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Unless the Threat of Death is Behind Them
Language: un
Pages: 290
Authors: John T. Irwin
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: JHU Press

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F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Fiction
Language: un
Pages: 233
Authors: John T. Irwin
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-28 - Publisher: JHU Press

“Fitzgerald’s work has always deeply moved me,” writes John T. Irwin. “And this is as true now as it was fifty years ago when I first picked up The Great Gatsby. I can still remember the occasions when I first read each of his novels; remember the time, place, and
American Hieroglyphics
Language: un
Pages: 386
Authors: John T. Irwin
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-02 - Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press+ORM

How the discovery of the Rosetta Stone led to new ways of thinking about language: “A brilliant new interpretation of major 19th-century American writers.” —J. Hillis Miller The discovery of the Rosetta Stone and the subsequent decipherment of Egyptian hieroglyphics captured the imaginations of nineteenth-century American writers and provided a
The Poetry of Weldon Kees
Language: un
Pages: 105
Authors: John T. Irwin
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05 - Publisher: JHU Press

People who vanish -- An almost invisible note -- The excellence of Weldon Kees -- "The dynamics of inferential mention": Hart Crane's influence on Kees -- Kees, a learned poet -- "Relating to robinson": mystery and literary interpretation
The Mystery to a Solution
Language: un
Pages: 482
Authors: John T. Irwin
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: JHU Press

Irwin mirrors the aesthetic impact of the genre by creating in his study the dynamics of a detective story—the uncovering of mysteries, the accumulation of evidence, the tracing of clues, and the final solution that ties it all together.