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The Idiom of the Time: The Writings of Henry Green

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Henry Green (1905-74) was the writer of nine technically outstanding novels, and of an autobiographical text. In the role of author he was intensely private, even secretive (Henry Green being a pseudonym), and his strange way from their very secretiveness. 

In this new study, Dr Mengham sets out to uncover the systematic basis of this quality in Green's writing, and to account for it in terms of the 'conditions of knowledge' of each text. 

Green, he argues, writes to maintain an 'idiom of the time,' which constantly renews itself, tries to keep itself in a critical relation with the changing understanding of what goes to make us up - intellectually, socially, unconsciously. 

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Author(s):
Rod Mengham
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521248132
Number of pages:
245
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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Henry Green (1905-74) was the writer of nine technically outstanding novels, and of an autobiographical text. In the role of author he was intensely private, even secretive (Henry Green being a pseudonym), and his strange way from their very secretiveness. 

In this new study, Dr Mengham sets out to uncover the systematic basis of this quality in Green's writing, and to account for it in terms of the 'conditions of knowledge' of each text. 

Green, he argues, writes to maintain an 'idiom of the time,' which constantly renews itself, tries to keep itself in a critical relation with the changing understanding of what goes to make us up - intellectually, socially, unconsciously. 

Author(s):
Rod Mengham
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521248132
Number of pages:
245
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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