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novels of Rex Warner

N. H. Reeve

novels of Rex Warner

an introduction

by N. H. Reeve

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Warner, Rex, -- 1905-1986.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementN.H. Reeve.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(190)p. ;
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14998526M
    ISBN 100333436172

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Rex Warner (9 March – 24 June ) was an English classicist, writer and ogmaexpo.com is now probably best remembered for The Aerodrome ().

Warner was described by V. Pritchett as "the only outstanding novelist of ideas whom the decade of ideas produced". Rex Warner is these days more known for his translation of Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War than for his fiction.

But it's still worth reading his work The Aerodrome - one of ten he wrote - because though it's flawed, it contains an odd power. Indeed, the book has earned praise from both Anthony Burgess and J.G.

Ballard/5. Rex Warner (9 March – 24 June ) was an English classicist, writer and translator. He is now probably best remembered for The Aerodrome (), an allegorical novel whose young hero is faced with the disintegration of his certainties about his loved ones and with a choice between the earthy, animalistic life of his home village and the pure, efficient, emotionally detached life of an /5.

Rex Warner, British novelist, Greek scholar, poet, translator, and critic who in his fictional work warned—in nightmarish allegory—against the evils of a capitalist society. After graduating from Wadham College, Oxford (), Warner was a schoolteacher in England and Egypt.

In the s he served. Rex Warner () wrote allegorical novels in response to the political and moral anxieties of the s and s. This critical introduction to his writings aims to rehabilitate them from neglect by discussing the development of his ideas and the problems of the fictional forms he used.

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The copy of the book I have just happens to include a forward by Burgess, so it seems safe to say that he did his part to maintain the reputation and readership of this fine book. This critical introduction to Warner's writings aims to rehabilitate them from neglect by discussing the development of his ideas and their problematic relationship with the fictional forms through which he articulated them - a relationship which deepens his ostensibly straightforward narratives, and which raises questions of continuing literary interest.

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The Professor was Rex Warner's second novel, published inonly a year after his groundbreaking first novel, The Wild Goose ogmaexpo.com is one of the most extraordinary and enduring political novels from the s and further confirmed Warner's status as a major ogmaexpo.com: $ The Stories of the Greeks by Rex Warner and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at ogmaexpo.com The Aerodrome a love story by Rex Warner (read 25 Mar ) I read this because it is on Anthony Burgess' list of the 99 novels in English since which he calls "outstanding achievements."/5(2).

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Invitation to a Beheading by Vladimir Nabokov. The Aerodrome by Rex Warner Darkness at Noon by Arthur Koestler. The Aerodrome is a remarkable book that was released for publication in The author, Rex Warner has a unique imagination for an interesting story.

This story reflects a two-sided adventure about a man and an Aerodrome that is made for ruthless and cruel efficiency. InBurgess wrote a new introduction for Rex Warner’s The Aerodrome (). The novel itself reflected the turbulent politics of lates Europe and depicted an England under siege from fascism.

This novel impressed Burgess greatly, and can be seen to influence his own dystopian fiction. He eventually included Warner’s novel in Ninety-Nine Novels: The.

Nov 14,  · Forgotten authors No Rex Warner. producing historical novels and a translation of Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War that became a bestseller. Most mysterious of all is the.Download History of the Peloponnesian War - ThucydidesM.

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