Download E-books Graham Greene: An Approach to the Novels (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities) PDF

This learn finds Greene in a twin position as writer, person who tasks literary adventure into his view of existence and to that end initiatives either his event and its "literary" interpretation into his fiction; and it defines levels of Greenes novels throughout the altering courting among author and protagonists. the 1st part progresses from acutely delicate, self-divided younger males a little like the younger Greene to embittered, alienated characters ostensibly at long way from their writer. the second one section (1939) features a sequence of "portraits of the artist" wherein Greene confronts extra without delay the tensions and conflicts of his deepest existence.

Show description

Read or Download Graham Greene: An Approach to the Novels (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities) PDF

Similar Criticism Theory books

Radical Children's Literature: Future Visions and Aesthetic Transformations in Juvenile Fiction

This booklet reappraises where of kid's literature, displaying it to be an inventive house the place writers and illustrators try new rules approximately books, society, and narratives in an age of rapid verbal exchange and multi-media. It seems on the tales in regards to the global and youth; the interplay with altering childhoods and new applied sciences.

Conversion and Reform in the British Novel in the 1790s: A Revolution of Opinions

Conversion and Reform analyzes the paintings of these British reformists writing within the 1790s who reshaped the conventions of fiction to reposition the radical as a revolutionary political instrument. contains new readings of key figures equivalent to Mary Wollstonecraft and Thomas Holcroft.

Hatred and Civility: The Antisocial Life in Victorian England

This energetic, available account of historic and literary works explains why many Victorians nursed a adversarial imaginative and prescient of guy and society and the way misanthropy--once a method of conveying integrity and justified disdain of society's excesses--turned immoral and quasi-criminal. offering a shocking new point of view at the prior, Christopher Lane indicates that the enthusiasts troubling us at the present time percentage many characteristics with our supposedly ethical ancestors.

Literature, Analytically Speaking: Explorations in the Theory of Interpretation, Analytic Aesthetics, and Evolution (Cognitive Approaches to Literature and Culture)

In a brand new method of interdisciplinary literary thought, Literature, Analytically talking integrates literary reviews with analytic aesthetics, girded via neo-Darwinian evolution. Scrutinizing narrative fiction via a lens supplied through analytic philosophy, respected literary theorist Peter Swirski places new lifestyles into literary conception whereas fashioning a suite of useful guidance for critics within the interpretive trenches.

Additional info for Graham Greene: An Approach to the Novels (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities)

Show sample text content

Rated 4.21 of 5 – based on 27 votes