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A reader's guide to the contemporary English novel

Author: Frederick R Karl
Publisher: [New York] Farrar, Straus and Giroux [1972]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Study guides
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick R Karl
ISBN: 0374242011 9780374242015
OCLC Number: 280557
Notes: 1962 ed. published under title: The contemporary English novel.
Description: 375 pages 21 cm
Contents: The contemporary English novel --
Waiting for Becket: quest and request --
Lawrence Durrell: physical and metaphysical love --
The politics of conscience: the novels of C.P. Snow --
Graham Greene's demonical heroes --
The world of Elizabeth Bowen --
Joyce Cary: the moralist as novelist --
George Orwell: the White man's burden --
The world of Evelyn Waugh: the normally insane --
Normality defined: the novels of Henry Green --
The intimate world of Ivy Compton-Burnett --
The Angries: is there a Protestant in the house? --
The still comic music of humanity: the novels of Anthony Powell, Angus Wilson, and Nigel Dennis --
The novel as moral allegory: the fiction of William Golding, Iris Murdoch, Rex Warner, and P.H. Newby --
Composite --
Major work in the Sixties: Doris Lessing and Anthony Powell --
Postscript: 1960-1970. Nigel Dennis, Lawrence Durrell, William Golding, Graham Greene, Iris Murdoch, Alan Sillitoe, C.P. Snow, Muriel Spark, Angus Wilson, John Fowles, Anthony Burgess.
Responsibility: [by] Frederick R. Karl.

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