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Politics and history in William Golding : the world turned upside down

Verfasser/in: Paul Crawford
Verlag: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2002.
Ausgabe/Format   Buch : Bundesstaatliche Regierungsveröffentlichung : EnglischAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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"Politics and History in William Golding provides a much needed politicized and historicized reading of William Golding's novels as a counter to previous, universalizing criticism. Paul Crawford argues that an understanding of fantastic and carnivalesque modes in Golding's work is vital if we are to appreciate fully his interrogation of twentieth-century life." "The fantastic and carnivalesque are foundational to  Weiterlesen…
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Crawford, Paul, 1963-
Politics and history in William Golding.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)606913319
Name: William Golding; William Golding; William Golding; William Golding; William Golding; William Golding; William Golding; William Golding
Medientyp: Amtliche Veröffentlichung, Bundesstaatliche Regierungsveröffentlichung, Internetquelle
Dokumenttyp: Buch, Internet-Ressource
Alle Autoren: Paul Crawford
ISBN: 0826214169 9780826214164
OCLC-Nummer: 50519077
Beschreibung: 261 pages ; 24 cm
Inhalt: Introduction: the world turned upside down --
Menippean satire, the fantastic, and the carnivalesque --
Literature of atrocity: Lord of the flies and The inheritors --
Self-consciousness and the totalitarian personality: Pincher Martin and Free fall --
Constructions of fiction and class: The spire and The pyramid --
Postmodernity and postmodernism: Darkness visible and The paper men --
Historiographic metafiction, preromanticism, and the ship of fools: To the ends of the earth: a sea trilogy --
Conclusion: socialist subversions? The radical and reactionary in Golding's satire.
Verfasserangabe: Paul Crawford.
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Provides a politicized and historicized reading of William Golding's novels. Paul Crawford here argues that an understanding of fantastic and carnivalesque modes in Golding's work is vital if we are  Weiterlesen…

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