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J.G. Ballard

Author: Jeannette Baxter
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2008.
Series: Continuum contemporary critical perspectives series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This guide includes new critical perspectives on J.G. Ballard's major novels as well as his short stories and journalistic writing covering issues of form, narrative and experimentation. Whilst offering fresh readings of dominant and recurring themes in Ballard's writing, including history, sexuality, violence, consumer capitalism, and urban space, the contributors also explore Ballard's contribution to major  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Aufsatzsammlung
études diverses
Named Person: J G Ballard; J G Ballard; James Graham Ballard; James Graham Ballard; James G Ballard; James G Ballard
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeannette Baxter
ISBN: 082649725X 9780826497253 0826497268 9780826497260
OCLC Number: 245564034
Description: xvii, 151 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: J.G. Ballard and the contemporary / Jeannette Baxter --
The geometry of the space age : J.G. Ballard's short fiction and science fiction of the 1960s / Brian Baker --
Disquieting features : an introductory tour of The atrocity exhibition / Jake Huntley --
The Gothic, the body, and the failed homeopathy argument : reading Crash / Victor Sage --
Death at work : the cinematic imagination of J.G. Ballard / Corin Depper --
Mind is the battlefield : reading Ballard's "Life trilogy" as war literature / Umbert Rossi --
From Shanghai to Shepperton : crises of representation in J.G. Ballard's Londons / Sebastian Groes --
Visions of Europe in Cocaine nights and Super-Cannes / Jeannette Baxter --
Situating the violence of J.G. Ballard's postmillennial fiction : the possibilities of sacrifice, the certainties of trauma / Philip Tew.
Series Title: Continuum contemporary critical perspectives series.
Responsibility: edited by Jeannette Baxter.
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J G Ballard is one of the most significant British writers of the contemporary period. This guide includes critical perspectives on Ballard's major novels as well as his short stories and  Read more...

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