Understanding Martin Amis

Understanding Martin Amis

by James Diedrick
     
 

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Martin Amis is one of Britain's most highly acclaimed and controversial contemporary authors. Drawing upon personal interviews, reviews, and criticism, Diedrick analyzes the ways in which Amis's fiction has reshaped the British literary landscape. He also provides close readings of Amis's nonfiction collections and his uncollected essays and reviews. Diedrick (Albion

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Martin Amis is one of Britain's most highly acclaimed and controversial contemporary authors. Drawing upon personal interviews, reviews, and criticism, Diedrick analyzes the ways in which Amis's fiction has reshaped the British literary landscape. He also provides close readings of Amis's nonfiction collections and his uncollected essays and reviews. Diedrick (Albion College) collaborated with Amis in compiling and editing Amis's nonfiction collection The War against Cliché. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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A compact (5x7") but detailed reader's guide to Amis's novels, short stories, and nonfiction. Diedrick (English, Albion College) examines Amis's development as a writer through close analysis of his writing, from the informal trilogy of his first three novels to his 1995 novel The Information. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9781570030581
Publisher:
University of South Carolina Press
Publication date:
09/01/1995
Series:
Understanding Contemporary British Literature Ser.
Pages:
190
Product dimensions:
5.26(w) x 7.32(h) x 0.86(d)

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