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The Resource Flights from realism: themes and strategies in postmodernist British and American fiction

Flights from realism: themes and strategies in postmodernist British and American fiction

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Flights from realism: themes and strategies in postmodernist British and American fiction
Title
Flights from realism: themes and strategies in postmodernist British and American fiction
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UkLiU
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1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alexander, Marguerite
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English fiction
  • American fiction
  • Postmodernism (Literature)
Label
Flights from realism: themes and strategies in postmodernist British and American fiction
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From modernism to postmodernism -- The word and the world -- 'In the beginning was the pun': James Joyce: Portrait of the artist as a young man, Ulysses, Samuel Beckett: Murphy, Flann O'Brien: At Swim-Two-Birds -- 'A dingy way to die': William Faulkner: The sound and the fury, Malcolm Lowry: Under the volcano, William Golding: Pincher Martin, Samuel Beckett: Molloy, Malone dies, The unnamable -- Desire: Vladimir Nabokov: Lolita, Rosamund Lehmann: The echoing grove, Lawrence Durrell: The Alexandria quartet -- After 1960 -- Breakdown: Doris Lessing: The golden notebook, Saul Bellow: Herzog, D.M. Thomas: The White Hotel -- Society: Thomas Pynchon: The crying of Lot, Kurt Vonnegut: Breakfast of champions, David Lodge: Small world -- History: John Fowles: The French lieutenant's woman, E.L. Doctorow: Ragtime, Salman Rusdie: Midnight's children -- War: Joseph Heller: Catch-22, Kurt Vonnegut: Slaughterhouse 5, Thomas Pynchon: Gravity's rainbow -- The tempest and other games people play: John Fowles: The Magus, Iris Murdoch: The sea, the sea, Muriel Spark: Not to disturb, Vladimir Nabokov: Pale fire, Paul Auster: The New York trilogy -- Afterword: The satanic verses, 'alternative realities' and absolute truth
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vi, 216 pages
Isbn
9780713165647
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Flights from realism: themes and strategies in postmodernist British and American fiction
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From modernism to postmodernism -- The word and the world -- 'In the beginning was the pun': James Joyce: Portrait of the artist as a young man, Ulysses, Samuel Beckett: Murphy, Flann O'Brien: At Swim-Two-Birds -- 'A dingy way to die': William Faulkner: The sound and the fury, Malcolm Lowry: Under the volcano, William Golding: Pincher Martin, Samuel Beckett: Molloy, Malone dies, The unnamable -- Desire: Vladimir Nabokov: Lolita, Rosamund Lehmann: The echoing grove, Lawrence Durrell: The Alexandria quartet -- After 1960 -- Breakdown: Doris Lessing: The golden notebook, Saul Bellow: Herzog, D.M. Thomas: The White Hotel -- Society: Thomas Pynchon: The crying of Lot, Kurt Vonnegut: Breakfast of champions, David Lodge: Small world -- History: John Fowles: The French lieutenant's woman, E.L. Doctorow: Ragtime, Salman Rusdie: Midnight's children -- War: Joseph Heller: Catch-22, Kurt Vonnegut: Slaughterhouse 5, Thomas Pynchon: Gravity's rainbow -- The tempest and other games people play: John Fowles: The Magus, Iris Murdoch: The sea, the sea, Muriel Spark: Not to disturb, Vladimir Nabokov: Pale fire, Paul Auster: The New York trilogy -- Afterword: The satanic verses, 'alternative realities' and absolute truth
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vi, 216 pages
Isbn
9780713165647
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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