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The tale bearers : literary essays / V. S. Pritchett.

Author/Creator:
Pritchett, V. S. (Victor Sawdon), 1900-1997.
Publication:
New York : Random House, 1980
Format/Description:
Book
223 p. ; 22 cm.
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Subjects:
English fiction -- History and criticism -- Addresses, essays, lectures.
American fiction -- History and criticism -- Addresses, essays, lectures.
English literature -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- History and criticism.
Authors, English -- Biography.
Contents:
English. Max Beerbohm : a dandy ; E.F. Benson : fairy tales ; Rider Haggard : still riding ; Rudyard Kipling : a pre-Raphaelite's son ; Joseph Conrad : a moralist of exile ; T.E. Lawrence : the aesthete in war ; E.M. Forster : the private voice ; Graham Greene : disloyalties ; Evelyn Waugh : club and country ; Angus Wilson : going downhill ; Henry Green : in the echo chamber
Americans. Henry James : birth of a hermaphrodite ; Edmund Wilson : towards revolution ; Saul Bellow : jumbos ; Mary McCarthy : a quiet American ; Flannery O'Connor : Satan comes to Georgia
Characters. Samuel Pepys : the great snail ; Jonathan Swift : the infantilism of genius ; Richard Burton : Ruffian Dick ; Frederick Rolfe : the crab's shell
Exotics. Lady Murasaki : the tale of Genji ; Ruth Prawer Jhabvala : snares and delusions ; Flann O'Brien : Flann v. Finn.
Notes:
Bibliography: p. 221-223.
ISBN:
0394504860 :
OCLC:
5830113