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John Updike : a collection of critical essays / edited by David Thorburn and Howard Eiland.

; Eiland, Howard
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, [1979] .
ISBN 0139375996, 0139376070

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Other Authors Eiland, Howard.
Thorburn, David,
Subjects Aufsatzsammlung.
Updike, John -- Criticism and interpretation.
Updike, John -- Critique et interpreĢtation.
Updike, John, 1932-
Updike, John.
Series Twentieth century views ; 143.
Description ix, 222 pages ; 21 cm.
Copyright Date [1979]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 218-220) and index.
Summary A collection of critical essays examining individual texts as well as more general accounts of the religious and sexual themes that run through his fiction.
Contents Introduction / David Thorburn -- An image of precarious life / Richard Gilman -- Rabbit angstrom's unseen world / Dean Doner -- Rabbit's progress / Richard Locke -- Updike, Malamud, and the fire this time / Robert Alter -- Updike's American comedies / Joyce Carol Oates -- Play in couples / Howard Eiland -- Post-pill paradise lost: Couples / David Lodge -- A month of Sundays: scarlet letters / George Steiner -- Updike as matchmaker: Marry me / Josephine Hendin -- The poorhouse fair: a fragile vision of specialness / Joyce Markle -- The centaur: epic paean and pastoral lament / Larry E. Taylor -- A note on character in The centaur / Martin Price -- Shrine and sanctuary: Of the farm / Edward P. Vargo -- Family Quarrels in Of the farm / Charles Thomas Samuels -- Updike in Africa / Robert Towers -- Boy's Life / Deborah McGill -- The same door: unexpected gifts / Robert Detweiler -- Memory in Pigeon feathers / Arthur Mizener -- Updike's search for liturgy / Michael Novak -- The Music School: a place of resonance / Charles Thomas Samuels -- Keeping up with Updike: Bech: a book / Jack Richardson -- At the flashpoint: Museums and women / Rosemary Dinnage -- Disengagement in Museums and women / Richard Todd -- Chronology of important dates -- Notes on the editors and contributors -- Selected bibliography.
Genre Aufsatzsammlung.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4776840
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