Absurdism: Selected full-text books and articles
The Dynamics of the Absurd in the Existentialist Novel Peter Lang, 1993
Dictionary of Literary Themes and Motifs: L-Z Greenwood Press, vol.2, 1988
Librarian’s tip: "Theatrical Absurdity" begins on p. 1267
Modern Literature and the Tragic Edinburgh University Press, 2008
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 7 "The Theatre of the Absurd and the Tragic"
Dark Mirror: The Sense of Injustice in Modern European and American Literature Fordham University Press, 1994
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 4 "The Sense of Injustice in Modern Absurdist Fiction"
Society and Literature, 1945-1970 Holmes & Meier, 1983
Librarian’s tip: "Radicals and the Absurd" begins on p. 181
The Post-Utopian Imagination: American Culture in the Long 1950s Greenwood Press, 2002
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 1 "'Soiled, Torn, and Dead': The Bleak Vision of American Literary Fiction in the Long 1950s"
Tradition and Modernity in the African Short Story: An Introduction to a Literature in Search of Critics Greenwood Press, 1991
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 10 "Fixions: A Study in the Absurd"
American Theater of the 1960s Southern Illinois University Press, 1986
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 2 "Varieties of the Albee Generation"
Stop Making Sense: It Is a Cousin to Satire, Surrealism, Whimsy and Slapstick, but the Absurd Inhabits a Weird World All of Its Own New Statesman (1996), Vol. 135, No. 4816, October 30, 2006
Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot: A Reference Guide Praeger, 2005
Librarian’s tip: "The Absurd" begins on p. 58
Edward Albee: A Casebook Routledge, 2003
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 3 "Absurdly American: Rediscovering the Representation of Violence in The Zoo Story"
The Thought and Art of Albert Camus Henry Regnery, 1958
Librarian’s tip: Chap. II "An Absurd Line of Reasoning," Chap. III "The Literature of the Absurd," Chap IV "A Last Word about the Absurd"
How Can We Live in the World of the Absurd? the Humanism of Albert Camus Free Inquiry, Vol. 14, No. 4, Fall 1994
Camus's "The Silent Men" and "The Guest": Depictions of Absurd Awareness Studies in Short Fiction, Vol. 34, No. 3, Summer 1997
Aliens and Existential Elevators: Absurdity and Its Shadows in Douglas Adams's Hitch Hiker series/Ruimtewesens En Eksistensiele Hystoestelle: Absurditeit En Die Skadu's Daarvan in Douglas Adams Se Hitch Hiker-Reeks Literator: Journal of Literary Criticism, comparative linguistics and literary studies, Vol. 29, No. 3, December 2008
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'The Crack-House Flicker': The Sacred and the Absurd in the Short Stories of Dennis Cooper, Dennis Johnson, and Thom Jones Yearbook of English Studies, Annual 2001
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