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Understanding Graham Swift

by David Malcolm

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Published by University of South Carolina Press in Columbia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Swift, Graham, 1949- -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-234) and index.

    StatementDavid Malcolm.
    SeriesUnderstanding contemporary British literature
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6069.W47 Z75 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 238 p. ;
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3677253M
    ISBN 101570035156
    LC Control Number2003016361

    Graham Swift was born in and is the author of many acclaimed novels, two collections of short stories (England and Other Stories, and Learning to Swim and Other Stories) and Making an Elephant, a book /5().   Graham Swift knows that life is a haphazard business, that experience and understanding, memory too, do not emerge in orderly fashion. He also knows that the dramas of life .

    图书频道提供Graham Swift的作品所有图书列表,包括Graham Swift的书、Graham Swift代表作、Graham Swift文集全集、作品、小说、散文、教材、考试资料等畅销书的在线购买。. Martin Louis Amis (born 25 August ) is a British novelist, essayist, memoirist, and screenwriter. His best-known novels are Money () and London Fields (). He has received the James Tait Alma mater: Exeter College, Oxford.

    Graham Swift was born in and is the author of nine novels, a collection of short stories and Making an Elephant, a book of essays, portraits, poetry and reflections on his life in writing. With Waterland . • explore how Graham Swift presents the thoughts and feelings of the characters • develop your own interpretation of characters, relationships and events • understand how Swift presents themes and File Size: 1MB.


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Understanding Graham Swift introduces readers to the entirety of the novelist's career, including his lesser-known short stories. Through close readings, David Malcolm explains the central importance.

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Arts and Culture Books Book review: Here We Are, by Graham Swift Graham Swift shows his mastery with a beautiful novel about loss, regret and a magical summer in s BrightonAuthor: Allan Massie. The Light of Day is at once perfectly balanced and eerily incisive.” –Book Magazine (4 stars) "Draws the reader on like the best whodunnit.

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It was a big book for me. It was a big book for Graham. It’s a big book for everyone who reads it. This is a personal introduction, because it seems to me that is what Waterland is. A personal book, a book /5(14).

You shall go to the ball!. Mothering Sunday. Once upon a time, before the boys were killed and when there were more horses than cars, before the male servants disappeared and they made do, at. This book offers a critical reading of the novels of Graham Swift in light of recent developments in literary theory and criticism.

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The page not only. Although containing less drama and fewer characters, Graham Swift's Mothering Sunday could form the basis for a superb Masterpiece Theatre production, as it deftly parses the lines of class and gender. Understanding Graham Swift by David Malcolm () Graham Swift by Peter Widdowson () Making an elephant: writing from within by Graham Swift (Book) Last orders by Graham Swift (Visual).

"The Booker triumph of Graham Swift's moving, effortlessly profound Last Orders is a vindication of the quiet, much-misunderstood path this fine writer chose to take after the brilliance of 4/4(13).

About England and Other Stories. In these beautifully crafted stories, Graham Swift—author of the Booker Prize-winning Last Orders—presents a vision of a country, England, that is both a crucible of. At first glance, Graham Swift’s Booker Award-winning Last Orders seems a rather slight novel built around a plot gimmick: “four blokes on a special delivery.” Their mission—to deliver Jack.

These questions sound the central theme of Graham Swift's six novels: does human happiness depend on understanding or on feeling. While the question is asked as if for the first time in each novel. David Malcolm is Professor of English Literature at the University of Gdañsk.

He is co-author (with Cheryl Alexander Malcolm) of Jean Rhys: A Study of the Short Fiction (), and author of Understanding. Last Orders Graham Swift, Author Alfred A. Knopf $23 (0p) ISBN the novel ends with a scene of transcendent understanding.

(Apr.) DETAILS. Review: 'Mothering Sunday,' by Graham Swift FICTION: Graham Swift's latest is a brief but deep novella centered on the life-changing last day of a romance between an English maid and an .This is a discussion of the work of one of Britain's most highly regarded novelists and the winner of the Booker Prize.

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