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Loss and decline in the novels of Anne Tyler : the "slipping-down" life

Author: Susan S Adams
Publisher: Lewiston N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of Anne Tyler's sixteen novels debates whether her literary reputation is a lasting one and whether her view of contemporary American society is ultimately a conservative or liberal one. It  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Anne Tyler; Anne Tyler
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan S Adams
ISBN: 0773457887 9780773457881
OCLC Number: 64898283
Description: iii, 220 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Caren J. Town --
Growing through family loss --
Rising through economic decline --
Embracing cultural change --
Leaning into the reality of life --
Countering the status-quo.
Responsibility: Susan S. Adams.
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"... Tyler's characters are perpetually 'slipping down' economically, socially, and even physically, but they grow in confidence, happiness and sometimes joy. Tyler's insights into what makes a Read more...

 
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