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Alternative paradigms of literary realism

Author: Don Adams
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
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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. This book remaps traditional genre boundaries in order to re-examine a group of crucial but marginalized twentieth-century writers who have been misread as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Jane Auer Bowles; James Purdy; Henry Green; Ronald Firbank; Penelope Fitzgerald; Jane Bowles; Ronald Firbank; Penelope Fitzgerald; Henry Green; James Purdy; Jane Bowles; James Purdy; Ronald Firbank; Henry Green; Penelope Fitzgerald
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Don Adams
ISBN: 9780230621862 0230621864
OCLC Number: 729917583
Description: 200 S
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
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