The World And The Book: A Study Of Modern Fiction
This text questions whether the ease by which modern art has been assimilated, perhaps suggests that its radical and subversive nature has not been recognised. The book deals primarily with one branch of modern art - the modern novel - in the belief that the problems we encounter in our response to fiction are typical of those raised by any art. Following the example of th...more
(first published January 1st 1973)
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Gabriel Josipovici was born in Nice in 1940 of Russo-Italian, Romano-Levantine parents. He lived in Egypt from 1945 to 1956, when he came to Britain. He read English at St Edmund Hall, Oxford, graduating with a First in 1961. From 1963 to 1998 he taught at the University of Sussex. He is the author of seventeen novels, three volumes of short stories, eight critical works, and numerous stage and ra...moreMore about Gabriel Josipovici...