John Fowles by James AchesonJohn Fowles by James Acheson

John Fowles

byJames Acheson

Paperback | October 1, 2013

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This vibrant collection of original essays sheds new light on all of Fowles' writings, with a special focus on The French Lieutenant's Woman as the most widely studied of Fowles' works. The impressive cast of contributors offers an outstanding range of expertise on Fowles, providing fresh reassessments and new perspectives.
James Acheson was formerly Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. His previous publications include a volume on John Fowles in the Palgrave Modern Novelists series.
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Title:John FowlesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.43 inPublished:October 1, 2013Publisher:Palgrave Higher EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230348068

ISBN - 13:9780230348066

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Table of Contents

Series Editor's Preface.- Notes on Contributors.- Acknowledgements.- Introduction; J.Acheson.- 1. The Aristos and Wormholes: John Fowles's Theory of Being and Art; S.Onega.- 2. John Fowles and Creative Nonfiction; J.R.Aubrey.- 3. John Fowles and the Writing Process; D.Bedggood.- 4. Gothic and Neo-Gothic in Fowles's The Collector; D.Punter.- 5. The Silence of Spent Voices: Narrative and Image in The Magus; K.Tarbox.- 6. The French Lieutenant's Woman as Historical Fiction; B.Finney.- 7. John Fowles, Accidental Feminist: The French Lieutenant's Woman in 1969; E.Warburton.- 8. The French Lieutenant's Woman on Film; B.Allen.- 9. The Ebony Tower and the Search for Meaning; D.Vipond.- 10. Daniel Martin and the 'Ill-concealed Ghost'; L.Fletcher.- 11. Late Style: A Maggot and the Mystery of Being in History; B.Woodcock.- 12. Fowles and Postmodernism: The French Lieutenant's Woman, Mantissa and A Maggot; B.McHale.- Further Reading.- Index.

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'This collection of essays covers an impressive range of Fowles's texts and represents a significant addition to Fowles studies.' - William Stephenson, University of Chester, UK