Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Adventure, Mystery and Romance - 76 edition

Adventure, Mystery and Romance (ISBN10: 0226098672; ISBN13: 9780226098678)
ISBN13: 978-0226098678
ISBN10: 0226098672

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0226098661
ISBN10: 0226098664

Summary: In this first general theory for the analysis of popular literary formulas, John G. Cawelti reveals the artistry that underlies the best in formulaic literature. Cawelti discusses such seemingly diverse works as Mario Puzo's The Godfather, Dorothy Sayers's The Nine Tailors, and Owen Wister's The Virginianin the light of his hypotheses about the cultural function of formula literature. He describes the most important artistic characteristics of popular formula stories and the differen ...show moreces between this literature and that commonly labeled ''high'' or ''serious'' literature. He also defines the archetypal patterns of adventure, mystery, romance, melodrama, and fantasy, and offers a tentative account of their basis in human psychology. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 76
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Published: 07/28/1977
International: No

View Table of Contents



List Price: $32.50
Used $16.25
Used
Save $16.25 (50%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 11 hours and 25 minutes and it ships by Noon CT today!
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $12.99
Due back 05/29/2015
Marketplace sellers starting at $2.85

21 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Adventure, Mystery and Romance
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (21)  |  New (5)  |  Very Good (3)  |  Good (10)  |  Acceptable (3)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$2.98
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HippoBooks-DB
Toledo, OH
Seller Rating: 4.5
Our feedback rating says it all: Five star service and fast delivery! We have shipped four million items to happy customers, and have one MILLION unique items ready to ship today!
$3.11
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HippoBooks-DB
Toledo, OH
Seller Rating: 4.5
Our feedback rating says it all: Five star service and fast delivery! We have shipped four million items to happy customers, and have one MILLION unique items ready to ship today!
$3.11
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HippoBooks-DB
Toledo, OH
Seller Rating: 4.5
Our feedback rating says it all: Five star service and fast delivery! We have shipped four million items to happy customers, and have one MILLION unique items ready to ship today!
$3.95
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Ezekial Books, LLC
Manchester, NH
Seller Rating: 4.78
PAPERBACK Very Good 0226098672 Condition: VERY GOOD. (Book may have one or a combination of the following characteristics: former library book, cover wear, name written inside cover, light underlin ...show moreing/highlighting, remainder mark, etc. Overall, the book is in solid shape. This is a blanket description. Please email us if you require a specific, detailed description of the book condition. We will typically respond within 48 hours). ...show less
$7.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HPB-Maplewood
Maplewood, MN
Seller Rating: 5
1977 Paperback Good Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or ac ...show morecess codes. Customer service is our top priority! ...show less
$17.95
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
omgtextbooks
Pueblo West, CO
Seller Rating: 3.7
Chicago, IL 1977 Trade paperback Revised ed. Good. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 335 p. Contains: Illustrations, black & white. Phoenix Series.
$20.94
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
wagonwheelbooks
Boyd, TX
Seller Rating: 4.79
paperback. cover and corner wear. bent book corner. creased covers.
$25.32
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Big Planet Books
Burbank, CA
Seller Rating: 3.5
1977-07-15 Paperback Good Expedited shipping is available for this item!
Page:   1  
Close
Close
Close