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Author Boyers, Robert
Title Atrocity and Amnesia : The Political Novel Since 1945
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 1987
©1985
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Note Intro -- Contents -- 1. Toward a Reading of Political Novels -- 2. Time, Presence, Ethics: Imagining a Shared Reality -- 3. V. S. Naipaul: From Satire and Society to Politics -- 4. Graham Greene: Political Virtue and the Fiction of Innocence -- 5. The Head of State and the Politics of Eternal Return in Latin America -- 6. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn: Politics and the Facts of Life -- 7. Nadine Gordimer: Public and Private -- 8. Political Holocaust Fiction -- I. The Voyage of Jorge Semprun -- II. George Steiner's Holocaust: Politics and Theology -- 9. Günter Grass: Negativity and the Subversion of Paradigms -- 10. Between East and West: A Letter to Milan Kundera -- Notes -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W
A penetrating study of novels by Grass, Garcia Márquez, Kundera, and others, Atrocity and Amnesia illuminates contemporary fiction and political thought
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Boyers, Robert Atrocity and Amnesia : The Political Novel Since 1945 New York : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c1987 9780195050820
Subject Fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.;Political fiction -- History and criticism
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