Graham Greene

Graham Greene : An Approach to the Novels

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This study reveals Greene in a dual role as author, one who projects literary experience into his view of life and subsequently projects both his experience and its "literary" interpretation into his fiction; and it defines two phases of Greenes novels through the changing relationship between writer and protagonists. The first phase progresses from acutely sensitive, self-divided young men somewhat like the young Greene to embittered, alienated characters ostensibly at great distance from their creator. The second phase (1939) includes a series of "portraits of the artist" through which Greene confronts more directly the tensions and conflicts of his private more

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  • Paperback | 340 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 18.03mm | 408g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138868973
  • 9781138868977

Table of contents

Introduction * Protagonists of the First Phase * Letters and Diaries * A Gun for Sale * Brighton Rock * Protagonists of the Second Phase * The Ministry of Fear * Portraits of the Artists * Travels with My Aunt * The Honorary Consul * The Human Factor * Dr. Fischer of Geneva * Monsignor Quixote * The Captain and the Enemy * Editions Used * Notes * Bibliography * Indexshow more