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Alternative paradigms of literary realism

Author: Don Adams
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Using the traditional genres of allegory, pastoral, and parable, this book develops alternative paradigms of literary realism with which to reexamine a group of crucial but marginalized 20th century  Read more...

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Named Person: Jane Auer Bowles; James Purdy; Henry Green; Ronald Firbank; Penelope Fitzgerald; Jane Bowles; James Purdy; Henry Green; Ronald Firbank; Penelope Fitzgerald
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Don Adams
ISBN: 9780230621862 0230621864
OCLC Number: 320525132
Description: 200 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Truth as a matter of style: alternative paradigms of literary realism --
One is never quite totally in the world: Jane Bowles' allegorical realism --
Whatever is, is wrong: James Purdy's allegorical realism --
Some imaginary Vienna: Ronald Firbank's pastoral realism --
To create a life which is not: Henry Green's pastoral-organic realism --
There's a providence not so far away from us: Penelope Fitzgerald's parablistic realism.
Responsibility: Don Adams.

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