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Graham Greene: The Dangerous Edge : Where Art and Politics Meet - Judith Adamson

Graham Greene: The Dangerous Edge

Where Art and Politics Meet

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Published: 28th June 1990
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Since the war Graham Greene has travelled habitually to the world's trouble-spots and has provided leading newspapers and journals with articles about what he saw. While contending that a writer must be free of political affiliations he has commmitted himself to many countries and causes, and while insisting that literature must never be used for political ends he has written novels informed by a political urgency. The Dangerous Edge is about his political reportage and how the observations that formed it were transformed into literature. It is about how a novelist who struggled to record public issues dispassionately became in the process an important political conscience.

Acknowledgements - Introduction: The Dangerous Edge - Between Wars - Greene's Mexico - Scobie's War - A Detached Point of View - Vietnam - Our Man in Cuba and Haiti - The Novelist and The General - A Knight Errant - Notes - Index

ISBN: 9780333458983
ISBN-10: 0333458982
Series: Where Art and Politics Meet
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 28th June 1990
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.44
Edition Number: 2