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Tom Wolfe's America : heroes, pranksters, and fools

作者: Kevin T McEneaney
出版商: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2009.
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While The Right Stuff and The Bonfire of the Vanities remain perhaps his best known works, the author's journalism and fiction continues to enjoy a large audience, perhaps chiefly because of the variety of his subjects and his controversial approach to them. Here, he offers an account of the man and his works, explaining along the way Wolfe's use of irony, his obsessive themes, and even his use of pranks. More  再讀一些...
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McEneaney, Kevin T.
Tom Wolfe's America.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2009
(OCoLC)650017293
提及的人: Tom Wolfe; Tom Wolfe; Tom (Künstler) Wolfe; Tom Wolfe
文件類型: 圖書
所有的作者/貢獻者: Kevin T McEneaney
ISBN: 9780313365447 031336544X
OCLC系統控制編碼: 277197102
描述: x, 197 pages ; 25 cm
内容: The Manhattan Virginian --
Journalism and hyperbole --
Prankster riddles --
From reporting to politics --
Historian at edge city --
Iconoclastic culture shredding --
Vanity rags --
Cultural drift --
The ivory tower in ruins? --
Vroom! Wolfe's status in American literature.
責任: Kevin T. McEneaney.

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Offers an overview of the life and works of the popular writer Tom Wolfe. This title explains Wolfe's use of irony, his obsessive themes, and his use of pranks. It also offers commentary based upon  再讀一些...

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"Following a short biographical chapter on American contemporary writer, Tom Wolfe, McEneaney (Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York) offers scholars an analysis of Wolfe's journalism, essays, and 再讀一些...

 
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