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The work of art in postwar fiction 1945-2001

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The Work of Art in Postwar Fiction 1945-2001 explores the responses of postwar novelists to visual art by focusing on the work of Samuel Beckett, William Gaddis, John Berger and W. G. Sebald. In doing so, it opens up a new approach to understanding the relationship between fiction and art in the postwar period as a whole, for what distinguishes these writers is that they use an engagement with visual art in order to historicize their own work as distinctly “postwar” fiction. This ...

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
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English Faculty
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University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
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University of Oxford Prendergast Bequest
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Arts and Humanities Research Council
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2015-10-09

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