TITLE

The Alien in Our Midst: Trash Culture and Good Americans in John Gardner's October Light

AUTHOR(S)
Ekelund, Bo G.
PUB. DATE
March 1997
SOURCE
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Spring97, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p381
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Presents a critical interpretation of John Gardner's novel `October Light.' Power of a sociological approach for the understanding of literary institutions and the struggle over positions in fields of cultural production; Synchronized reemergence of a conservative ethos in politics; Links between Gardner's novella `The King's Indian' and `October Light.'
ACCESSION #
9709105254

 

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