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Understanding Julian Barnes

Author: Merritt Moseley
Publisher: Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, ©1997.
Series: Understanding contemporary British literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Understanding Julian Barnes surveys the career of one of England's most daring contemporary writers. A man of letters who has produced distinguished short fiction, journalism, and reportage, Barnes is best known as a strikingly innovative novelist. In this analysis of Barnes's distinctive qualities and of his place in England's literary establishment, Merritt Moseley suggests that the novelist's greatest achievement
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Julian Barnes; Julian Barnes; Julian Barnes; Julian Barnes; Julian Barnes; Julian Barnes
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Merritt Moseley
ISBN: 1570031401 9781570031403 9781570038754 1570038759
OCLC Number: 34798223
Description: ix, 198 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Career and overview --
Metroland --
Duffy --
Before she met me --
Flaubert's parrot --
Staring at the sun --
A history of the world in 10¹/₂ chapters --
Talking it over --
The porcupine --
Short stories and nonfiction --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Understanding contemporary British literature.
Responsibility: by Merritt Moseley.

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