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The Case of the Persevering Maltese: Collected Essays (American Literature)

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A companion to last season's The Human Country: New and Collected Stories, this volume collects all of Harry Mathews's nonfiction. These astonishing essays range from discussions of complex literary and musical forms to the works of Lewis Carroll. Raymond Roussel, Italo Calvino, Joseph McElroy, Georges Perec, and the Oulipo. Throughout the collection Mathews examines the relationship between form and literature in a lucid, intimate voice, arguing with erudition, grace and humor for the importance of artifice.

Synopsis:

New and collected stories, this volume collects all of Harry Mathews's non-fiction, including an astonishing range of essays.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781564782885
Author:
Mathews, Harry
Publisher:
Dalkey Archive Press
Location:
Normal, Ill.
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Anthologies-Essays
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Dalkey Archive
Series:
American Literature Series
Series Volume:
2001]
Publication Date:
20030331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
332
Dimensions:
8.66x5.60x1.00 in. .92 lbs.

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