Postwar Academic Fiction: Satire, Ethics, Community

Postwar Academic Fiction: Satire, Ethics, Community

by Kenneth Womack
     
 

As a literary genre, academic fiction has emerged in recent years as one ofthe most popular modes for satirizing the cultural conflicts and sociological nuances inherent in campus life. Drawing upon recent insights in ethical criticism and moral philosophy, Postwar Academic Fiction: Satire, Ethics, Community offers new readings of fictional and nonfictionalSee more details below

Overview

As a literary genre, academic fiction has emerged in recent years as one ofthe most popular modes for satirizing the cultural conflicts and sociological nuances inherent in campus life. Drawing upon recent insights in ethical criticism and moral philosophy, Postwar Academic Fiction: Satire, Ethics, Community offers new readings of fictional and nonfictional works by such figures as Kingsley Amis, Vladimir Nabokov, Joyce Carol Oates, David Lodge, David Mamet, Ishmael Reed, Sandra M.Gilbert and Susan Gubar and Jane Smiley.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333918821
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
04/28/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
217
Product dimensions:
5.66(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.72(d)
Lexile:
1670L (what's this?)

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