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The Resource Character and satire in post-war fiction, Ian Gregson

Character and satire in post-war fiction, Ian Gregson

Label
Character and satire in post-war fiction
Title
Character and satire in post-war fiction
Statement of responsibility
Ian Gregson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This monograph analyses the use of caricature as one of the key strategies in narrative fiction since the war. Close analysis of some of the best known postwar novelists including Toni Morrison, Philip Roth, Joyce Carol Oates, Angela Carter and Will Self, reveals how they use caricature to express postmodern conceptions of the self. In the process of moving away from the modernist focus on subjectivity, postmodern characterisation has often drawn on a much older satirical tradition which includes Hogarth and Gillray in the visual arts, and Dryden, Pope, Swift and Dickens in literature. Its key
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gregson, Ian
Dewey number
823/.9140927
Index
index present
LC call number
PR881
LC item number
.G74 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Continuum literary studies series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English fiction
  • American fiction
  • Satire, English
  • Satire, American
  • Character in literature
  • Caricature in literature
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American fiction
  • Caricature in literature
  • Character in literature
  • English fiction
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Satire, American
  • Satire, English
  • Karikaturen
  • Satires
  • Personages
  • Engels
  • Amerikaans
  • Bellettrie
  • Literatur
  • Charakter
  • Satire
  • Englisch
Label
Character and satire in post-war fiction, Ian Gregson
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-178) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Subverting racist caricature: Ralph Ellison and Toni Morrison -- Joseph Heller's allegories of money -- Philip Roth's vulgar, aggressive clowning -- Joyce Carol Oates's political anger -- Muriel Spark's puppets of thwarted authority -- Magic realism as caricature: Angela Carter and Salman Rushdie -- The caricaturist as celebrity: Martin Amis and Will Self -- Caricature versus character: the self as cartoon
Control code
229456977
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (181 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847142139
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)229456977
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Character and satire in post-war fiction, Ian Gregson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-178) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Subverting racist caricature: Ralph Ellison and Toni Morrison -- Joseph Heller's allegories of money -- Philip Roth's vulgar, aggressive clowning -- Joyce Carol Oates's political anger -- Muriel Spark's puppets of thwarted authority -- Magic realism as caricature: Angela Carter and Salman Rushdie -- The caricaturist as celebrity: Martin Amis and Will Self -- Caricature versus character: the self as cartoon
Control code
229456977
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (181 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847142139
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)229456977
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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