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The Position of the Body
     

The Position of the Body

by Richard G. Stern
 

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Library Journal
Like Stern's earlier The Books in Fred Hampton's Apartment (1973) and The Invention of the Real (Univ. of Georgia Pr., 1982), this collection defines itself as an ``orderly miscellany.'' It contains essays on a wide variety of topics from Chicago in fiction to the development of the African novel; from the rise of a television news personality to a review of the Oxford English Dictionary. Portraits of literary figures such as Wyndham Lewis, Robert Lowell, Lillian Hellman, and Philip Roth are also included. The essays vary in length and depth and are united only by their relation to the author's consciousness. This highly subjective work will appeal to sophisticated readers. Recommended for academic libraries, especially those with strong creative writing programs. William Gargan, Brooklyn Coll. Lib., CUNY

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ISBN-13:
9780810107311
Publisher:
Northwestern University Press
Publication date:
12/01/1986
Edition description:
1
Pages:
195
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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Professor, Dept. of English

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