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Recalcitrance, Faulkner, and the Professors: A Critical Fiction

3.8  ·  Rating Details ·  5 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Paperback, 242 pages
Published December 31st 1990 by University of Iowa Press (first published August 1990)
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Oct 04, 2011 Mirkat rated it liked it
If possible, I'd give this book 3.5 stars. I was a little torn between three and four. The only thing holding me back was that things almost got too clever at the end. I don't want to spoil the novel by being more specific, and this was really a minor reservation.

I am a sucker for meta-fiction, and this book qualifies as meta-fiction, meta-criticism, and possibly meta-auto-biography (at least I think the latter is alluded to). The premise is that two professors who are constantly taking potshots
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Feb 12, 2011 David rated it really liked it
If only I had made my students read some Lacan first, they would appreciate what a painless introduction to literary theory this really was.
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Austin McGiffert Wright was a novelist, literary critic and professor emeritus of English at the University of Cincinnati.
He grew up in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, son of the geographer John Kirtland Wright and Katharine McGiffert Wright, and namesake of his uncle, Austin Tappan Wright, writer of the utopian novel, Islandia. He graduated from Harvard University in 1943. He served in the Army (19
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