The Resource William Gaddis, "the last of something" : critical essays, edited by Crystal Alberts, Christopher Leise and Birger Vanwesenbeeck

William Gaddis, "the last of something" : critical essays, edited by Crystal Alberts, Christopher Leise and Birger Vanwesenbeeck

Label
William Gaddis, "the last of something" : critical essays
Title
William Gaddis, "the last of something"
Title remainder
critical essays
Statement of responsibility
edited by Crystal Alberts, Christopher Leise and Birger Vanwesenbeeck
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This collection of essays explores the interrelation between Gaddis's writing and the culture that helped to engender it. The essays cover such topics as technique, genre, religion, art, economics, colonialism and the role played by Gaddis's own travels through Europe and North Africa"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3557.A28
LC item number
Z95 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Alberts, Crystal
  • Leise, Christopher
  • Vanwesenbeeck, Birger
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gaddis, William
  • Literature and society
Label
William Gaddis, "the last of something" : critical essays, edited by Crystal Alberts, Christopher Leise and Birger Vanwesenbeeck
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Mapping William Gaddis: the man, The recognitions and his time / Crystal Alberts -- The kvetch, the rant, and the bitch / William H. Gass -- The power of Babel: art, entropy, and aporia in the novels / Christopher Leise -- Trying to make negative things do the work of positive ones: Gaddis and apophaticism / Christopher J. Knight -- Failing criticism: The recognitions / Joseph Conway -- Agapē agape: the last Christian novel(s) / Birger Vanwesenbeeck -- "A disciplined nostalgia": Gaddis and the modern art object / Lisa Siraganian -- The recognitions and Carpenter's gothic: Gaddis's anti-Pauline novels / John Soutter -- This little prodigy went to market: the education of JR / Tim Conley -- Fields ripe for harvest: Carpenter's gothic, Africa, and avatars of biopolitical control / Mathieu Duplay -- After Gaddis: data storage and the novel / Stephen J. Burn
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vii, 210 p.
Isbn
9780786443093
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
20090345 20
System control number
  • (OCoLC)368031958
  • (OCoLC)368031958
Label
William Gaddis, "the last of something" : critical essays, edited by Crystal Alberts, Christopher Leise and Birger Vanwesenbeeck
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Mapping William Gaddis: the man, The recognitions and his time / Crystal Alberts -- The kvetch, the rant, and the bitch / William H. Gass -- The power of Babel: art, entropy, and aporia in the novels / Christopher Leise -- Trying to make negative things do the work of positive ones: Gaddis and apophaticism / Christopher J. Knight -- Failing criticism: The recognitions / Joseph Conway -- Agapē agape: the last Christian novel(s) / Birger Vanwesenbeeck -- "A disciplined nostalgia": Gaddis and the modern art object / Lisa Siraganian -- The recognitions and Carpenter's gothic: Gaddis's anti-Pauline novels / John Soutter -- This little prodigy went to market: the education of JR / Tim Conley -- Fields ripe for harvest: Carpenter's gothic, Africa, and avatars of biopolitical control / Mathieu Duplay -- After Gaddis: data storage and the novel / Stephen J. Burn
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vii, 210 p.
Isbn
9780786443093
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
20090345 20
System control number
  • (OCoLC)368031958
  • (OCoLC)368031958

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