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Author Bradbury, Malcolm, 1932-2000.

Title Possibilities: essays on the state of the novel.

Imprint London, New York, Oxford University Press, 1973.

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 Moore Stacks  PR821 .B7    Available  ---
Description xiii, 297 p. 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. The novel and reality: The open form: the novel and reality -- pt. 2. The novel and the comic mode: Fielding, Sterne, and the comic modes of fiction -- 'The most interesting moving picture': Fanny Hill and comedy -- Persuasions: moral comedy in Emma and Persuasion -- pt. 3. Modernisms: Phases of modernism: the novel and the 1920s -- E.M. Forster as Victorian and modern: Howards End and A passage to India -- Virginia Wool and Ford Madox Ford: two styles of modernity -- The modern comic novel in the 1920s: Lewis, Huxley, and Waugh -- pt. 4. The novel today: The postwar English novel -- Malcolm Lowry as modernist -- William Cooper and the 1950s: Scenes from provincial life -- C.P. Snow's bleak landscape -- The fiction of Pastiche: the comic mode of Angus Wilson -- 'A house fit for free characters': Iris Murdoch and Under the net -- Muriel Spark's fingernails -- The novelist as impresario: John Fowles and his Magus -- pt. 5. Towards a poetics of the novel: The novel and its poetics.
Form Also issued online.
Subject English fiction -- History and criticism.
Indexed Term Fiction in English, 1700-1966 Critical studies. Essays
ISBN 0192121898
0192811266 (pbk.)
9780192811264 (pbk.)