Englistalige Literatuur NA 1945

Engelstalige literatuur na 1945 is een driedelig Nederlandstalig overzichtswerk waarin de belangrijkste auteurs en tendensen uit de naoorlogse Engelstalige literatuur en theorie voorgesteld worden. In aanvulling op deel 1, dat handelt over het proza van de Britse eilanden, bespreekt deze bundel het Engelstalige proza van Noord-Amerika, Afrika en Oceanie. Auteurs uit deze continenten genieten een vrij grote bekendheid in het Nederlandse...

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Narrative Unreliability in the Twentieth-Century First-Person Novel

This volume deals with the occurrence and development of unreliable first-person narration in twentieth century Western literature. The different articles approach this topic both from the angle of literary theory and through a close reading of literary texts from a variety of national literatures, including French, Italian, German, British, Dutch, Danish and Polish. In this way, the collection highlights the different uses to which...

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Mary Lavin

Ever since the publication of her first collection, Tales from Bective Bridge, in 1942, Mary Lavin has been praised for admirably capturing, in intense and lucid stories, the social and psychological reality of mid-20th-century Ireland. Yet, Lavin's sharp insight into the quiet tragedies and joys of human life easily transcends its immediate context, and her work continues to appeal to contemporary readers, both in Ireland and abroad. To...

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