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The Fictions of Anita Brookner : Illusions of Romance - John Skinner

The Fictions of Anita Brookner

Illusions of Romance


Published: 6th May 1992
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The Fiction of Anita Brookner is the first full-length study of this controversial contemporary writer. After discussing critical assessments of Brookner, and attempts to relate her to various classics and contemporaries, Dr Skinner skilfully combines insights from recent narrative theory with close analyses of nine novels. Moving from the first novels, and their close relations to French literary models, he goes on to trace the increased sophistication of Hotel du Lac and the technical innovations of its successors.

Introduction - The French Connection - Novel Departures - Creative Returns - Fictions of the Self - Notes - Bibliography - Index

ISBN: 9780333564844
ISBN-10: 0333564847
Series: Illusions of Romance
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 196
Published: 6th May 1992
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.2 x 14.5  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.42
Edition Number: 2