Morality, identity and narrative in the fiction of Richard Ford
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Morality, identity and narrative in the fiction of Richard Ford by Brian Duffy

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Published by Rodopi in Amsterdam, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Literature and morals,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Narration (Rhetoric),
  • Identity (Psychology) in literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBrian Duffy
SeriesCosterus -- new ser., v.176
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3556.O713 Z62 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination368 p. ;
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25547730M
ISBN 109042024097
ISBN 109789042024090
OCLC/WorldCa226166587

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Richard Ford insists that fiction contain a "moral vision", and this study takes up that challenge by investigating Ford's characters through the interconnections of morality, identity and narrative. It draws on the moral theories of Alasdair MacIntyre and Charles Taylor, and on the work on narrative and identity of French philosopher Paul Ricoeur. Richard Ford (born Febru ) is an American novelist and short story writer. His best-known works are the novel The Sportswriter and its sequels, Independence Day, The Lay of the Land and Let Me Be Frank With You, and the short story collection Rock Springs, which contains several widely anthologized novel Wildlife was adapted into a film of the same Education: Michigan State University, University of . Morality, Identity and Narrative in the Fiction of Richard Ford is only the second monograph on the work of Richard Ford and the only one to deal with all three Frank Bascombe novels. The book offers comprehensive readings of the trilogy and the stories of Women with Men and A Multitude of Sins, thus bringing critical work on Ford up to date.   Morality, Identity and Narrative in the Fiction of Richard Ford by Brian Duffy, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(1).

  Morality, Identity and Narrative in the Fiction of Richard Ford is only the second monograph on the work of Richard Ford and the only one to deal with all three Frank Bascombe novels. The book offers comprehensive readings of the trilogy and the stories of Women with Men and A Multitude of Pages:   Buy Morality, Identity and Narrative in the Fiction of Richard Ford by Brian Duffy from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: Morality, Identity and Narrative in the Fiction of Richard Ford liked it avg rating — 1 rating — published Want to Read saving /5.   Morality, Identity and Narrative in the Fiction of Richard Ford is only the second monograph on the work of Richard Ford and the only one to deal with all three Frank Bascombe novels. The book offers comprehensive readings of the trilogy and the stories of Women with Men and A Multitude of Sins, thus bringing critical work on Ford up to date.5/5(1).

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