Montreal & Kingston ; London, McGill-Queen's University Press: 1996
Seller ID: 028910
Condition: Very Good Condition
Size: 6.2 x 0.7 x 9 inches. 256 pages. Text unmarked . Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight shelf-wear and bumping to corners. Diemert traces Greene's adaptation of 19th-century romance thrillers and classical detective stories into modern political thrillers as a means of presenting serious concerns in an engaging fashion. He argues that Greene's popular thrillers were in part a reaction to the high modernism of writers such as James Joyce, Gertrude Stein, and Virginia Woolf, whose esoteric experiments with language were disengaged from immediate social concerns and inacces... View More...