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Postwar Academic Fiction: Satire, Ethics, Community
     

Postwar Academic Fiction: Satire, Ethics, Community

by K. 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 nonfictional

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 UK
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Edition description:
2002
Pages:
207
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)
Lexile:
1670L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

Kenneth Womack is Assistant Professor of English at the Pennsylvania State University's Altoona College.

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