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Morality, identity and narrative in the fiction of Richard Ford

Brian Duffy

Morality, identity and narrative in the fiction of Richard Ford

by Brian Duffy

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Published by Rodopi in Amsterdam, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature and morals,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Narration (Rhetoric),
  • Identity (Psychology) in literature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBrian Duffy
    SeriesCosterus -- new ser., v.176
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3556.O713 Z62 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination368 p. ;
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25547730M
    ISBN 109042024097
    ISBN 109789042024090
    OCLC/WorldCa226166587

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      When you see someone superior growing, the superior becomes unstoppable and the inferior starts feeling more inferior. The inferior gets into jealousy mode and would want to hide superiors achievement by holding superior morality is sub. READING THE SHORT FICTION OF RICHARD FORD Los relatos cortos de Richard Ford Juan A. TARANCÓN1 Universidad de Zaragoza Abstract This paper attempts to explore the style and narrative strategies developed by Richard Ford in a number of his short stories. Stories like «Great Falls», «Chil-.

    The Literature, Narrative and Law Seminar welcomes anyone interested in the many topics now addressed in this field, including the use of obscenity laws to regulate creative work, the representation of law in literature, law as literature, the application of literary methods to legal texts, the challenges of constructing “characters” appropriate to literary and legal settings, and .   Richard Ford and the Fiction of Masculinities demonstrates how contemporary U.S. novelist Richard Ford, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for literature, rewrites gender, and in particular masculinity, from highly subversive and innovative perspectives. Josep M. Armengol analyzes the construction, as well as the de-construction, of masculinity in all of Ford’s major Cited by: 4.


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: Morality, Identity and Narrative in the Fiction of Richard Ford. (Costerus NS, ) (): Duffy, Brian: BooksCited by: 4. Richard Ford insists that fiction contain a "moral vision", and this study takes up that challenge by investigating Ford's characters through the interconnections of morality, identity and narrative.

It draws on the moral theories of Alasdair MacIntyre and Charles Taylor, and on the work on narrative and identity of French philosopher Paul Ricoeur. Richard Ford (born Febru ) is an American novelist and short story writer.

His best-known works are the novel The Sportswriter and its sequels, Independence Day, The Lay of the Land and Let Me Be Frank With You, and the short story collection Rock Springs, which contains several widely anthologized novel Wildlife was adapted into a film of the same Education: Michigan State University, University of.

Morality, Identity and Narrative in the Fiction of Richard Ford is only the second monograph on the work of Richard Ford and the only one to deal with all three Frank Bascombe novels.

The book offers comprehensive readings of the trilogy and the stories of Women with Men and A Multitude of Sins, thus bringing critical work on Ford up to date. Morality, Identity and Narrative in the Fiction of Richard Ford by Brian Duffy,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(1).

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Morality, Identity and Narrative in the Fiction of Richard Ford is only the second monograph on the work of Richard Ford and the only one to deal with all three Frank Bascombe novels.

The book offers comprehensive readings of the trilogy and the stories of Women with Men and A Multitude of Sins, thus bringing critical work on Ford up to date.5/5(1).

In our own day John Gardner, a distinguished novelist, a learned and serious man, wrote a book called On Moral Fiction. It was published inwhich happens to be the year I.

Fan-pleaser, literary curio, a fascinating example of the interplay between written fiction and TV: the book is all three, with Atwood’s musings on Author: Justine Jordan. Costerus is a longstanding book series for state-of-the-art research in the field of English-language literature(s).

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Generally, narrative essays involve two main components: a story and some analysis of that story. The advantages and disadvantages of buying essays Before you buy an essay, you should evaluate the pros and cons of doing so. Harvard, Social Concerns My major social concerns all revolve around the future.

One important purpose of literature has always been to allow us to safely test our moral fibres against the grain of hardened anathemas: killing, adultery, incest, pornography, theft, anarchy have Author: Tauriq Moosa. Morality, Identity and Narrative in the Fiction of Richard Ford Costerus New Series Series Editors: C.C.

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This book analyzes a rich and diverse body of philosophical and theological literature concerning the import of narrative for the understanding of morality. Nelson begins by examining the theses that to understand oneself, a tradition, and history as a whole, they must be understood in the context of a narrative.

The Ethics of Fiction Writing ; most book contracts from major publishers require a guarantee from the author that the prospective manuscript’s contents will not cause injury: will not, for example educate the reader on constructing a firebomb from hair gels and shaving cream or give lessons on how to hotwire a Cadillac – though such.

From Chekhov's gold-standard 'The Lady with the Dog' to Cheever's brief but harrowing 'Reunion', the short story, at its best, is an audacious feat. Novelist Richard Ford talks to Jane Ciabattari about the inspiration for his new book, 'Canada,' and goose hunting with Raymond Carver.

Jane Ciabattari Updated Jul. 13, PM ET / Published. “Those familiar with Leona Toker’s work will recognize some of its characteristic strengths in this new book. She has a very keen eye for telling textual detail, a self-conscious awareness of the ethical and interpretive implication of analytical techniques, and an unwavering respect for the texts with which she by: Fiction.

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Here we see the limits of irony as a narrative strategy.I've held various views about fiction and morality over the years, sometimes rejecting any relationship between the two terms, sometimes even rejecting the idea of morality itself as a too-convenient catch-all to just mean "stuff I don't like".Author: Matthew Cheney.