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A Critical Look at John Gardner's Grendel

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Summary

An essential essay on John Champlain Gardner's Grendel.

This scholarly piece examines John Champlain Gardner's attack on existential nihilism in his satiric work Grendel.

This lengthy commentary has been referenced in numerous critical works on Gardner's classic about an existential monster who chooses to construct a world view based on chaos, violence, and absolute anarchy.

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