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Graham Greene's fictions : the virtues of extremity

Author: Cates Baldridge
Publisher: Columbia, Mo. : University of Missouri Press, ©2000.
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"The first critical evaluation of Greene's novels since his death in 1991, Graham Greene's Fictions: The Virtues of Extremity is a reconsideration of the author's major literary achievements, as well as a recasting of his overall worldview. Hitherto, most criticism of Greene's fiction has forced him into the constricting category of the "Catholic novelist," consequently flattening the peaks and valleys of his  Read more...
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Baldridge, Cates.
Graham Greene's fictions.
Columbia, Mo. : University of Missouri Press, c2000
(DLC) 99047291
(OCoLC)42428687
Named Person: Graham Greene; Graham Greene; Graham Greene
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cates Baldridge
ISBN: 0826260039 9780826260031 9780826212511 0826212514
OCLC Number: 57417691
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 208 p.)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: ch. 1. The mediated and the absolute: a genealogy of Brighton Rock --
ch. 2. Waning power and faded glory: Greene's conception of God --
ch. 3. Love, pity, charity: passions at the heart of the matter --
ch. 4. Comedians, commitment, and Commedia --
ch. 5. Honorary Marxist: political philosophy in Greene's novels.
Responsibility: Cates Baldridge.

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In this study, a reconsideration of Graham Greene's novels, the author offers an exploration of the writer's work with the aim of ignoring previous critical preconceptions and treats Greene as on of  Read more...

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"Baldridge has achieved something truly extraordinary. . . . I don't think a finer book on Greene will be written--or can be."--Frank McConnell

 
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