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The Resource Fictions of power in English literature, 1900-1950, Lee Horsley

Fictions of power in English literature, 1900-1950, Lee Horsley

Label
Fictions of power in English literature, 1900-1950
Title
Fictions of power in English literature, 1900-1950
Statement of responsibility
Lee Horsley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
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Horsley, Lee
Dewey number
820.9/358
Index
index present
LC call number
PR478.P64
LC item number
H67 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Studies in twentieth century literature
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English literature
  • Politics and literature
  • Power (Social sciences) in literature
  • Totalitarianism and literature
  • Social problems in literature
  • Political fiction, English
Label
Fictions of power in English literature, 1900-1950, Lee Horsley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-296) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The Cult of Power -- 1. Heroic Action: Narratives of Imperialism. Heroic action in The Rescue. The hero ironised: Lord Jim and Nostromo. Jesters and heroes: Chesterton, Shaw and Napoleon -- 2. Superhuman Arts: Narratives of Nationalistic Faith. Martyred prophets: Buchan's Prester John and Shaw's St Joan. 'Some queer dark god': Lawrence's 'leadership' novels of the twenties. Demonic enchantments: The Magician, Mephisto and the rise of fascism -- 3. Sexual Dominance: Leaders and Lovers in Fiction Between the Wars. Lawless sheiks and living Quetzalcoatls. Sex symbols satirised: Huxley's Point Counter Point and Lewis's Revenge for Love. Unsubmissive women -- 4. Violence: The Thirties Thriller and 'the Gathering Storm'. Household's Rogue Male: 'a beast in its den'. Eric Ambler and the 'infernal machine'. Graham Greene: 'the house infected' -- 5. Law: The Liberal Critique and the Totalitarian Nightmare
Control code
32312086
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 300 pages
Isbn
9780582090941
Isbn Type
(csd)
Lccn
95015444
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Fictions of power in English literature, 1900-1950, Lee Horsley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-296) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The Cult of Power -- 1. Heroic Action: Narratives of Imperialism. Heroic action in The Rescue. The hero ironised: Lord Jim and Nostromo. Jesters and heroes: Chesterton, Shaw and Napoleon -- 2. Superhuman Arts: Narratives of Nationalistic Faith. Martyred prophets: Buchan's Prester John and Shaw's St Joan. 'Some queer dark god': Lawrence's 'leadership' novels of the twenties. Demonic enchantments: The Magician, Mephisto and the rise of fascism -- 3. Sexual Dominance: Leaders and Lovers in Fiction Between the Wars. Lawless sheiks and living Quetzalcoatls. Sex symbols satirised: Huxley's Point Counter Point and Lewis's Revenge for Love. Unsubmissive women -- 4. Violence: The Thirties Thriller and 'the Gathering Storm'. Household's Rogue Male: 'a beast in its den'. Eric Ambler and the 'infernal machine'. Graham Greene: 'the house infected' -- 5. Law: The Liberal Critique and the Totalitarian Nightmare
Control code
32312086
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 300 pages
Isbn
9780582090941
Isbn Type
(csd)
Lccn
95015444
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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