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Michael Wilding and the Fiction of Instant Experience: Stories, Novels, and Memoirs, 1963-2012

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ISBN-10: 1934844950

ISBN-13: 9781934844953

Edition: 2013

Authors: Don Graham

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This book explores the work and career of Michael Wilding, one of the most significant literary figures in modern Australia. His oeuvre includes eleven volumes of short stories, several novels and memoirs, important editions of both Australian and English authors, and critical works on writers ranging from John Milton to Christina Stead. Through a close study of Wilding's short stories, novels, and memoirs this book traces the development of a complex aesthetic of "instant experience" or "immediate experience." . After moving from England to Australia as a young man, Wilding abandoned the high formalism of Henry James, an early influence, for a more fluid, informal, immediate, vernacular…    
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 282
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

DON GRAHAM is a writer-at-large for Texas Monthly magazine and the J. Frank Dobie Regents Professor of American and English Literature at the University of Texas, Austin. He is also past president of the Texas Institute of Letters and the author of the critically acclaimed biography of Audie Murphy, No Name on the Bullet. Among Graham's other works are Giant Country: Essays on Texas and Lone Star Literature: From the Red River to the Rio Grande: A Texas Anthology.