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Critical essays on Thomas Berger

Author: David W Madden
Publisher: New York : G.K. Hall ; London : Prentice Hall International, ©1995.
Series: Critical essays on American literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Six reviews and eight essays trace the critical reputation of Thomas Berger's novels. One interview is included.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Thomas Berger; Thomas Berger; Thomas (Schriftsteller) Berger; Thomas Berger
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David W Madden
ISBN: 0783800290 9780783800295
OCLC Number: 31604965
Description: xi, 258 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Reviews : "An American in Berlin" [review of Crazy in Berlin] / Harvey Swados --
[Review of Vital parts] / Brom Weber --
[Review of Regiment of women] / Lore Dickstein --
"If Hammett and Chandler were written by Perelman" [review of Who is Teddy Villanova?] / Leonard Michaels --
"Home folks at one another's throats" [review of The feud] / Anne Tyler --
"It's all Greek : Berger perfects the slow burn" [a review of Orrie's story] / Bill Marx --
Essays : "The Schlemiel as humanist : Thomas Berger's Carlo Reinhart" / Douglas A. Hughes --
"Finding the center of the earth : satire, history and myth in Little big man" / Michael Cleary --
"Reinhart as hero and clown" / Gerald Weales --
"Berger, burlesque, and the yearning for comedy" / Michael Malone --
"Crazy in Berlin as ethnic comedy" / Myron Simon --
"Alien encounter : Thomas Berger's Neighbors as a critique of existential humanism" / John Carlos Rowe --
"A murderous clarity : a reading of Thomas Berger's Killing time" / Jon Wallace --
"Short-changed : Thomas Berger's Changing the past" / Patrick O'Donnell --
Interview : "An interview with Thomas Berger" / David W. Madden --
Play : "Trysting with Thalia" / Thomas Berger --
Other people / Thomas Berger.
Series Title: Critical essays on American literature.
Other Titles: Thomas Berger
Responsibility: edited by David W. Madden.

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Six reviews and eight essays trace the critical reputation of Thomas Berger's novels. One interview is included.

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