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The failure of theory : essays on criticism and contemporary fiction

Author: Patrick Parrinder
Publisher: Totowa, N.J. : Barnes & Noble Books, 1987.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Parrinder
ISBN: 0389207160 9780389207160
OCLC Number: 14964504
Description: xi, 225 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The Failure of Theory --
Two Case Studies: (i) Catherine Belsey and Classic Realism (ii) The Myth of Terry Eagleton --
On Disagreement and the Public Domain --
Culture and Society in the 1980s --
Utopia and Negativity in Raymond Williams --
Revolutionising the Canon: From Proletarian Literature to Literary Theory --
The Age of Fantasy --
Pilgrim's Progress: The Novels of B.S. Johnson --
Descents into Hell: The Later Novels of Doris Lessing --
Muriel Spark and Her Critics --
Orwell and Burgess: Two versions of Cacotopia --
A Novel for Our Time: V.S. Naipaul's Geurrillas.
Responsibility: Patrick Parrinder.

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