Annie Proulx's "Brokeback Mountain" and "Postcards" (Continuum Contemporaries Series)
By: Mark Asquith (author)Paperback
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This title presents an accessible and informative introduction to two texts from one of America's most experimental and provocative authors. This guide to Annie Proulx's novel "Postcards" and her short story "Brokeback Mountain" features a biography of the author, a full-length analysis of the texts, a summary of the their popular and critical reception, a discussion of the recent film adaptation of "Brokeback Mountain" and its reception and a great deal more. If you're studying either text, reading them for your book club, or if you simply want to know more, you'll find this guide informative, intelligent, and helpful.
Mark Asquith teaches English at Trinity School Croydon, UK where he specialises in the modern American novel and holds a PhD from the University of London, UK. He is author of Thomas Hardy, Metaphysics and Music (Palgrave, 2005) and a number of articles on contemporary American fiction.
1. The Novelist; 2. The Texts; 3. Their Reception; 4. Their Performance; Further Reading and Discussion Questions; Bibliography.
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