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Understanding Don DeLillo

Author: Henry Veggian
Publisher: Columbia, South Carolina : The University of South Carolina Press, [2015]
Series: Understanding contemporary American literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Henry Veggian introduces readers to one of the most influential American writers of the last half- century. Winner of the National Book Award, American Book Award, and the first Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction, Don DeLillo is the author of short stories, screenplays, and fifteen novels, including his breakthrough work White Noise (1985) and Pulitzer Prize finalists Mao II (1992) and Underworld (1998).  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Don DeLillo; Don DeLillo; Don DeLillo; Don DeLillo; Don DeLillo
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Veggian
ISBN: 9781611174441 1611174449
OCLC Number: 878502439
Description: xvi, 147 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Understanding Don DeLillo --
Jargon and genre : Americana, End zone, and Great Jones Street --
Opacity and transparency : White noise and Mao II --
Artists and prophets : The body artist, Cosmopolis, and Falling man --
With, to, and against the novel : the short stories.
Series Title: Understanding contemporary American literature.
Responsibility: Henry Veggian.

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Introduces readers to one of the most influential American writers of the last half- century. Henry Veggian traces the evolution of DeLillo's work through the three phases of his career as a fiction  Read more...

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" this is a terrific introduction to DeLillo's fiction." --J. Bishoff, CHOICE Connect "

 
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