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Jonathan Coe

Author: Vanessa Guignery
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Series: New British fiction.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Jonathan Coe is a highly-acclaimed writer whose work has enjoyed worldwide success. This study, the first of its kind, explores the full range of Coe's work, offering readers a comprehensive and accessible overview of his novels, fiction and other writings, as well as the surrounding criticism. The volume also features a new interview with Coe"--
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Jonathan Coe; Jonathan Coe
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vanessa Guignery
ISBN: 9781137405821 1137405821 9781137405838 113740583X
OCLC Number: 922971039
Description: x, 182 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: General Editors' Preface --
Acknowledgements --
PART I: INTRODUCTION --
Timeline --
1. Introduction --
2. A Biographical Reading --
PART II: MAJOR WORKS --
3. 'Funny, Brutalist and Short': The Accidental Woman, A Touch of Love and The Dwarves of Death --
4. What a Carve Up! A State-of-the-nation Novel --
5. The Rotters' Club and The Closed Circle: The Children of Longbridge --
6. In Search of Lost Time: The House of Sleep and The Rain before it Falls --
7. Everyman on the Road and Abroad: The Terrible Privacy of Maxwell Sim and Expo 58 --
PART III: CRITICISM AND CONTEXTS --
8. Author Interview --
9. Other Writings --
10. Critical Reception --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: New British fiction.
Responsibility: Vanessa Guignery.

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The first volume devoted entirely to Coe, this book includes:* A supporting timeline of key dates in literature and current events* An examination of the critical reception to Coe's works* An  Read more...

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