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Larry McMurtry and the Victorian Novel

Larry McMurtry and the Victorian Novel( )
Author: Jones, Roger Walton
Series title:Tarleton State University Southwestern Studies in the Humanities Ser.
Publication Date:Dec 1994
Publisher:Texas A&M University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $22.50
Book Description:

Millions have read Larry McMurtry's novel, though few conciously understand the subtle underlying themes that charachterize his fiction. Roger Walton Jones examines McMurtry's lifelong interest in Victorian authors and their influence on his novels. Emphasizing the common sense of dislacement McMurtry shared with the Victorians, Jones identifies three Victoria themes by which McMurtry reconciles the reader to experience and gives his art a religious function: the...
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Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Literary Criticism / American / General
Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.74 Inches
Book Weight:0.78 Pounds

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