skip to content
J.G. Ballard Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

J.G. Ballard

Author: Jeannette Baxter
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2008.
Series: Continuum contemporary critical perspectives series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
J.G. Ballard is one of the most significant British writers of the contemporary period. His award-winning novels are widely studied and read, yet the appeal of Ballard's idiosyncratic, and often controversial, imagination is such that his work also enjoys something of a cult status with the reading public. The hugely successful cinematic adaptations of Empire of the Sun (Spielberg, 1987) and Crash (Cronenberg, 1996)  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
J.G. Ballard.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2008
(DLC) 2009284116
(OCoLC)245564034
Named Person: J G Ballard; J G Ballard; James G Ballard
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeannette Baxter
ISBN: 9781441163622 144116362X
OCLC Number: 676697040
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 151 pages).
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.

Abstract:

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...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

There are substantial and scholarly essays on the influence of surrealism on Ballard, his relation to Baudrillard, his cinematic imagination, the representations of London and other landscapes and Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/676697040>
library:oclcnum"676697040"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:Book
rdf:typeschema:MediaObject
rdf:valueUnknown value: dct
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookFormatschema:EBook
schema:contributor
schema:copyrightYear"2008"
schema:datePublished"2008"
schema:description"J.G. Ballard is one of the most significant British writers of the contemporary period. His award-winning novels are widely studied and read, yet the appeal of Ballard's idiosyncratic, and often controversial, imagination is such that his work also enjoys something of a cult status with the reading public. The hugely successful cinematic adaptations of Empire of the Sun (Spielberg, 1987) and Crash (Cronenberg, 1996) further confirm Ballard's unique place within the literary, cultural and popular imaginations. This guide includes new critical perspectives on Ballard's major novels as well as hi."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/504784145>
schema:genre"Electronic books"@en
schema:genre"Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en
schema:genre"Aufsatzsammlung"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:isPartOf
schema:name"J.G. Ballard"@en
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:url<http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=344552>
schema:url<http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=601635>
schema:url<http://site.ebrary.com/id/10427227>
schema:workExample
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.