• E. L. Doctorow book cover

    E. L. Doctorow

    1st Edition

    By Paul Levine

    During his lifetime E. L. Doctorow was a remarkable phenomenon among contemporary American novelists. He was a serious writer who was popular, a political writer who was a stylist, an original writer who was highly eclectic and an historical writer who invented the past. In this study, originally…

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    Kurt Vonnegut

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    By Jerome Klinkowitz

    Drawing on his experiences as a young man in the Great Depression and the Second World War, Kurt Vonnegut created a new style of fiction responsive to the post-war world and unique in its appeal to both popular audiences and avant-garde critics. His work was profoundly innovative and yet perfectly…

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  • Notebooks/Memoirs/Archives: Reading and Rereading Doris Lessing book cover

    Notebooks/Memoirs/Archives

    Reading and Rereading Doris Lessing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Taylor

    Since The Grass is Singing was published in 1950, Doris Lessing has commanded a widespread and heterogeneous readership. Written from a feminist political perspective, and employing diverse modes of critical analysis, the present volume, originally published in 1982, aims to combine detailed…

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    Richard Brautigan

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    By Marc Chénetier

    Few contemporary American writers have been subjected to as much laudatory abuse as Richard Brautigan who, having become famous in the 1960s, was made a cult figure for the hippy generation and was systematically refused recognition as a major novelist once the sentimental wave of the ‘greening of…

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  • Thomas Pynchon book cover

    Thomas Pynchon

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    By Tony Tanner

    Thomas Pynchon is now recognized as a major contemporary novelist and perhaps the most important American writer since Melville. His work is both richly imaginative and amazingly erudite and can be compared, in its complexity, linguistic playfulness and experimentation and wealth of allusion, to…

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  • Ancient Cultures of Conceit: British University Fiction in the Post-War Years book cover

    Ancient Cultures of Conceit

    British University Fiction in the Post-War Years, 1st Edition

    By Ian Carter

    The campus novel is one of the best loved forms of fiction in the post-war period. But what are its characteristic themes? What are its prejudices? And what does it take for granted? Originally published in 1990, this is the first study to connect literary, historical, and sociological aspects of…

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  • Adolescent Female Portraits in the American Novel 1961-1981 book cover

    Adolescent Female Portraits in the American Novel 1961-1981

    1st Edition

    By Jane S. Bakerman, Mary Jean DeMarr

    Originally published in 1983, this title lists and annotates reference sources which will help readers select primary materials useful in studies of the literary portraits of women and their societal roles. The years 1961 to 1981 were set as boundaries for this volume because the author’s initial…

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  • The Myth of Superwoman: Women's Bestsellers in France and the United States book cover

    The Myth of Superwoman

    Women's Bestsellers in France and the United States, 1st Edition

    By Resa L. Dudovitz

    Reviled by critics but loved by the readers, the bestseller has until recently provoked little serious critical interest. In The Myth of Superwoman, originally published in 1990, Resa Dudovitz looks at this international phenomenon, particularly at the origins of the bestseller system in the United…

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    John le Carré

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    By Eric Homberger

    Since the heyday of Ian Fleming’s fantasy superspy James Bond, the novels of John le Carré have held up to readers across the world a sombre, fascinating picture of decline, deception and ethical ambiguity. In this study, originally published in 1986, the first to include an interpretation of A…

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    Lord Jim

    1st Edition

    By John Batchelor

    Published in 1900, Conrad’s Lord Jim can in many ways be seen as the first ‘modern’ novel. This important full study of the book, originally published in 1988, emphasizes the outstanding historical and artistic significance of Conrad’s masterpiece. John Batchelor pursues the ways in which Conrad…

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    John Fowles

    1st Edition

    By Peter Conradi

    John Fowles had gained great popularity as a contemporary novelist on both sides of the Atlantic. In this comprehensive study of his work, originally published in 1982, Peter Conradi relates his work to his life, his ideas and his place in contemporary English fiction at the time. Conradi sees him…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

    26 Volume Set, 1st Edition

    By Various

    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction (26 volume set) contains titles, originally published between 1977 and 1997. It includes titles on the roles of women in literature, fantasy as a genre, a source guide to science fiction and many titles by renowned academics looking at specific novelists,…

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