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The Resource The prose elegy : an exploration of modern American and British fiction, John B. Vickery

The prose elegy : an exploration of modern American and British fiction, John B. Vickery

Label
The prose elegy : an exploration of modern American and British fiction
Title
The prose elegy
Title remainder
an exploration of modern American and British fiction
Statement of responsibility
John B. Vickery
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Vickery, John B
Dewey number
810.9/353
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.G75
LC item number
V53 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • English fiction
  • Grief in literature
  • Loss (Psychology) in literature
Label
The prose elegy : an exploration of modern American and British fiction, John B. Vickery
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-186) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : major elegiac changes -- Elegies of family and love. Loss of the ideal : James Agee's A death in the family ; Failure as a loss : John Updike's The centaur ; Generational critiques : Virginia Woolf's The years and William Faulkner's Sartoris ; Familial disintegration : James Joyce's Dubliners and F. Scott Fitzgerald's "Babylon revisited" ; The loss of romantic love : Ernest Hemingway's The sun also rises and James Baldwin's Giovanni's room ; Marriage as cultural change : Henry James's The portrait of a lady and Ernest Hemingway's A farewell to arms ; Marriage as the end of love : F. Scott Fitzgerald's Tender is the night and John Updike's Too far to go -- Cultural and philosophical elegies. Modernism on culture and history : William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom! Ford Madox Ford's Parade's end, and others ; Bifocal time : Virginia Woolf's The years and To the lighthouse ; Perspectives on the self : Malcolm Lowry's Under the volcano, Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany's, and Joan Didion's Play it as it lays -- A coda : continuity and innovation
Control code
236082505
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780807133927
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008031560
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)236082505
Label
The prose elegy : an exploration of modern American and British fiction, John B. Vickery
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-186) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : major elegiac changes -- Elegies of family and love. Loss of the ideal : James Agee's A death in the family ; Failure as a loss : John Updike's The centaur ; Generational critiques : Virginia Woolf's The years and William Faulkner's Sartoris ; Familial disintegration : James Joyce's Dubliners and F. Scott Fitzgerald's "Babylon revisited" ; The loss of romantic love : Ernest Hemingway's The sun also rises and James Baldwin's Giovanni's room ; Marriage as cultural change : Henry James's The portrait of a lady and Ernest Hemingway's A farewell to arms ; Marriage as the end of love : F. Scott Fitzgerald's Tender is the night and John Updike's Too far to go -- Cultural and philosophical elegies. Modernism on culture and history : William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom! Ford Madox Ford's Parade's end, and others ; Bifocal time : Virginia Woolf's The years and To the lighthouse ; Perspectives on the self : Malcolm Lowry's Under the volcano, Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany's, and Joan Didion's Play it as it lays -- A coda : continuity and innovation
Control code
236082505
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780807133927
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008031560
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)236082505

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