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Understanding Graham Swift

Author: David Malcolm
Publisher: Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, ©2003.
Series: Understanding contemporary British literature.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Understanding Graham Swift introduces readers to the entirety of the novelist's career, including his lesser-known short stories. Through close readings, David Malcolm explains the central importance Swift places on the role of history in human life - and on the difficulties of giving an adequate account of that history."
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Graham Swift; Graham Swift; Graham Swift; Graham Swift
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Malcolm
ISBN: 1570035156 9781570035159
OCLC Number: 52765948
Description: viii, 238 p. ; 19 cm.
Contents: Understanding Graham Swift --
A Narrow World? (I): The Sweet-Shop Owner (1980) --
Secrets: Shuttlecock (1981) --
The Novelist's Workshop: Learning to Swim and Other Stories (1982) --
The Uses of History: Waterland (1983) --
Witnesses: Out of This World (1988) --
Against Transience: Ever After (1992) --
A Narrow World? (II): Last Orders (1996) --
The Narrow Way: The Light of Day (2003).
Series Title: Understanding contemporary British literature.
Responsibility: David Malcolm.
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Graham Swift has published to widespread acclaim since his literary debut in 1980. He has won an impressive array of literary prizes, including the 1996 Booker Prize, and three of his novels have  Read more...

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