Literary Subversion: New American Fiction and the Practice of Criticism

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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

Keywords

American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism; Literature, Experimental -- History and criticism; Criticism -- United States -- History -- 20th century;

Document Type

Book

ISBN

9780809312092

Publication Date

1985

Publisher

Southern Illinois University Press

City

Carbondale, IL

Department

Department of Languages and Literatures

Object Description

xlii, 203 pages ; 23 cm

Language

EN

Literary Subversion: New American Fiction and the Practice of Criticism

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