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Reading Graham Swift

Author: Tomasz Dobrogoszcz; Marta Goszczynska
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book is the first collection of essays on Graham Swift's work. As a collaborative effort of scholars from several countries, it looks at his fiction from different interpretative angles,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Electronic version:
Reading Graham Swift.
Lanham : Lexington Books, 2020
(OCoLC)1132375820
Named Person: Graham Swift; Graham Swift
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tomasz Dobrogoszcz; Marta Goszczynska
ISBN: 9781498569514 149856951X
OCLC Number: 1119613989
Description: xv, 173 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: IntroductionTomasz Dobrogoszcz and Marta GoszczynskaPart 1: Beginnings and ContinuitiesChapter 1: Trauma and Confliction in The Sweet-Shop Owner and WaterlandPhilip TewChapter 2: Reticent Detecting: The Evolution of Swift's (Un)Confessing NarratorsAnastasia LogothetiChapter 3: Masculinity as Failure: Male Characters in Learning to Swim and England and Other StoriesKatarzyna OstalskaPart 2: Progressions and Evolutions Chapter 4: Nostalgia, Sentiments, and Men in Out of This WorldKatarzyna WieckowskaChapter 5: The Father Delusion in Ever AfterTomasz DobrogoszczChapter 6: Filming the Unfilmable: Last Orders on ScreenAdam SumeraChapter 7: Re-Joycing Tomorrow: Graham Swift, Artificial Insemination, and the Question of Literary PaternityDonald KaczvinskyPart 3: Recent DevelopmentsChapter 8: Forget 'Green English Fields': War(s) in Wish You Were HereCatherine Pesso-MiquelChapter 9: Spectres of Silence in Wish You Were HereSlawomir KonkolChapter 10: The England in England and Other StoriesDavid MalcolmChapter 11: Lost for Words: Narration, Language and Communication in England and Other StoriesMarta GoszczynskaChapter 12: 'So How Did You Become a Writer?': Metafictional Concerns in Mothering SundayBozena Kucala
Responsibility: Edited by Tomasz Dobrogoszcz and Marta Goszczynska.

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Over four decades Graham Swift, one of the finest novelists and short-story writers of his generation, has created an acclaimed body of work inhabited by seemingly ordinary people going about their Read more...

 
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