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Understanding Gary Shteyngart

Author: Geoff Hamilton
Publisher: Columbia, South Carolina : University of South Carolina Press, [2017]
Series: Understanding contemporary American literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Understanding Gary Shteyngart, the first comprehensive examination of Shteyngart's novels and memoir, introduces readers to one of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful contemporary American authors. Born in Leningrad in 1972, Shteyngart immigrated to the United States in 1979, attended Oberlin College and the City University of New York, and currently teaches in the Writing Program at Columbia
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hamilton, Geoff, 1972-
Understanding Gary Shteyngart.
Columbia, South Carolina : University of South Carolina Press, 2017
(DLC) 2017016329
Named Person: Gary Shteyngart; Gary Shteyngart; Gary Shteyngart; Gary Shteyngart
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoff Hamilton
ISBN: 9781611177640 1611177642
OCLC Number: 960838039
Description: 142 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Understanding Gary Shteyngart --
The Russian Debutante's Handbook --
Absurdistan --
Super Sad True Love Story --
Little Failure --
Gary Shteyngart and American Literary Celebrity.
Series Title: Understanding contemporary American literature.
Responsibility: Geoff Hamilton.

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Provides the first comprehensive examination of Shteyngart's novels and memoir, introducing readers to one of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful contemporary American authors.  Read more...

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-Geoff Hamilton's accessible and comprehensive introduction adroitly explains the many strands of Shteyngart's work. Demonstrating Shteyngart's indebtedness to American traditions of self-invention Read more...

 
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