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Allen, Nicola

Reassessing the Twentieth-Century Canon

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Nicola Allen, David Simmons

2. Snags in the Fairway: Reading Heart of Darkness
David Bradshaw

3. ‘Hasn’t got any name’: Aesthetics, African Americans and Policemen in The Great Gatsby
Nicolas Tredell

4. Urban Spaces, Fragmented Consciousness, and Indecipherable Meaning in Mrs Dalloway
Andrew Harrison

5. D. H. Lawrence’s Lady Chatterley’s Lover in the New Century: Literary Canon and Bodily Episteme
Richard Brown

6. A Handful of Dust Realism: Modernism/Irony: Sympathy
Richard Jacobs

7. Studied Ambivalence: The Appalling Strangeness of Graham Greene’s Brighton Rock
Susie Thomas

8. “Come Down from Your Thinkin’ and Listen a Minute”: The Multiple Voices of The Grapes of Wrath
Jennifer Butler Keaton

9. Faulkner’s Go Down, Moses Revisited
Linda Wagner-Martin

10. Time, Space, and Resistance: Re-Reading George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four
Lawrence Phillips

11. Lucky Jim: The Novel in Unchartered Times
Nicola Allen, Wasfi Shoqairat

12. Six Myths of On the Road, and Where These Might Lead Us
R. J. Ellis

13. ‘Hundred-per-Cent American Con Man’: Character in Ken Kesey’s One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
David Simmons

14. Herzog’s Masculine Dilemmas, and the Eclipse of the Transcendental “I.”
Gloria L. Cronin

15. Beyond Postmodernism in Alasdair Gray’s Lanark
Claire Allen

16. Gender Vertigo: Queer Gothic and Angela Carter’s Nights at the Circus
Sarah Gamble

17. Whole Families Paranoid at Night: Don DeLillo’s White Noise
Martyn Colebrook

18. Hooked on Classics: Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit 25 Years On
Sonya Andermahr

19. Remembering and Disremembering Beloved: Lacunae and Hauntings
Gina Wisker

20. Embracing Uncertainty: Hanif Kureishi’s Buddha of Suburbia and The Black Album
Susan Alice Fischer

21. Samad, Hancock, the Suburbs, and Englishness: Re-reading Zadie Smith’s White Teeth
Philip Tew

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

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
334 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137366016
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-47397-7

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