Rumors of change : essays of five decades
- OCLC: ocm44956263
- ISBN: 9780817308025
- ISBN: 0817308024
- ISBN: 9780585140889
- ISBN: 058514088X
1 online resource (xix, 261 pages)
- Publisher: Tuscaloosa, Ala. : University of Alabama Press, ©1995.
|Note:|| Includes index.
|Contents:|| pt. 1. Early Appraisals (1954-1963). 1. Paul Bowles: The Pilgrim as Prey. 2. Jean Stafford: The Expense of Style and Scope of Sensibility. 3. William Burroughs: The Subtracting Machine -- pt. 2. Literary Themes and Genres (1959-1984). 4. The Antihero in Modern British and American Fiction. 5. Cities of Mind, Urban Words. 6. Timely Pleasures: Sane and In-Sane -- pt. 3. Perspectives on Postmodernism (1975-1989). 7. Joyce, Beckett, and the Postmodern Imagination. 8. Imagination and Belief: Wallace Stevens and William James. 9. Beyond Postmodernism? Theory, Sense, and Pragmatism -- pt. 4. Criticism and Theory (1989-1994). 10. Fictions of Power: Ideological Discourse in the Humanities. 11. Confessions of a Reluctant Critic or, the Resistance to Literature. 12. Criticism in Our Clime: Parables of American Academe -- pt. 5. Travel, Autobiography, Geopolitics (1988-1994). 13. The Spirit of Quest in Contemporary American Letters. 14. Motion and Mischief: Contemporary British Travel Writing. 15. Japan and the United States: The Burden of Mutual Perception. Envoy: Without Exile: A Postcolonial Intellectual Abroad.
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