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The fun stuff, and other essays, James Wood

Label
The fun stuff, and other essays
Title
The fun stuff, and other essays
Statement of responsibility
James Wood
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In twenty-three passionate, sparkling dispatches--which range over such crucial writers as Thomas Hardy, Leo Tolstoy, Edmund Wilson, and Mikhail Lermontov--literary critic James Wood offers a panoramic look at the modern novel. He effortlessly connects his encyclopedic, passionate understanding of the literary canon with an equally in-depth analysis of the most important authors writing today, including Cormac McCarthy, Lydia Davis, and Aleksandar Hemon
Summary
Collects twenty-five essays critiquing the modern novel, analyzing the works of such authors as Cormac McCarthy, Lydia Davis, and Aleksandar Hemon
Tone
Writing style
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10154339
Cataloging source
DLC
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1965-
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Wood, James
Dewey number
824/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
AC8
LC item number
.W8155 2012
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • English essays
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
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and other essays
Label
The fun stuff, and other essays, James Wood
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • Robert Alter and the King James Bible
  • Tolstoy's War and peace
  • Marilynne Robinson
  • Lydia Davis
  • Containment: trauma and manipulation in Ian McEwan
  • Richard Yates
  • George Orwell's very English revolution
  • Unfathomable!: (Mikhail Lermantov)
  • Thomas Hardy
  • Geoff Dyer
  • The fun stuff : homage to Keith Moon
  • Paul Auster's shallowness
  • Reality examined to the point of madness: László Krasznahorkai -- Ismail Kadare
  • English muddle: Alan Hollinghurst
  • Life's white machine: Ben Lerner
  • Packing my father-in-law's library
  • W. G. Sebald's Austerlitz
  • Kazuo Ishiguro's Never let me go
  • Thinking: Norman Rush
  • Cormac McCarthy's The road
  • Edmund Wilson
  • Aleksandar Hemon
  • Beyond a boundary: Netherland as a postcolonial novel -- Wounder and wounded
Control code
ocn773369947
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 339 p.
Isbn
9780374159566
Lccn
2011052184
System control number
(OCoLC)773369947
Label
The fun stuff, and other essays, James Wood
Publication
Contents
  • Robert Alter and the King James Bible
  • Tolstoy's War and peace
  • Marilynne Robinson
  • Lydia Davis
  • Containment: trauma and manipulation in Ian McEwan
  • Richard Yates
  • George Orwell's very English revolution
  • Unfathomable!: (Mikhail Lermantov)
  • Thomas Hardy
  • Geoff Dyer
  • The fun stuff : homage to Keith Moon
  • Paul Auster's shallowness
  • Reality examined to the point of madness: László Krasznahorkai -- Ismail Kadare
  • English muddle: Alan Hollinghurst
  • Life's white machine: Ben Lerner
  • Packing my father-in-law's library
  • W. G. Sebald's Austerlitz
  • Kazuo Ishiguro's Never let me go
  • Thinking: Norman Rush
  • Cormac McCarthy's The road
  • Edmund Wilson
  • Aleksandar Hemon
  • Beyond a boundary: Netherland as a postcolonial novel -- Wounder and wounded
Control code
ocn773369947
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 339 p.
Isbn
9780374159566
Lccn
2011052184
System control number
(OCoLC)773369947

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