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A.S. Byatt : critical storytelling

Author: Alexa Alfer; Amy J Edwards de Campos; Manchester University Press,
Publisher: Manchester, UK : Manchester University Press, 2013. ©2010.
Series: Contemporary British novelists.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive study of A. S. Byatt's work spans virtually her entire career and offers insightful readings of all of Byatt's works of fiction up to and including her Man-Booker-shortlisted novel The Children's Book (2009). The authors combine an accessible overview of Byatt's œuvre to date with close critical analysis of all her major works. Uniquely, the book also considers Byatt's critical writings and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Alfer, Alexa, 1968-
A.S. Byatt : critical storytelling
Manchester, UK. : Manchester University Press, 2010
Named Person: A S Byatt; A S Byatt; A S Byatt
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexa Alfer; Amy J Edwards de Campos; Manchester University Press,
ISBN: 9781847792594 1847792596
OCLC Number: 1149150075
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Made available via: manchesterhive.
First published: 2010.
MUP 2020 titles.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 194 pages) : file(s).
Contents: Introduction --
1. Fathers, Sisters and the Anxiety of Influence: The Shadow of the Sun and The Game --
2. Writing the Contemporary: The Virgin in the Garden and Still Life --
3. Two Cultures: Babel Tower and A Whistling Woman --
4. Tradition and Transformation: Possession and Fairy Tales --
5. The Dark Side of the Tale: The Children's Book, The Biographer's Tale and Angels and Insects --
Critical Storytelling: Peopling the Paper House --
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Series Title: Contemporary British novelists.
Responsibility: Alexa Alfer & Amy Edwards de Campos.

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This stimulating and comprehensive study of A. S. Byatt's work spans virtually her entire career and offers insightful readings of all of Byatt's fictions up to and including The Children's Book  Read more...

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It is the great merit of this volume that this ideal of scholarship is embodied in a slim, well-written book on one of Britain's most prolific and interesting writers. Alfer and Edwards de Campos Read more...

 
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