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Alternative paradigms of literary realism

Author: Don Adams; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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 writers who have been misread as conventional mimetic realists.
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Adams, Don, 1964-
Alternative paradigms of literary realism.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
(DLC) 2009018038
(OCoLC)320525132
Named Person: Jane Bowles; James Purdy; Henry Green; Ronald Firbank; Penelope Fitzgerald; Jane Bowles; Ronald Firbank; Penelope Fitzgerald; Henry Green; James Purdy; Jane Bowles; James Purdy; Henry Green; Ronald Firbank; Penelope Fitzgerald
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Don Adams; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9780230101968 0230101968 9780230621862 0230621864
OCLC Number: 649387259
Description: 1 online resource (200 pages)
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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