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Graham Greene

  • Authors
  • Neil McEwan
Textbook

Part of the Modern Novelists book series (MONO)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Neil McEwan
    Pages 1-21
  3. Neil McEwan
    Pages 22-46
  4. Neil McEwan
    Pages 47-72
  5. Neil McEwan
    Pages 73-113
  6. Neil McEwan
    Pages 114-128
  7. Neil McEwan
    Pages 129-136
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 137-146

About this book

Introduction

This book sets out the most significant aspects of Graham Greene's achievement as a novelist of ideas and commitments and as a great storyteller and artist in prose. Readings of the major novels illustrate the development of Greene's attitudes and sympathies. The aim is to show how enjoyable and rewarding his work can be for 'agnostics' as well as for those who share Greene's allegiances. Special attention is paid to the flair for comedy which contributes even to the darkest stories, and to the craft of writing which has made Greene a best-seller as well as one of the most respected novelists of our time.

Keywords

bibliography comedy novel

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-19512-1
  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1988
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-40689-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-19512-1
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