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John le Carré

Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House Publishers, 1987.
Series: Modern critical views.
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A selection of criticism-arranged in chronological order of publication, devoted to the fiction of John le Carré.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
John le Carré.
New York : Chelsea House Publishers, 1987
(OCoLC)567991231
Online version:
John le Carré.
New York : Chelsea House Publishers, 1987
(OCoLC)608349441
Named Person: John Le Carré; John Le Carré; John Le Carré; John Le Carré; John Le Carré; John Le Carré
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Bloom
ISBN: 0877547033 9780877547037
OCLC Number: 14905995
Description: viii, 180 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: "Our impudent crimes" : The honourable schoolboy / Stefan Kanfer --
The spy as hero : le Carré and the cold war / Andrew Rutherford --
Espionage fiction and the human condition / LeRoy L. Panek --
The decline and fall of George Smiley : John le Carré and English decency / Abraham Rothberg --
Child's play in John le Carré's Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy / Holly Beth King --
Enter George Smiley : le Carré's Call for the dead / Helen S. Garson --
The hippocratic smile : John le Carré and the traditions of the detective novel / Glenn W. Most --
Fear of extremes : England's relationship with Germany and America / Lars Ole Sauerberg --
Terror and a woman : The little drummer girl / William F. Buckley, Jr. "A world grown old and cold and weary" : description as metaphor / David Monaghan --
"The second burden of a former child" : doubling and repetition in A perfect spy / Susan Laity.
Series Title: Modern critical views.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.

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