Critical Essays on T.H. White, English Writer, 1906-1964

Author:   Gill Davies ,  David Malcolm ,  John Simons
Publisher:   The Edwin Mellen Press Ltd
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Pages:   204
Publication Date:   31 July 2008
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Critical Essays on T.H. White, English Writer, 1906-1964


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Author:   Gill Davies ,  David Malcolm ,  John Simons
Publisher:   The Edwin Mellen Press Ltd
Imprint:   Edwin Mellen Press Ltd
ISBN:  

9780773449787


ISBN 10:   0773449787
Pages:   204
Publication Date:   31 July 2008
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Acknowledgements; Foreword by Dr. Debbie Sly; Introduction: T. H. White: 'a single talent inattentively employed' - Gill Davies; 1. Living Backwards: The end implicit in the beginning of The Once and Future King - Brian Donnelly; 2. Englands Ancient and Modern: T.H. White's The Once and Future King and Sylvia Townsend Warner's The Corner That Held Them - Janet Montefiore; 3. Beastly Anachronisms: Youth, Atrocity, Disorder and The Once and Future King - James Purdon; 4. Chivalric Values as an Educative Force in The Once and Future King - Caroline Anne Womack; 5. 'We all kill our giants cubbin': Cultural Diagnosis and Prognosis in T.H. White's The Once and Future King - Sue Matheson; 6. '(Re)constructing fiction(s): parody in T.H. White's The Once and Future King - Paulina Kupisz; 7. Evolution, the Child, and the Problem of Narrative in T.H. White's The Sword in the Stone and The Book of Merlyn - Hilary M. Fraser; 8. Darkness at Pemberley: T.H. White and the Conventions of Detective Fiction - Kate Macdonald; 9. England, Whose England? The Rhetoric of Englishness in T.H. White and George Orwell - Glyn Salton-Cox; 10. Nature Writing and Eco Criticism - Reading T.H. White in the 21st Century - Gill Davies; Bibliography; Index.

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... a valuable addition to the critical understanding of this neglected writer. - Prof. Debbie Sly University of Worcester ... an informed consideration of both the conservative and innovative aspects of his work. - Prof. Sue Zlosnik Manchester Metropolitan University


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