Names in Literature : Essays from Literary Onomastics Studies
Edited by Grace Alvarez-Altman, Frederick M. Burelbach (both former College at Brockport faculty members).
Includes chapters by them: Grace Alvarez-Altman, A methodology for literary onomastics: an analytical guide for studying names in literature.
Frederick M. Burelbach: Look! Up in the sky! It's What's-His-Name!.
Also includes chapters by two more former faculty members: Luis A. Oyarzun, Some functions of names in Galdos's novels.
Walter P. Bowman, The titles of dramatic works : problems for translators and researchers.
This volume celebrates the 15th anniversary of the Literary Onomastics Conference. The 21 essays presented here show how the study of names can illuminate works of all ages and genres. The essays range over epics and comic books; embrace Shakespeare, Moliere Kafka, Carl Sandburg, and Toni Morrison, among many others; discuss the histories of names and their sounds; reveal how names identify a moment in time and how they communicate across the ages. Co-published with the American Name Society.
Lanham [Md.] : University Press of America, c1987.
vi, 241 p. ; 23 cm.
English Language and Literature
Modern Languages and Cultures
Alvarez-Altman, Grace; Burelbach, Frederick M.; Oyarzun, Luis A.; and Bowman, Walter P., "Names in Literature : Essays from Literary Onomastics Studies" (1987). Brockport Bookshelf. 202.