Literary Subversion: New American Fiction and the Practice of Criticism
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Klinkowitz’s comprehensive Introduction provides the clearest, liveliest exploration to date of the technical and critical developments in the art of the novel over the past two decades. Using a variety of approaches from polemic and lyric to personal witness, Klinkowitz discusses John Updike, Grace Paley, Robley Wilson, Ishmael Reed, John Gardner, Thomas McGuane, John Irving, Richard Yates, John Barth, Jerzy Kosinski, Dan Wakefield, and Tom Glynn. -- Provided by publisher
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism; Literature, Experimental -- History and criticism; Criticism -- United States -- History -- 20th century;
Southern Illinois University Press
Department of Languages and Literatures
xlii, 203 pages ; 23 cm
Klinkowitz, Jerome, "Literary Subversion: New American Fiction and the Practice of Criticism" (1985). Faculty Book Gallery. 346.