Julian Barnes is a comprehensive introductory overview of the novels that situates his work in terms of fabulation and memory, irony and comedy. It pursues a broadly chronological line through Barnes's literary career, but along the way it also shows how certain key thematic preoccupations and obsessions seem to tie Barnes's oeuvre together (love, death, art, history, truth, and memory). Chapters provide detailed readings of each major publication in turn while treating the major concerns of Barnes's fiction, including art ...

Julian Barnes 2015, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719097607

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Julian Barnes 2011, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719081064