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Alan Hollinghurst : writing under the influence /edited by Michèle Mendelssohn and Denis Flannery.

Author: Michèle Mendelssohn; Denis Flannery
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

An edited collection on Alan Hollinghurst, one of Britain's leading contemporary novelists with an outstanding international reputation. -- .


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Alan Hollinghurst; Alan Hollinghurst
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michèle Mendelssohn; Denis Flannery
ISBN: 9781526134288 1526134284 9780719097171 0719097177
OCLC Number: 1028614222
Description: x, 211 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: A dialogue on influence - Denis Flannery and Michele Mendelssohn1. Hollinghurst's poetry - Bernard O'Donoghue2. The touch of reading in Hollinghurst's early prose - Angus Brown3. Poetry, parody, porn and prose - Michele Mendelssohn4. Race, empire and The Swimming Pool Library - John McLeod5. The Stranger's Child and The Aspern Papers: queering origin stories and questioning the visitable past - Julie Rivkin6. Ostentatiously discreet: bisexual camp in The Stranger's Child - Joseph Ronan7. Hollow auguries: eccentric genealogies in The Folding Star and The Spell - Robert L. Caserio8. Some properties of fiction: value and fantasy in Hollinghurst's house of fiction - Geoff Gilbert9. Cinema in the library - Alan O'Leary10. Using Racine in 1990: or, translating theatre in time - Denis Flannery11. 'Who are you? What the fuck are you doing here?': queer debates and contemporary connections - Kaye Mitchell12. What can I say? Secrets in fiction and biography - Hermione Lee interviews Alan HollinghurstIndex -- .


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'Alan Hollinghurst is Britain's finest living novelist, and this volume brilliantly demonstrates why. Whether exploring his depictions of contemporary gay culture or teasing out his complex relations Read more...

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