The Resource City of words : American fiction, 1950-1970, Tony Tanner

City of words : American fiction, 1950-1970, Tony Tanner

Label
City of words : American fiction, 1950-1970
Title
City of words
Title remainder
American fiction, 1950-1970
Statement of responsibility
Tony Tanner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Offers a penetrating critical commentary on the works of twenty-five contemporary novelists including Barth, Mailer, Bellow, Heller, Updike and Malamud
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tanner, Tony
Dewey number
813/.03
Index
index present
LC call number
PS379
LC item number
.T3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mailer, Norman
  • Barthelme, Donald
  • Conroy, Frank
  • Sontag, Susan
  • Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich
  • Gaddis, William
  • Borges, Jorge Luis
  • Pynchon, Thomas
  • Brautigan, Richard
  • Plath, Sylvia
  • Percy, Walker
  • Updike, John
  • Barth, John
  • Hawkes, John
  • Kesey, Ken
  • Purdy, James
  • Burroughs, William S
  • Ellison, Ralph
  • Heller, Joseph
  • Gass, William H
  • Malamud, Bernard
  • Roth, Philip
  • Vonnegut, Kurt
  • Barth, John
  • Barthelme, Donald
  • Borges, Jorge Luis
  • Brautigan, Richard
  • Burroughs, William S
  • Conroy, Frank
  • Ellison, Ralph
  • Gaddis, William
  • Gass, William H
  • Hawkes, John
  • Heller, Joseph
  • Kesey, Ken
  • Mailer, Norman
  • Malamud, Bernard
  • Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich
  • Percy, Walker
  • Plath, Sylvia
  • Purdy, James
  • Pynchon, Thomas
  • Roth, Philip
  • Sontag, Susan
  • Updike, John
  • Vonnegut, Kurt
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
City of words : American fiction, 1950-1970, Tony Tanner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 451-455) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Necessary landscapes and luminous deteriorations (John Hawkes)
  • What is the case? (John Barth)
  • Interior spaciousness -car, bell jar, tunnel and house (Walker Percy, Sylvia Plath, Susan Sontag, William Gass)
  • A compromised environment (John Updike)
  • Fictionalized recall -or "The settling of scores! The pursuit of dreams!" (Saul Bellow, Philip Roth, Frank Conroy)
  • A new life (Bernard Malamud)
  • On the parapet (Norman Mailer)
  • Edge city (Ken Kesey)
  • Conclusion:
  • Recognitions (William Gaddis)
  • On lexical playfields (Vladimir Nabokov, Jorge Luis Borges)
  • Fragments and fantasies (Donald Barthelme, Richard Brautigan)
  • The wide wings of the language
  • The music of invisibility (Ralph Ellison)
  • A mode of motion (Saul Bellow, Joseph Heller)
  • Frames without pictures (James Purdy)
  • Rub out the word (William Burroughs)
  • Everything running down
  • Caries and cabals (Thomas Pynchon)
  • The uncertain messenger (Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.)
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
463 pages
Isbn
9780060142179
Lccn
70156554
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)161740
  • 1125406
  • (OCoLC)ocm00161740
  • 1125406
Label
City of words : American fiction, 1950-1970, Tony Tanner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 451-455) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Necessary landscapes and luminous deteriorations (John Hawkes)
  • What is the case? (John Barth)
  • Interior spaciousness -car, bell jar, tunnel and house (Walker Percy, Sylvia Plath, Susan Sontag, William Gass)
  • A compromised environment (John Updike)
  • Fictionalized recall -or "The settling of scores! The pursuit of dreams!" (Saul Bellow, Philip Roth, Frank Conroy)
  • A new life (Bernard Malamud)
  • On the parapet (Norman Mailer)
  • Edge city (Ken Kesey)
  • Conclusion:
  • Recognitions (William Gaddis)
  • On lexical playfields (Vladimir Nabokov, Jorge Luis Borges)
  • Fragments and fantasies (Donald Barthelme, Richard Brautigan)
  • The wide wings of the language
  • The music of invisibility (Ralph Ellison)
  • A mode of motion (Saul Bellow, Joseph Heller)
  • Frames without pictures (James Purdy)
  • Rub out the word (William Burroughs)
  • Everything running down
  • Caries and cabals (Thomas Pynchon)
  • The uncertain messenger (Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.)
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
463 pages
Isbn
9780060142179
Lccn
70156554
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)161740
  • 1125406
  • (OCoLC)ocm00161740
  • 1125406

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