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Author Wood, Michael, 1936-

Title Children of silence : on contemporary fiction / Michael Wood.

Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, c1998.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  809.304 W85c    ---  Available
Description 241 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-230) and index.
Contents The kindness of novels : Roland Barthes -- The comedy of ignorance : Samuel Beckett -- Politics in paradise : Julio Cortazar, Guillermo Cabrera Infante, Reinaldo Arenas -- The motive for metaphor : Milan Kundera -- The promised land : Italo Calvino -- A postmodernist romance : Gabriel Garcia Marquez -- The mind has mountains : Toni Morrison -- Tigers and mirrors : Angela Carter -- All the rage : Stephen King -- Lost paradises : Edward Said -- The discourse of others : Kazuo Ishiguro -- The nightmare of narrative : Jeanette Winterson.
Subject Fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
ISBN 0231050488 (pbk.)

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