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Number and nightmare, forms of fantasy in contemporary fiction

Author: Jean E Kennard
Publisher: Hamden, Conn. : Archon Books, 1975.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kennard, Jean E., 1936-
Number and nightmare, forms of fantasy in contemporary fiction.
Hamden, Conn. : Archon Books, 1975
(OCoLC)643676823
Named Person: John Barth; Kurt Vonnegut; Anthony Burgess; James Purdy; William Golding; Joseph Heller; Iris Murdoch; John Barth; Anthony Burgess; William Golding; Joseph Heller; Iris Murdoch; James Purdy; Kurt Vonnegut
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean E Kennard
ISBN: 0208014861 9780208014863
OCLC Number: 1111393
Description: 244 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: The post-existential world: image and counter-image --
pt. 1. Number: ch. 1. Joseph Heller: at war with absurdity --
ch. 2. John Barth: imitations of imitations --
ch. 3. James Purdy: fidelity to failure --
ch. 4. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.: the sirens of satire --
pt. 2. Nightmare: ch. 5. Anthony Burgess: double vision --
ch. 6. Iris Murdoch: the revelation of reality --
ch. 7. William Golding: islands.
Responsibility: Jean E. Kennard.

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