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Literary Subversion: New American Fiction and the Practice of Criticism (A Chicago Classic)

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Klinkowitz’ comprehensive Introduc­tion provides the clearest, liveliest explo­ration to date of the technical and criti­cal developments in the art of the novel over the past two decades.


Using a variety of approaches from po­lemic and lyric to personal witness, Klinkowitz discusses John Updike, Grace Paley, Robley Wilson, Ishmael Reed, John Gardner, Thomas McGuane, John Irving, Richard Yates, John Barth, Jerzy Kosinski, Dan Wakefield, and Tom Glynn.

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