Download or read book Flaubert's Parrot written by Julian Barnes and published by Random House. This book was released on 2010-02-23 with total page 192 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction Flaubert's Parrot deals with Flaubert, parrots, bears and railways; with our sense of the past and our sense of abroad; with France and England, life and art, sex and death, George Sand and Louise Colet, aesthetics and redcurrant jam; and with its enigmatic narrator, a retired English doctor, whose life and secrets are slowly revealed. A compelling weave of fiction and imaginatively ordered fact, Flaubert's Parrot is by turns moving and entertaining, witty and scholarly, and a tour de force of seductive originality.
|Author||: Gregory J. Rubinson|
|Release Date||: 2005-08-10|
|Pages||: 237 pages|
|Rating||: 4.7/5 (864 download)|
Download or read book The Fiction of Rushdie, Barnes, Winterson and Carter written by Gregory J. Rubinson and published by McFarland. This book was released on 2005-08-10 with total page 237 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Literature often reflects societal change, but it can also effect change by inspiring people to think in new ways. Four authors who encourage readers to question traditional boundaries are Salman Rushdie, Julian Barnes, Jeanette Winterson and Angela Carter. This book takes an in-depth look at the works of these authors with specific emphasis on how they challenge religion (especially in its fundamentalist forms) and its intersections with history, politics, gender and sexuality. The study notes both differences and similarities among the four authors, whose writings broadly represent the major themes in contemporary British literature. Divided into two primary sections, the volume first takes a look at Rushdie and Barnes and their stance regarding historical and political issues. The second section concentrates on gender and sexuality in the writings of Winterson and Carter. Among the works examined are Rushdie's The Satanic Verses and Midnight's Children; Barnes' Flaubert's Parrot and A History of the World in 10 1⁄2 Chapters; Winterson's Boating for Beginners and Written on the Body; and Carter's The Passion of New Eve and Heroes and Villains. The final chapter includes a brief survey of other significant figures in postmodern British literature, including Martin Amis, Ian McEwan, D.M. Thomas, Fay Weldon and Emma Tennant.
|Author||: Nil Korkut|
|Publisher||: Peter Lang|
|Release Date||: 2009|
|Pages||: 148 pages|
|Rating||: 4.5/5 (927 download)|
Download or read book Kinds of Parody from the Medieval to the Postmodern written by Nil Korkut and published by Peter Lang. This book was released on 2009 with total page 148 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book approaches parody as a literary form that has assumed diverse forms and functions throughout history. The author handles this diversity by classifying parody according to its objects of imitation and specifying three major parodic kinds: parody directed at texts and personal styles, parody directed at genre, and parody directed at discourse. The book argues that different literary-historical periods in Britain have witnessed the prevalence of different kinds of parody and investigates the reasons underlying this phenomenon. All periods from the Middle Ages to the present are considered in this regard, but a special significance is given to the postmodern age, where parody has become a widely produced literary form. The book contends further that postmodern parody is primarily discourse parody - a phenomenon which can be explained through the major concerns of postmodernism as a movement. In addition to situating parody and its kinds in a historical context, this book engages in a detailed analysis of parody in the postmodern age, preparing the ground for making an informed assessment of the direction parody and its kinds may take in the near future.
Download or read book "Do You Consider Yourself a Postmodern Author?" written by Rudolf Freiburg and published by LIT Verlag Münster. This book was released on 1999 with total page 239 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book presents a collection of twelve interviews with eminent English contemporary writers held during a period of four years. The book allows an illuminating insight into a very lively and thought-provoking literary culture, stirred not only by recent ideas of postmodernism but also by the manifold issues of nationality, culture, and gender subjected to permanent redefinitions towards the end of the twentieth century. The interviews with Peter Ackroyd, John Banville, Julian Barnes, Alain de Botton, Maureen Duffy, Tibor Fischer, John Fowles, Romesh Gunesekera, Tim Parks, Terry Pratchett, Jane Rogers, and Adam Thorpe cover topics such as the relationship between writer and public, the role of the literary tradition, the relevance of contemporary literary theory for the production of literature, images of nationality, intertextuality, changes in the attitude towards language and meaning, and the reception of literary texts by critical reviewers and literary critics.
Download or read book Conversations with Julian Barnes written by Julian Barnes and published by Univ. Press of Mississippi. This book was released on 2009 with total page 232 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Talks with the British author of Flaubert's Parrot and Arthur & George
Download or read book British Postmodern Fiction written by Theo d'. Haen and published by Rodopi. This book was released on 1993 with total page 198 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book A Journey Into Flaubert's Normandy written by Susannah Patton and published by Roaring Forties Press. This book was released on 2006-12-15 with total page 145 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Richly illustrated with maps, historical and contemporary photographs, and period artwork, this guidebook takes tourists and armchair travelers on a stimulating journey through the small towns, rolling hills, and windswept coast of Flaubert’s Normandy. The novelist’s homes and the locations that are prominently featured in his controversial works are the focus of this pictorial travel guide, and include the ancient town of Rouen, where Flaubert was born in 1821; the resort town of Trouville and its frequently painted beach; Croisset, where Flaubert’s riverside house gave him the refuge to write; and the quiet country town of Ry, which claims to be where the real Madame Bovary lived and died.
Download or read book Flaubert's Reflection written by Remy L. Overkempe and published by Lulu.com. This book was released on 2016-03-20 with total page 78 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: There's most definitely a relationship between literary realism and postmodernism. However, it is one that is far more difficult than previously researched. The goal of this BA thesis was to examine how literary realism was specifically represented by and in postmodernism. Looking at how the key characteristics of Flaubertian realism are represented in the way postmodernist literary works want to reach their goals. Julian Barnes's "Flaubert's Parrot" has been used as a case study for this exploration.
Download or read book The Fiction of Julian Barnes written by Vanessa Guignery and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2006-01-23 with total page 176 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Julian Barnes's work has been marked by great variety, ranging not only from conventional fiction to postmodernist experimentation in such well-known novels as Flaubert's Parrot (1984) and A History of the World in 10 1⁄2 Chapters (1989), but also from witty essays to deeply touching short stories. The responses of readers and critics have likewise varied, from enthusiasm to scepticism, as the substantial volume of critical analysis demonstrates. This Readers' Guide provides a comprehensive and accessible overview of the essential criticism on Barnes's work, drawing from a selection of reviews, interviews, essays and books. Through the presentation and assessment of key critical interpretations, Vanessa Guignery provides the most wide-ranging examination of his fiction and non-fiction so far, considering key issues such as his use of language, his treatment of history, obsession, love, and the relationship between fact and fiction. Covering all of the novels to date, from Metroland (1981) to Arthur and George (2005), this is an invaluable introduction to the work of one of Britain's most exciting and popular contemporary writers.
Download or read book Pastiche written by Ingeborg Hoesterey and published by Indiana University Press. This book was released on 2001 with total page 160 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Pastiche Cultural Memory in Art, Film, Literature Ingeborg Hoesterey Traces the rise of the pastiche in the arts and popular culture. In the last two decades cultural theorists and artists have redefined a genre of artistic expression that for centuries was regarded as both elusive and notorious: the pastiche, or pasticcio. Today, highly engaging manifestations of the genre minor can be found in architecture, painting, and mixed media installations; in film, literature, and performance modes ranging from the operatic to rock event; and in supposedly trivial discourses such as advertising. Postmodern pastiche is about cultural memory as a history of seeing and writing. One of the markers that sets aesthetic postmodernism apart from modernism is artistic practice that borrows ostentatiously from the archive of Western culture, which modernism, in its search for the unperformed, tended to dismiss. Contemporary artists are re-examining traditions that modernism eclipsed in its pursuit of the "Shock of the New" or--in the case of architects--the functionalism of the International style. Ingeborg Hoesterey, Professor of Comparative Literature and Germanic Studies at Indiana University, is author of Verschlungene Schriftzeichen: Intertextualit t von Literatur und Kunst in der Moderne/Postmoderne; editor of Zeitgeist in Babel: The Postmodernist Controversy; and co-editor of Intertextuality: German Literature and Visual Art from the Renaissance to the Twentieth Century and Neverending Stories: Toward a Critical Narratology. March 2001 160 pages, 20 b&w photos, 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 cloth 0-253-33880-8 $45.95 L / 34.00 paper 0-253-21445-9 $19.95 s / 15.50 Contents A Discourse History of Pasticcio and Pastiche Pastiche in the Visual Arts Cinematic Pastiche Literary Pastiche Pastiche Culture beyond High and Low: Advertising Narratives, MTV, Performance Styles Coda
Download or read book Julian Barnes written by Peter Childs and published by Manchester University Press. This book was released on 2013-07-19 with total page 176 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Julian Barnes is a comprehensive introductory overview of the novels that situates his work in terms of fabulation and memory, irony and comedy. It pursues a broadly chronological line through Barnes's literary career, but along the way it also shows how certain key thematic preoccupations and obsessions seem to tie Barnes's oeuvre together (love, death, art, history, truth, and memory). Chapters provide detailed readings of each major publication in turn while treating the major concerns of Barnes’s fiction, including art, authorship, history, love and religion. The book is very lucidly written, and it is also satisfyingly comprehensive - alongside the 'canonical' Barnes texts, it includes brief but illuminating discussion of the crime fiction that Barnes has published under the pseudonym Dan Kavanagh. This detailed study of the fictions of Julian Barnes from Metroland to Arthur & George also benefits from archival research into his unpublished materials. The book will be a useful resource for scholars, postgraduates and undergraduates working in the field of contemporary literature.
Download or read book Literary Careers in the Modern Era written by Guy Davidson and published by Springer. This book was released on 2016-04-29 with total page 240 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This is the first study of the shape and diversity of the literary career in the 20th and 21st centuries. Bringing together essays on a wide range of authors from Australia, Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom, the book investigates how literary careers are made and unmade, and how norms of authorship are shifting in the digital era.
|Author||: Mustafa Kurt|
|Rating||: 4.3/5 (124 download)|
Download or read book 3rd Interdisciplinary Conference on English Studies: Proceedings written by Mustafa Kurt and published by Lulu.com. This book was released on with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book Julian Barnes from the Margins written by Vanessa Guignery and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2020-03-05 with total page 272 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Exploring the archives of the Man Booker prize-winning novelist Julian Barnes – including notebooks, drafts, typescripts and publishing correspondence – this book is an extraordinary in-depth study of the creative practice of a major contemporary novelist. In Julian Barnes from the Margins, Vanessa Guignery charts the genesis and publication history of all of Barnes's major novels, from his debut with Metroland, through Flaubert's Parrot and A History of the World in 10 1⁄2 Chapters to The Sense of an Ending.
Download or read book Understanding Julian Barnes written by Merritt Moseley and published by Univ of South Carolina Press. This book was released on 1997 with total page 198 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Assesses the divergent works of a daring English writer.
Download or read book Postmodern Animal written by Steve Baker and published by Reaktion Books. This book was released on 2000-03 with total page 207 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Elizabeth A. Kaye specializes in communications as part of her coaching and consulting practice. She has edited Requirements for Certification since the 2000-01 edition.
Download or read book Redefining Modernism and Postmodernism written by Sebnem Toplu and published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. This book was released on 2010-06-09 with total page 395 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Literary and cultural studies in the later twentieth century were very much shaped by debates about modernism and postmodernism as labels for successive periods, but also for different competing interpretations of recent cultural history. In the twenty-first century, the shock waves that were sent through the global system on political, cultural, economic, and ecological levels by terrorist attacks, regional conflicts, poverty, the financial crisis and the threat of environmental disaster raise anew the question of how and to what extent the tradition of modernity can be newly defined in a situation where the problematic aspects of these ideas have rightly been exposed, but where they nevertheless appear to be crucial for any responsible assessment of contemporary world culture and its future perspectives. Redefining Modernism and Postmodernism offers a collection of critical articles that resulted from the International Cultural Studies Symposium at Ege University, Izmir, Turkey in 2009. Scholars from around the world have contributed to this volume reflecting the current perspective on modernism and postmodernism, shedding new light on literature, literary theory, philosophy, politics, religion, film and art. Providing an account of this field, this book enables readers to navigate the subject by introducing essays on transformations of modernism and postmodernism in the twenty-first century, and the debates beyond the modernism/postmodernism dichotomy.