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Malcolm Lowry"s Volcano

myth, symbol, meaning

by David Markson

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Published by Times Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lowry, Malcolm, 1909-1957.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementDavid Markson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6023.O96 U58
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 241 p. ;
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4571907M
    ISBN 100812907515
    LC Control Number77092329

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But .Congruences and deep structures and sources there are galore in Under the Volcano; Lowry's letter of to his English publisher, more or less explaining the book and pointing out its resonances, settles the chicken-or-the-egg question--but Markson never once looks up from his skein.This issue features a cover portrait of Malcolm Lowry and a review of "Under the Volcano" and capsule biography of the author.

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