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The fiction of A.S. Byatt

Author: Louisa Hadley; Nicolas Tredell
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Series: Readers' guides to essential criticism.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This Guide examines the key critical responses to Byatt's fiction (both her novels and short stories) tracing the wider debates about realism, postmodernism and feminism with which they engage. The  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Hadley, Louisa.
Fiction of A.S. Byatt.
Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
(OCoLC)608684064
Named Person: A S Byatt; Byatt; A S Byatt
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Louisa Hadley; Nicolas Tredell
ISBN: 0230517919 9780230517912 0230517927 9780230517929
OCLC Number: 221665782
Description: ix, 182 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
1. Autobiography, art and gender : 'Shadow of a sun' (1964) and 'The game' (1967) --
2. The past, language and reality : 'The virgin in the garden' (1978) --
3. Verbal and visual art : 'Still life' (1985) --
4. Postmodernism vs. realism : 'Possession: a romance' (1990) --
5. The presence of the past : 'Possession: a romance' (1990) --
6. Neo-Victorian fiction : 'Angels and incest' (1992) and 'The biographer's tale' (2000) --
7. Language and memory : 'Babel tower' (1996) --
8. The conclusion of the quartet : 'A whistling woman' (2002) --
9. Fiction-making, fairy-tales and feminism : short stories --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Readers' guides to essential criticism.
Responsibility: Louisa Hadley ; consultant editor, Nicolas Tredell.
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