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Perspectives on Barry Hannah [electronic resource] / edited by Martyn Bone.

Contributor(s): Bone, Martyn, 1974-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2007Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 198 p.).ISBN: 9781604735055 (electronic bk.); 1604735058 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Hannah, Barry -- Criticism and interpretation | Experimental fiction, American -- History and criticism | Postmodernism (Literature) -- United States | Heroes in literature | Masculinity in literature | Southern States -- In literature | LITERARY CRITICISM / American / GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Perspectives on Barry Hannah.DDC classification: 813/.54 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The cultural value of metafiction : Geronimo Rex and High lonesome / Kenneth Millard -- Off with their heads! : Nightwatchmen, campus novels, and the problem of representation / Richard E. Lee -- Heroism and the changing face of American manhood in Barry Hannah's fiction / Thomas�rvold Bjerre -- The shade of Faulkner's horse : cavalier heroism and archetypal immortality in Barry Hannah's postmodern South / James B. Potts III -- Neo-Confederate narrative and postsouthern parody : Hannah and Faulkner / Martyn Bone -- Accountability, community, and redemption in Hey Jack! and Boomerang / Matthew Shipe -- "Peeping toms on history" : Never die as postmodern western / Mark S. Graybill -- Southern and western Native Americans in Barry Hannah's fiction / Melanie R. Benson -- Orphans all : reality homesickness in Yonder stands your orphan / Scott Romine -- Interview with Barry Hannah / Daniel E. Williams.
Summary: Perspectives on Barry Hannah is a collection of essays devoted to the work of the award-winning fiction writer Barry Hannah. The anthology features a broad range of critical approaches and covers the span of Hannah's career from Geronimo Rex (1972) to Yonder Stands Your Orphan (2001). The book also includes a previously unpublished interview with Hannah. The ten essays cover all of Hannah's thirteen published books. The contributors give fresh perspectives on Hannah's classic works (Airships and Ray), provide illuminating readings of important fiction that has received less critical attention
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The cultural value of metafiction : Geronimo Rex and High lonesome / Kenneth Millard -- Off with their heads! : Nightwatchmen, campus novels, and the problem of representation / Richard E. Lee -- Heroism and the changing face of American manhood in Barry Hannah's fiction / Thomas�rvold Bjerre -- The shade of Faulkner's horse : cavalier heroism and archetypal immortality in Barry Hannah's postmodern South / James B. Potts III -- Neo-Confederate narrative and postsouthern parody : Hannah and Faulkner / Martyn Bone -- Accountability, community, and redemption in Hey Jack! and Boomerang / Matthew Shipe -- "Peeping toms on history" : Never die as postmodern western / Mark S. Graybill -- Southern and western Native Americans in Barry Hannah's fiction / Melanie R. Benson -- Orphans all : reality homesickness in Yonder stands your orphan / Scott Romine -- Interview with Barry Hannah / Daniel E. Williams.

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Perspectives on Barry Hannah is a collection of essays devoted to the work of the award-winning fiction writer Barry Hannah. The anthology features a broad range of critical approaches and covers the span of Hannah's career from Geronimo Rex (1972) to Yonder Stands Your Orphan (2001). The book also includes a previously unpublished interview with Hannah. The ten essays cover all of Hannah's thirteen published books. The contributors give fresh perspectives on Hannah's classic works (Airships and Ray), provide illuminating readings of important fiction that has received less critical attention

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