Alan Hollinghurst and the Vitality of Influence

Authors: Johnson, Allan

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Alan Hollinghurst and the Vitality of Influence proposes a striking approach for reading the influences that interlace twentieth-century gay British writers. Focusing on the role of the textual image in literary influence, this book moves toward a new understanding of the interpenetration of literary and visual culture in the twentieth century.

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Allan Johnson is Assistant Professor in English at City University of Hong Kong. He has previously taught at Birkbeck, University of London and the University of Leeds.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Johnson, Allan

    Pages 1-8

  • Influence, Image, and the Movement of Time

    Johnson, Allan

    Pages 9-30

  • Sun-Worship and the Idolatry of Images: Derek Jarman, Philip Glass, and The Swimming-Pool Library

    Johnson, Allan

    Pages 31-60

  • The Poets of Our Time: Lateness and Pedagogical Influence in The Folding Star

    Johnson, Allan

    Pages 61-83

  • Almost Always: Influence, Ecstasy, and Architectural Imagination in The Spell

    Johnson, Allan

    Pages 84-112

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Alan Hollinghurst and the Vitality of Influence
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-36203-2
DOI
10.1057/9781137362032
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-36202-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-47250-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 184
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