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Critical essays on Ronald Firbank, English novelist, 1886-1926

Author: Gill Davies; David Malcolm; John Simons
Publisher: Lewiston (N.Y.) : the E. Mellen press, 2004.
Series: Mellen studies in literature, English and American studies, 38
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Named Person: Ronald Firbank
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gill Davies; David Malcolm; John Simons
ISBN: 0773465553 9780773465558
OCLC Number: 470258955
Notes: Notes bibliogr. Index.
Description: IX-215 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface by Jopi Nyman; Introduction: Some Contexts for a Re-Reading of Ronald Firbank (John Simons); Overviews of Firbank's Fiction; 1. Ronald Firbank's Radical Pastorals (Don Adams); 2. Concerning the Eccentricities of Ronald Firbank: Cult, Camp, and Intersexual Collage (Richard Collins); 3. Microtextual Cruelties and the Subversive Imagination in Ronald Firbank's Novels (Ingrid Hotz-Davies); 4. Modernism Through the Back Door: Ronald Firbank and the Cultivation of a Readership (Alyson Tischler); Essays on Particular Texts; 5. The Artificial Conversation of Ronald Firbank: or, Dialogue for Weary People (Jed Mayer); 6. Fairy-Tale Fissures: The Reciprocal Quest in Odette D'Antrevernes (Kurt Bullock); 7. Laying It Bare and Being Naughty with the Novel: Ronald Firbank and Henry Green (David Malcolm); 8. Ronald Firbank's The Flower Beneath the Foot as a Dialogue Novel (Susan Harrington); 9. Private Dreams, Public Realities: An Analysis of Female Characters in Ronald Firbank's The Flower Beneath the Foot (Pilar Sanchez Calle); 10. "A New Epoch of Artifice": Concerning the Cultural Eccentricities of Cardinal Pirelli (Nick Freeman); Index
Series Title: Mellen studies in literature, English and American studies, 38
Responsibility: Gill Davies, David Malcolm, John Simons.
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