Larkin, Ideology and Critical Violence

A Case of Wrongful Conviction

  • Authors
  • John Osborne

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
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    Pages 27-49
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    Pages 50-81
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    Pages 82-99
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    Pages 100-131
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  10. John Osborne
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  11. Back Matter
    Pages 261-304

About this book


This volume combines a theoretical critique of the biographical method that dominates Larkin studies with a revolutionary interpretation of his works that better accounts for their profound influence upon leading Postmodernists like Ian McEwan, David Mitchell, Carol Ann Duffy, Damien Hirst - and the creators of Jerry Springer - the Opera .


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