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  • The Portable Conrad

    The Portable Conrad
    av Joseph Conrad, Michael Gorra, Joseph Conrad

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143105114

    A great novelist of the sea, a poet of the tropics, a critic of empire and analyst of globalization, a harbinger of the modern spy novel, and an unparalleled observer of the moments in which people are stripped of their illusions, Joseph Conrad is o…

  • Portrait of a Novel

    Portrait of a Novel
    av Michael Gorra

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871406705

    Henry James (1843-1916) has had many biographers but Michael Gorra has taken an original approach to this great American progenitor of the modern novel, combining elements of biography, criticism and travelogue in re-creating the dramatic backstory…

  • Portrait of a Novel

    Portrait of a Novel
    av Michael Gorra

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871404084

    Henry James (1843-1916) has had many biographers but Michael Gorra has taken an original approach to this great American progenitor of the modern novel, combining elements of biography, criticism and travelogue in re-creating the dramatic backstory…

  • The Saddest Words

    The Saddest Words
    av Michael Gorra

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631491702

    Michael Gorra asks provocative questions in this historic portrait of William Faulkner and his world. He explores whether William Faulkner should still be read in this new century and asks what his works tell us about the legacy of slavery and the A…

  • The End of the Affair

    The End of the Affair
    av Graham Greene

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780142437988

    "A story has no beginning or end: arbitrarily one chooses a moment of experience from which to look ahead..." "This is a record of hate far more than of love," writes Maurice Bendrix in the opening passages of The End of the Affair, and it is a stra…

  • The Bells in Their Silence

    The Bells in Their Silence
    av Michael Gorra

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691126173

    Nobody writes travelogues about Germany. The country spurs many anxious volumes of investigative reporting--books that worry away at the "German problem," World War II, the legacy of the Holocaust, the Wall, reunification, and the connections betwee…

  • Doting

    Doting
    av Henry Green

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681371412

  • The Saddest Words: William Faulkner's Civil War

    The Saddest Words: William Faulkner's Civil War
    av Michael Gorra

    CD-bok - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781696600361

    How do we read William Faulkner in the twenty-first century? asks Michael Gorra, one of America's most preeminent literary critics. Should we still read William Faulkner in this new century? What can his works tell us about the legacy of slavery and…

  • After Empire

    After Empire
    av Michael Gorra

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226304755

    This study explores the ways in which three novelists of empire - Paul Scott, V.S. Naipaul and Salman Rushdie - have charted the perpetually drawn and perpetually blurred boundaries of identity in the wake of British imperialism. Arguing against a m…

  • The House of Mirth

    The House of Mirth
    av Edith Wharton

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780451474308

    Edith Wharton's classic novel, The House of Mirth, is a brillaint expos of the pretense and greed of fashionable New York Society. In The House of Mirth, which helped to establish Edith Wharton's literary reputation, she honed her acerbic style and…

  • The English Novel at Mid-Century

    The English Novel at Mid-Century
    av Michael Gorra

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349114597

    'So far as the young were concerned,' Orwell wrote of Britain in the years after the Great War, 'the official beliefs were dissolving like sandcastles.' Most critical accounts of that postwar generation have been constrained by having to deal with t…

  • The English Novel at Mid-Century

    The English Novel at Mid-Century
    av Michael Gorra

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333522424

    'So far as the young were concerned,' Orwell wrote of Britain in the years after the Great War, 'the official beliefs were dissolving like sandcastles.' Most critical accounts of that postwar generation have been constrained by having to deal with t…

  • Elizabeth Spencer: Novels & Stories (Loa #344): The Voice at the Back Door / The Light in the Piazza / Knights and Dragons / Stories

    Elizabeth Spencer: Novels & Stories (Loa #344): The Voice at the Back Door / The Light in the Piazza / Knights and Dragons / Stories
    av Elizabeth Spencer

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781598536867

    A contemporary of Flannery O'Connor and Harper Lee joins the Library of America with a volume including her searing novel about the late Jim Crow South Elizabeth Spencer (1921-2019) was a major figure of the Southern Renaissance, though today her ma…