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Lawrence Durrell : comprehending the whole

Author: Julius Rowan Raper; Melody L Enscore; Paige Matthey Bynum
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lawrence Durrell excelled in a great variety of genres: poetry, drama, travel books, humorous writings, translations, critical essays, philosophical essays, character sketches, and, above all, genre- and culture-transforming experimental novels. In keeping with Durrell's multifaceted career and the centrality of his experiments, the essays in this collection use a variety of literary approaches to the diversity of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lawrence Durrell.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)622677343
Named Person: Lawrence Durrell; Lawrence Durrell; Lawrence Durrell; Lawrence Durrell; Lawrence Durrell; Lawrence Durrell
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julius Rowan Raper; Melody L Enscore; Paige Matthey Bynum
ISBN: 0826209823 9780826209825
OCLC Number: 31013331
Description: xii, 193 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction ----
I. Apprentice Durrell. 1. Ur-Durrell ---
2. The Achievement and Failure: Durrell's Three Early Novels ---
3. Panic Spring and Durrell's "Heraldic" Birds of Rebirth ---
4. The Lawrence Durrell Collection at Southern Illinois University ----
II. Familiar Durrell. 1. The "Romanticism" of The Black Book: Zoroaster in the Garden ---
2. Durrell, Derrida, and the Heraldic Universe ---
3. A Fellowship in Time: Durrell, Eliot, and the Quest of the Grail ---
4. The Artist as Shaman: Durrell's Alexandria Quartet ----
III. Hidden Durrell. 1. The Other Side of the Coin: Durrell's Antrobus Stories ---
2. Shilly Shandies: Lawrence Durrell, Eighteenth-Century Rationalist ---
3. Byron, Durrell, and Modern Philphellenism ---
4. Reflections on a Slender Volume: Durrell's The Ikons ----
IV. Final Durrell. 1. Pleasures of the Immachination: Transformations of the Inanimate in Durrell and Pynchon ---
2. The Philosopher's Stone and Durrell's Psychological Vision in The Avignon Quintet ---
3. "Members of one another": Systemic Imagery in Durrell's Avignon Quintet ---
4. Angkor Wat, the Kundalini, and the Quinx: The Human Architecture of Divine Renewal in the Quincunx.
Responsibility: edited by Julius Rowan Raper, Melody L. Enscore, Paige Matthey Bynum.
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In keeping with Durrell's multifaceted career and the centrality of his experiments, the essays in this collection use a variety of literary approaches to the diversity of Durrell's contributions of  Read more...

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