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Jordan, Julia

B. S. Johnson and Post-War Literature

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Avant-Garde Possibilities — B.S. Johnson and the Sixties Generation
Julia Jordan

Part I. Johnson in His Time: Influences and Contemporaries

2. Early Influences and Aesthetic Emergence: Travelling People (1961), Albert Angelo (1964), Trawl (1966) and The Unfortunates (1969)
Philip Tew

3. Johnson and the nouveau roman: Trawl and other Butorian Projects
Adam Guy

4. ‘Like loose leaves in the wind’: Effacement and Characterisation in B.S. Johnson’s The Unfortunates and Marc Saporta’s Composition No. 1
Greg Buchanan

5. B.S. Johnson and the Aleatoric Novel
Sebastian Jenner

6. Cell of One: B.S. Johnson, Christie Malry and the Angry Brigade
Joseph Darlington

7. ‘Educated and intelligent, if down-at-heel’: John Wain’s Hurry On Down and B.S. Johnson’s Albert Angelo
Martin Ryle

Part II. Johnson Out of Time: The Persistence of Modernism

8. Antepostdated Johnson
Rod Mengham

9. Evacuating Samuel Beckett and B.S. Johnson
Julia Jordan

10. The Sadism of the Author or the Masochism of the Reader?
Glyn White

11. Sex, Lies and Autobiografiction: Travelling People and the Persistence of Modernism
Nick Hubble

12. ‘Make of Them What You Will’: The Short Prose Pieces of B.S. Johnson
Paul Vlitos

13. B.S. Johnson, Giles Gordon and a ‘New Fiction’: The Book, the Screen and the E-book
David Mark Hucklesby

Keywords: Literature, Literary History, Twentieth-Century Literature, British and Irish Literature, Fiction, Literary Theory

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
230 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137349552
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-46794-5

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