TITLE

After the Fall: The World of Graham Greene's Thrillers

AUTHOR(S)
Silverstein, Marc
PUB. DATE
September 1988
SOURCE
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Fall1988, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at the literary form of the thriller-novels written by Graham Greene. Difference between novels and entertainments according to Greene; Non-conventional narrative styles used by Greene in his works like "Stamboul Train" and "The Confidential Agent"; Importance of using self-referentiality in writing formulaic narratives.
ACCESSION #
15853713

 

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