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Peter Wolfe - Understanding Penelope Fitzgerald (Understanding Contemporary British Literature) - 9781570035616 - V9781570035616
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Understanding Penelope Fitzgerald (Understanding Contemporary British Literature)

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Description for Understanding Penelope Fitzgerald (Understanding Contemporary British Literature) Hardcover. Peter Wolfe's study of Penelope Fitzgerald characterizes her work as having unerring dramatic judgment, a friendly and fluid style, and lyrical and precise descriptive passages. In this survey of Fitzgerald's life and career, he explains how shet brings resources of talent and craft, thought and feeling, courage and vulnerability, to her writing. Series: Understanding Contemporary British Literature. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 178 x 127 x 33. Weight in Grams: 417.
Peter Wolfe's study of Penelope Fitzgerald's canon illuminates writings he characterizes as possessing unerring dramatic judgment, a friendly and fluid style, and lyrical and precise descriptive passages. In this survey of Fitzgerald's life and career, Wolfe explains how the British novelist brings resources of talent and craft, thought and feeling, courage and vulnerability, to the biographies and novels that have earned her renown. With readings of a broad range of her published works, including her final novel, The Blue Flower, Wolfe describes the unfolding of Fitzgerald's writing as a subtle, ongoing process. He maintains that the novels, though plain and ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Univ of South Carolina Pr
Condition
New
Series
Understanding Contemporary British Literature
Number of Pages
352
Place of Publication
South Carolina, United States
ISBN
9781570035616
SKU
V9781570035616
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 4 to 8 working days
Ref
99-1

About Peter Wolfe
Peter Wolfe is the Curators' Professor of English at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. A former Fulbright lecturer in Poland and India, Wolfe has also taught at universities in Canada, New Zealand, Russia, Taiwan, and Australia. He has written books on Graham Greene, Jean Rhys, Raymond Chandler, Yukio Mishima, William Gaddis, and the Twilight Zone television series. The author as ... Read more

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