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Understanding Anita Brookner

Author: Cheryl Alexander Malcolm
Publisher: Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, ©2002.
Series: Understanding contemporary British literature.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Understanding Anita Brookner examines the undeniably bleak view of the world in Brookner's fiction and the solitary protagonists whose "faith in a better world" is both their tragedy and their beauty. Cheryl Alexander Malcolm acquaints the reader with Brookner's distinguished career (first as an eminent art critic and historian, then as a writer), critical acclaim and awards, London birth and lifelong residence,
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Anita Brookner; Anita Brookner; Anita Brookner
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cheryl Alexander Malcolm
ISBN: 1570034354 9781570034350
OCLC Number: 47120300
Description: 219 p. ; 19 cm.
Contents: Understanding Anita Brookner --
Can't buy me love : The debut, Providence, Look at me, and Hotel du Lac --
What child is this ... : Family and friends, The misalliance, A friend from England, and Latecomers --
Happily ever after? Lewis Percy, Brief lives, and A closed eye --
Starting over : Fraud, Dolly, and A private view --
Journeying to the end : Incidents in the Rue Laugier, Altered states, and Visitors --
Back to the beginning? Falling slowly and Undue influence.
Series Title: Understanding contemporary British literature.
Responsibility: Cheryl Alexander Malcolm.

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