Civilwarland In Bad Decline

Bizarre but familiar, fierce but always humane, these are stunningly original stories by a master of the form. 'Saunders is a morally passionate, serious writer, who perfectly expresses the madness of the times we live in.

Civilwarland In Bad Decline

THE 2017 MAN BOOKER-SHORTLISTED AUTHOR OF LINCOLN IN THE BARDO In his first collection, George Saunders' vision of our near future is as black and funny as you can get. He takes us on a trip to the shopping malls and theme parks and enviromental hazards that lie just around the chronological corner, introducing us to a gang of misfits and losers struggling to survive in an increasingly haywire world. Bizarre but familiar, fierce but always humane, these are stunningly original stories by a master of the form. 'Saunders is a morally passionate, serious writer, who perfectly expresses the madness of the times we live in. He will be read long after these times have passed' Zadie Smith 'He makes the all-but-impossible look effortless. We're lucky to have him' Jonathan Franzen 'There is no-one better, no-one more essential' Dave Eggers

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Civilwarland In Bad Decline
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: George Saunders
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-21 - Publisher: Random House

THE 2017 MAN BOOKER-SHORTLISTED AUTHOR OF LINCOLN IN THE BARDO In his first collection, George Saunders' vision of our near future is as black and funny as you can get. He takes us on a trip to the shopping malls and theme parks and enviromental hazards that lie just around
CivilWarLand in Bad Decline
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: George Saunders
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-04-07 - Publisher:

Books about CivilWarLand in Bad Decline
George Saunders
Language: en
Pages: 292
Authors: Philip Coleman, Steve Gronert Ellerhoff
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-25 - Publisher: Springer

This timely volume explores the signal contribution George Saunders has made to the development of the short story form in books ranging from CivilWarLand in Bad Decline (1996) to Tenth of December (2013). The book brings together a team of scholars from around the world to explore topics ranging from
American Literature in Transition, 1990–2000
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Stephen J. Burn
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-12-28 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Written in the shadow of the approaching millennium, American literature in the 1990s was beset by bleak announcements of the end of books, the end of postmodernism, and even the end of literature. Yet, as conservative critics marked the century's twilight hours by launching elegies for the conventional canon, American
Contemporary World Narrative Fiction and the Spaces of Neoliberalism
Language: en
Pages: 178
Authors: Michael K. Walonen
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-26 - Publisher: Springer

This book is a transnational study of how contemporary fiction writers from the United States and Canada to Nigeria to India to Dubai have conceptualized the emergent social spaces of the diverse corners of the neoliberal world system. Over the span of the past three to four decades, free market