Postwar Academic Fiction: Satire, Ethics, Community (Hardback)
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Postwar Academic Fiction: Satire, Ethics, Community (Hardback)

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Hardback 207 Pages / Published: 17/12/2001
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As a literary genre, academic fiction has emerged in recent years as one of the most popular modes for satirizing the cultural conflicts and sociological nuances inherent in campus life. Drawing upon recent insights in ethical criticism and moral philosophy, Postwar Academic Fiction: Satire, Ethics, Community offers new readings of fictional and nonfictional works by such figures as Kingsley Amis, Vladimir Nabokov, Joyce Carol Oates, David Lodge, David Mamet, Ishmael Reed, Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar and Jane Smiley.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780333918821
Number of pages: 207
Weight: 425 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 20 mm


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'...this book (and the satires it discusses) might be instructive to university faculty, who often take themselves too seriously.' - J.C. Kohl, Choice

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