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Understanding Anthony Powell

Auteur : Nicholas Birns
Éditeur : Columbia : University of South Carolina, ©2004.
Collection : Understanding contemporary British literature.
Édition/format :   Print book : Publication gouvernementale provinciale ou d'état : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
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"Suggesting that the literary world is just beginning to realize the extent of Anthony Powell's achievements, Nicholas Birns provides a fresh examination of the British writer's career and growing reputation in this introduction to his work. Birns takes a global view of Powell's corpus, situating his works in context and explaining his place among Evelyn Waugh, Graham Greene, and Henry Green, in the second  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Criticism, interpretation, etc
Personne nommée : Anthony Powell; Anthony Powell; Anthony Powell; Anthony Powell; Powell, Anthony <1905-> - Critique et interprétation.; Anthony Powell
Type d’ouvrage : Publication gouvernementale, Publication gouvernementale provinciale ou d'état, Ressource Internet
Format : Livre, Ressource Internet
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Nicholas Birns
ISBN : 1570035490 9781570035494
Numéro OCLC : 54500438
Description : xvii, 389 pages ; 19 cm.
Contenu : Understanding Anthony Powell --
A Company of Giddy-Heads: Understanding Powell's Fiction of the 1930s --
Widmerpool and Theocritus: Understanding A Dance to the Music of Time --
Man's Permitted Limits: Understanding Powell's Fiction of the 1980s --
The Other Side of the Dance: Understanding Powell's Memoirs --
Such Ideas as One Has: Understanding Powell's Journals.
Titre de collection : Understanding contemporary British literature.
Autres titres : Anthony Powell
Responsabilité : Nicholas Birns.
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Suggesting that the literary world is just beginning to realize the extent of Anthony Powell's achievements, Birns provides an examination of the British writer's career and growing reputation in  Lire la suite...

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Nicholas Birns provides a searching examination of the oeuvre of Anthony Powell with an ingenious interpretation of its message and an extensive exposition of its subtleties, its distinction, and the Lire la suite...

 
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