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(Telling New Lies: Seven Essays in Fiction, Past and Present.pdf) New s collection of some of his well known essays places major works of eighteenth century and modernist fiction in unexpected and illuminating juxtaposition Everett Zimmerman University of California at Santa Barbara br With the finesse that transports his pun upon the idea of telling as both narrating and significant the author weds a new essay on Jonathan Swift and Thomas Mann with six previously published articles to fashion this new collection unified in an introductory essay around the theme of falsehood br br These essays range from excursions into eighteenth century fiction to an encounter with Thomas Pynchon s postmodernist novel V from an exploration of Orwell s in the light of anti Semitism to a study of Sterne s Tristram Shandy in the light of his suppressed antagonist Bishop Warburton and from a reading of A Sentimental Journey through the filter of Proust to a reading of A Tale of a Tub through the filter of The Magic Mountain br br While the idea of fabrication is inherent in most postmodern commentary New s criticism in these essays lies to the right of the literary academy manifesting itself as a contrarian not liberal mode of thinking In his introduction he takes note of the dread of totalitarianism that defines the horizon of all post literary study and of the reader s necessary task to distinguish lies of power from lies of art a difficult task he writes since Power will often speak with the voice of art is indeed art s best mimic and worst If we cannot find the truth in our lies and the grace in our art New asks what do we pass on the next generation what do we tell the children br br Melvyn New professor of English and former chair of the English Department at the University of Florida is the author of Laurence Sterne as Satirist A Reading of Tristram Shandy and the general editor of The Florida Edition of the Works of Laurence Sterne Tristram Shandy and its annotation vols he is currently at work on vol The Sermons He is also the editor of two collections of essays on Tristram Shandy one for the Approaches to World Masterpieces series the other for New Casebooks He serves as the Sterne Smollett editor of The Scriblerian and is an advisory editor to The Shandean Annual of the Laurence Sterne TrustDownload and Read Online books ePub/PDF/Audible/Kindle, its easy way to streaming Telling New Lies: Seven Essays in Fiction, Past and Present books for multiple devices.