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`James Wood has been called our best young critic. This is not true. He is our best critic he thinks with a sublime ferocity.`--Cynthia Ozick Following the collection `The Broken Estate`--which established James Wood as the leading critic of his generation--`The Irresponsible Self` confirms Wood`s preeminence, not only as a discerning judge but also as an appreciator of contemporary novels. In twenty-three passionate, sparkling dispatches, he effortlessly connects his encyclopedic, passionate understanding of the literary canon with an equally earnest and appreciative view of the most discussed authors writing today, including Franzen, Pynchon, Rushdie, DeLillo, Naipaul, David Foster Wallace, and Zadie Smith. This collection includes Wood`s famous and controversial attack on `hysterical realism,` and his sensitive but unsparing examinations of `White Teeth` and `Brick Lane.` `The Irresponsible Self` is indispensable reading for anyone who cares about modern fiction. The Irresponsible Self: `James Wood has been called our best young critic. This is not true. He is our best critic he thinks with a sublime ferocity.`--Cynthia Ozick Following the collection `The Broken Estate`--which established James Wood as the leading critic of his generation--`The Irresponsible Self` confirms Wood`s preeminence, not only as a discerning judge but also as an appreciator of contemporary novels. In twenty-three passionate, sparkling dispatches, he effortlessly connects his encyclopedic, passionate understanding of the literary canon with an equally earnest and appreciative view of the most discussed authors writing today, including Franzen, Pynchon, Rushdie, DeLillo, Naipaul, David Foster Wallace, and Zadie Smith. This collection includes Wood`s famous and controversial attack on `hysterical realism,` and his sensitive but unsparing examinations of `White Teeth` and `Brick Lane.` `The Irresponsible Self` is indispensable reading for anyone who cares about modern fiction. Literature - Classics / Criticism LITERARY COLLECTIONS / General, Picador

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James Wood has been called our best young critic. This is not true. He is our best critic; he thinks with a sublime ferocity.--Cynthia OzickFollowing the collection The Broken Estate--which established James Wood as the leading critic of his generation--The Irresponsible Self confirms Wood''s preeminence, not only as a discerning judge but also as an appreciator of contemporary novels. In twenty-three passionate, sparkling dispatches, he effortlessly connects his encyclopedic, passionate understanding of the literary canon with an equally earnest and appreciative view of the most discussed authors writing today, including Franzen, Pynchon, Rushdie, DeLillo, Naipaul, David Foster Wallace, and Zadie Smith. This collection includes Wood''s famous and controversial attack on hysterical realism, and his sensitive but unsparing examinations of White Teeth and Brick Lane. The Irresponsible Self is indispensable reading for anyone who cares about modern fiction. James Wood, Books, Fiction and Literature, Essays and Letters, The Irresponsible Self: On Laughter And The Novel Books>Fiction and Literature>Essays and Letters, Picador

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The Irresponsible Self: On Laughter and the Novel
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Wood, James

Title:

The Irresponsible Self: On Laughter and the Novel

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0312424604

"James Wood has been called our best young critic. This is not true. He is our best critic; he thinks with a sublime ferocity."--Cynthia Ozick Following the collection "The Broken Estate"--which established James Wood as the leading critic of his generation--"The Irresponsible Self" confirms Wood's preeminence, not only as a discerning judge but also as an appreciator of contemporary novels. In twenty-three passionate, sparkling dispatches, he effortlessly connects his encyclopedic, passionate understanding of the literary canon with an equally earnest and appreciative view of the most discussed authors writing today, including Franzen, Pynchon, Rushdie, DeLillo, Naipaul, David Foster Wallace, and Zadie Smith. This collection includes Wood's famous and controversial attack on "hysterical realism," and his sensitive but unsparing examinations of "White Teeth" and "Brick Lane." "The Irresponsible Self" is indispensable reading for anyone who cares about modern fiction.

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Publishing year: 2005
Publisher: PICADOR
320 Pages
Weight: 0,313 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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