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B.S. Johnson : a critical reading

B.S. Johnson : a critical reading

Author: Philip Tew
Publisher: Manchester Manchester University Press 2001
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This study introduces the prose writing of B.S. Johnson, the quintessentially "lost" British novelist. The chapters analyze different themes and phases of Johnson's writing from the early  Read more...


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Named Person: Bryan Stanley Johnson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Tew
ISBN: 0719056268 9780719056260
OCLC Number: 1015096937
Description: XIII, 274 p. 23 cm
Contents: Prologue; Section One; 1. B. S. Johnson - The man and the novels: exposition; 2. B. S. Johnson - The man and the novels: development Section Two; 3. Critical methods and theoretical representations; 4. Locating Johnson's aesthetic and critical project; 5. Moving away from Beckett and beyond comparison Section Three; 6. Spatiality - cartographies of the self and the city; 7. Intersubjectivities - social and textual strategies Coda; Johnson's intermixture of laws
Responsibility: Philip Tew.


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"'A valuable contribution to the now resurgent reputation of this great, English counter-cultural writer. Dr Tew knows the subject, knows the territory, and has produced a road map for Johnson's Read more...

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