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The life of the party : festive vision in modern fiction

Author: Christopher Ames
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The main argument of this work is that the private party has replaced community festivals in modern culture and has served as a shaping force in the fiction of major American and British 20th-century  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Ames
ISBN: 0820312908 9780820312903
OCLC Number: 21948804
Description: x, 344 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: "The Dead" and the Wake: parties in Joyce --
The true self: parties in Woolf --
Charioted by Bacchus: parties in Fitzgerald --
Dark visions of the bright young things: parties in Waugh and Green --
Celebrating the counterforce: parties in Pynchon --
From nightsticks to nightmares: parties in Coover.
Responsibility: Christopher Ames.

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