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

Author: Paul Crawford
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Crawford, Paul, 1963-
Politics and history in William Golding.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2002027108
(OCoLC)50519077
Named Person: William Golding; William Golding; William Golding; William Golding; William Golding; William Golding
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Crawford
ISBN: 0826263046 9780826263049 9780826214164 0826214169
OCLC Number: 56424989
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (261 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: Paul Crawford.
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