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A preface to Greene

Author: Cedric Thomas Watts
Publisher: London ; New York : Longman, 1997.
Series: Preface books
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"In this book, Cedric Watts outlines the life and cultural background of Graham Greene and looks at the effect they had on his writing. Starting with a biographical account and looking in detail at several famous works, the book sets Greene firmly in the context of his times. It also: looks at his writing techniques, recurring themes and imaginative preoccupations; covers three of his works: Brighton Rock, The Power  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Watts, Cedric Thomas.
Preface to Greene.
London ; New York : Longman, 1997
(OCoLC)606102890
Named Person: Graham Greene; Eaun Wallace; Graham Greene; Graham Greene
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cedric Thomas Watts
ISBN: 058225020X 9780582250208 0582250196 9780582250192 0582437695 9780582437692
OCLC Number: 34640743
Description: ix, 230 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Lists of Illustrations and Maps Editorial Notes and Acknowledgements Abbreviations Part One: The Writer and his Setting. Chronological Table 1.The Life of a Novelist 2. The early years 3. The middle years 4. The later years 5. Finale 6. Contexts and Issues, Religious matters, Political matters, Anti-Semitism and the case of Stamboul Train, Various influences Part Two: The Art of Greene 7. The nature and origins of Greeneland 8. Novels, 'Entertainments', and the redemption of Greeneland 9 Recycling, recurrences and games with names 10. 'Leopards' and other stylistic matters 11. Critical accounts: Darkest Greeneland: Brighton Rock, Mastery: The Power and the Glory, Collaborative excellence: the film, The Third Man 13. Conclusion: Greene's place in literary history Part Three: Reference section 13. Gazetteer 14. Biographical list 15. Bibliography 16.Further reading and list of films
Series Title: Preface books
Responsibility: Cedric Watts.
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Preface Books are a series of scholarly and critical studies of major writers intended for those needing modern and authoritative guidance of their work, in order to reach intelligent understanding  Read more...

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"Cedric Watts' illuminating study of the author and his work" Catholic Herald "perceptive, provocative and often funny...a valuable reference source" Graham Greene Newsletter

 
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