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First reactions : critical essays 1968-1979 / Clive James.


1st ed.. New York : Knopf, 1980.
ISBN 0394512332, 9780394512334

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Subjects American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American literature.
English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
English literature.
Description xiii, 239 pages ; 25 cm
Copyright Date 1980.
Notes Essays selected from 3 collections which were previously published under title: The metropolitan critic, Visions before midnight, and At the pillars of Hercules.
Contents [1.] The metropolitan critic: The metropolitan critic -- Big medicine -- When the gloves are off -- Everything's rainbow -- On John Berryman's Dream songs -- On Theodore Roethke's Collected poems -- An instrument to measure spring with -- D.H. Lawrence in transit -- A dinosaur at sunset -- [2.] Visions before midnight: Tolstoy makes television history -- Drained crystals -- Anne and Mark get married -- A pound of flash -- Hermie -- Wisdom of the East -- Hi! I'm Liza -- Mission unspeakable -- Thatcher takes command -- The higher trash -- Schmlittering prizes -- Unintelligibühl -- Solzhenitsyn warns the West -- The QB VII travesty -- Onward to Montreal -- [3.] At the pillars of Hercules: Farewelling Auden: On The Epistle to a godson ; On his death -- Robert Lowell's marble chips -- Don Juan in Hull, Philip Larkin -- The Sherlockologists -- The country behind the hill, Raymond Chandler -- Bitter seeds: Solzhenitsyn -- It is of a windiness: Lillian Hellman -- Mailer's Marilyn.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6378372
(OCoLC)ocm06378372
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WorldCat Identities James, Clive, 1939-
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