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A Disaffection (1989)

Simon Kővesi

in James Kelman

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070969
eISBN:
9781781701041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070969.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter studies A Disaffection, one of Kelman's novels that feature a character with a working-class background. Unlike the protagonists of the other novels, however, A Disaffection's Patrick ... More


Origins, 1951–1969

Jean W. Cash

in Larry Brown: A Writer's Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739800
eISBN:
9781604739862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739800.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter illustrates how Larry Brown emerged from a troubled, working-class background, and how he rose to success through a combination of personal determination and talent, clear insight into ... More


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