi Seminar. He then exonerated himself. Holland is the author of fifteen books, and the professor's wide-ranging career has found him weighing in on motion pictures, Shakespeare, the brain, reader-response theory, poetry, psychoanalysi. nd the Delphi seminar methodology, which takes seriously the ancient injunction to know thyself. Postmodern Mystery is a web site devoted to experimental, unconventional and postmodern approaches to stories of mystery and suspense. Further Clues: N orman Holland's home page. About Delphi Seminars.

In this detective novel set in a small, intense seminar, eight students study what their professor regards as the central mystery of human nature: the uniqueness of the individual. One morning a woman student who has been fighting this idea and disrupting the seminar keels over, poisoned. The detective who takes charge is himself a writer who finds this tight little world of academic criticism and theory fascinating, baffling, yet somehow sympathetic. Together he and the professor explore the minds and writings of the people in the seminar in order to track the murderer, then another body is found, pointing them in a different direction.
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Academic and clever dialogue and intriguing to English/Lit majors...others not so much so, I'd think. It wound down to a kind of tedium toward the end, and the obtuse references to literary criticism wearied after a while.
Ieslyaenn
Suspenseful and full of psychological insights.
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