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Author Baldridge, Cates.
Title Graham Greene's fictions : the virtues of extremity / Cates Baldridge.
Imprint Columbia, Mo. : University of Missouri Press, [2000]

Author Baldridge, Cates.
Series Graham Greene's Fictions
Graham Greene's Fictions.
Subject Greene, Graham, 1904-1991 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 208 pages).
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Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-205) and index.
Contents ch. 1. The mediated and the absolute: a genealogy of Brighton Rock -- ch. 2. Waning power and faded glory: Greene's conception of God -- ch. 3. Love, pity, charity: passions at the heart of the matter -- ch. 4. Comedians, commitment, and Commedia -- ch. 5. Honorary Marxist: political philosophy in Greene's novels.
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Summary "The first critical evaluation of Greene's novels since his death in 1991, Graham Greene's Fictions: The Virtues of Extremity is a reconsideration of the author's major literary achievements, as well as a recasting of his overall worldview. Hitherto, most criticism of Greene's fiction has forced him into the constricting category of the "Catholic novelist," consequently flattening the peaks and valleys of his uncompromising vision of life. Graham Greene's Fictions is Cates Baldridge's response to this critical disservice - an exploration that ignores the conventional preconceptions about Greene's fiction and reveals him to be one of the leading British novelists of the twentieth century."--Jacket.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0826260039 (electronic bk.)
9780826260031 (electronic bk.)
9780826212511 (alk. paper)
0826212514 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 57417691
Additional Format Print version: Baldridge, Cates. Graham Greene's fictions. Columbia, Mo. : University of Missouri Press, ©2000 0826212514 (DLC) 99047291 (OCoLC)42428687

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