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The fiction of Julian Barnes

Author: Vanessa Guignery
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Series: Readers' guides to essential criticism.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This Readers' Guide provides a comprehensive and accessible overview of the essential criticism on Barnes's work, drawing from a selection of reviews, interviews, essays and books. Through the presentation and assessment of key critical interpretations, Vanessa Guignery provides the most wide-ranging examination of his fiction and non-fiction so far, considering key issues such as his use of language, his treatment  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Julian Barnes; Barnes; Barnes; Julian Barnes; Julian Barnes
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vanessa Guignery
ISBN: 140399059X 9781403990594 1403990603 9781403990600
OCLC Number: 62330935
Description: viii, 168 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Julian Barnes in 10 1/2 chapters --
When horror meets comedy --
Barnes/Kavanagh, a Janus-faced writer --
Postmodernist experimention --
An ordinary miracle --
A re-vision of history --
The polyphony of love and truth --
Politics and fiction --
The brilliant essayist --
The simulacrum of national identity --
In search of lost time --
Endings and new beginnings.
Series Title: Readers' guides to essential criticism.
Responsibility: Vanessa Guignery ; consultant editor, Nicolas Tredell.
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This overview of the essential criticism on Julian Barnes's work explores Barnes's combination of innovative techniques with conventional strategies in his novels and short stories. Through the  Read more...

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'This didactic and insightful book ... will certainly become an uncontested reference for all Barnes specialists.' - Jean Michel Ganteau, Etudes Anglaises

 
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