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Richard Ford and the Ends of Realism.

Author: Ian McGuire
Publisher: Iowa : University of Iowa Press, 2014.
Series: New American canon.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Richard Ford and the Ends of Realism examines the work of award-winning American novelist and short story writer Richard Ford, and places it firmly in the context of contemporary debates about the role and meaning of literary realism in a postmodern environment. In this fresh study of Ford's oeuvre, Ian McGuire argues that Ford's work is best understood as a form of pragmatic realism and thus positions him as part  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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McGuire, Ian.
Richard Ford and the Ends of Realism.
Iowa : University of Iowa Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian McGuire
ISBN: 9781609383435 1609383435
OCLC Number: 939263126
Description: 1 online resource (162 pages).
Series Title: New American canon.

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"An original exploration of the work of writer Richard Ford in the context of its place within contemporary debates about the possible role, meaning of, and value of literary realism in a postmodern  Read more...

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