The Resource Jonathan Franzen : the comedy of rage, Philip Weinstein, (electronic resource)

Jonathan Franzen : the comedy of rage, Philip Weinstein, (electronic resource)

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Jonathan Franzen : the comedy of rage
Title
Jonathan Franzen
Title remainder
the comedy of rage
Statement of responsibility
Philip Weinstein
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Language
eng
Summary
Jonathan Franzen's work raises major questions about the possibilities of contemporary fiction: How does one appeal to a broad mass of mainstream readers, on the one hand, while persuading connoisseurs, on the other, that one's fiction has is high art? Even more acutely, how did Franzen move from the rage that animates his first two novels to the more generous comic stance of the two later novels on which his reputation rests?Wrestling with these questions, Jonathan Franzen: The Comedy of Rage unpacks the becoming of Franzen as a person and a writer-from his ultra-sensitive Midwestern childhood, through his heady years at Swarthmore College, his marriage, and the alienating decade of the 1990s, up to his spectacular ascent and assimilation into pop-culture as one of the literary figures of his generation. Philip Weinstein joins biography and criticism in ways that fully respect their differences but also grant that the work comes, however unpredictably, out of the life
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Midwest
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Weinstein, Philip M
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Read by Tom Zingarelli
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  • Zingarelli, Tom
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Authors, American
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adult
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Jonathan Franzen : the comedy of rage, Philip Weinstein, (electronic resource)
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MWT11477999
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 26 min.))
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9781494591724
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MWT11477999
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11477999
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Label
Jonathan Franzen : the comedy of rage, Philip Weinstein, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11477999
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 26 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781494591724
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11477999
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11477999
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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