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Essays on the fiction of A.S. Byatt : imagining the real

Author: Alexa Alfer; Michael J Noble
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2001.
Series: Contributions to the study of world literature, no. 110.
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This work provides an inquiry into A.S. Byatt's fiction and spans the entire body of her work. By advancing multiple and mutually informative theoretical frameworks for a critical appreciation of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Essays on the fiction of A.S. Byatt.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2001
(OCoLC)606552045
Online version:
Essays on the fiction of A.S. Byatt.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2001
(OCoLC)607791950
Named Person: A S Byatt; A S Byatt; A S Byatt; Antonia Susan Byatt
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alexa Alfer; Michael J Noble
ISBN: 0313315183 9780313315183
OCLC Number: 45963192
Description: x, 224 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Of prisms and prose: reading paintings in A.S. Byatt's work / Michael Worton --
A modern "seer blest": the visionary child in The virgin in the garden / Judith Plotz --
Realism and its discontents: The virgin in the garden and still life / Alexa Alfer --
A tower of tongues: Babel tower and the art of memory / Michael J. Noble --
In search of self and self-fulfilment: themes and strategies in A.S. Byatt's early novels / Kuno Schuhmann --
"What's love got to do with it?": postmodernism and Possession / Jackie Buxton --
Conclusion in Possession / Jean-Louis Chevalier --
Wonder-tales hiding a truth: retelling tales in "The djinn in the nightingale's eye" / Annegret Maack --
"Forever possibilities. And impossibilities, of course": women and narrative in The djinn in the nightingale's eye / Jane Campbell --
Writing natural history: "morpho eugenia" / Sally Shuttleworth --
Angels and insects: theory, analogy, metamorphosis / Michael Levenson --
True stories and the facts in fiction / A.S. Byatt.
Series Title: Contributions to the study of world literature, no. 110.
Responsibility: edited by Alexa Alfer and Michael J. Noble.

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