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David Almond

Author: Rosemary Ross Johnston
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: David Almond; David Almond
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rosemary Ross Johnston
ISBN: 9781137301185 113730118X
OCLC Number: 1065331779
Description: 1 online resource (224 pages)
Contents: Introduction: David Almond and Mystical Realism / Rosemary Ross Johnston --
1. Living Just Beyond the Wall: Versions of the Savage in David Almond's Novels / Perry Nodelman --
2. Ontology, Epistemology, and Values: Philosophy and Cognitive Science in David Almond's Skellig and My Name is Mina / Roberta Seelinger Trites --
3. The Possibilities of Becoming: Process-Relational Theology in the Works of David Almond / Karen Coats --
4. 'A Sense Sublime': Religious Resonances in the Work of David Almond / Valerie Coghlan --
5. Birdmen from the Depths of the Earth: Radical Landscape in the Fiction of David Almond / Nolan Dalrymple --
6. 'They thought we had disappeared, and they were wrong': The Depiction of Working Class in Almond's Novels / Carole Dunbar --
7. 'Melting and Opening Underfoot': Almond's Heaven Eyes as a Complex Variation / Perry Nodelman --
8. The Transcendent in David Almond's Play Wild Girl, Wild Boy / Michael Levy --
9. Of Writing: The True Tale of the Monster Billy Dean: telt by hisself / Rosemary Ross Johnston --
Appendix: The David Almond Archive at Seven Stories, National Centre for Children's Books / Hannah Izod.
Responsibility: edited by Rosemary Ross Johnston.

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