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Baxter, Jeannette

Overview
Works: 13 works in 49 publications in 1 language and 2,208 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Editor, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PR6052.A46, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jeannette Baxter
J.G. Ballard by Jeannette Baxter( Book )

11 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This guide includes new critical perspectives on J.G. Ballard's major novels as well as his short stories and journalistic writing covering issues of form, narrative and experimentation. Whilst offering fresh readings of dominant and recurring themes in Ballard's writing, including history, sexuality, violence, consumer capitalism, and urban space, the contributors also explore Ballard's contribution to major contemporary debates including those surrounding post 9/11 politics, terrorism, neo-imperialism, science, morality and ethics."--Jacket
J.G. Ballard's surrealist imagination : spectacular authorship by Jeannette Baxter( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suggesting that J.G. Ballard's fiction must be read within the framework of surrealism, the author argues for a radical revisioning of Ballard that takes account of the political and ethical dimensions of his work. A different portrait then emerges, one with implications for our understanding of post-war history and culture
J.G. Ballard : visions and revisions by Jeannette Baxter( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Providing an extensive reassessment of dominant and recurring themes in Ballard's writing, including historical violence, pornography, post 9/11 politics, and urban space, this text also engages with Ballard's 'late' modernism
A literature of restitution : critical essays on W.G. Sebald by Jeannette Baxter( Book )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrea Levy by Jeannette Baxter( Book )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrea Levy has emerged as one of the most significant and popular voices in contemporary black British writing both in the UK and abroad. Drawing on a familial history of emigration, her critically-acclaimed novels - including the multiple award-winning Small Island - attempt to bring a variety of voices to the representation of black experience in post-war Britain. This book is the first of its kind to be devoted to Levy's work. Combining historical, theoretical and textual perspectives, the volume hosts a wide range of current critical approaches to Levy's fiction. With chapters written by leading established and emerging scholars, the book explores issues of literary form, diasporic literature and cultural value, the BBC TV adaptation of Small Island, while also shedding fresh light on Levy's critically neglected early works. The book also includes a new interview with Levy herself, a timeline of her life, chapter summaries, as well as guides to further reading and online resources, making this an essential companion to the writings of one of the most exciting voices in contemporary fiction
The surrealist fait-divers uncovering violent histories in J. G. Ballard's "Running Wild" by Jeannette Baxter( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

J.G.Ballard : Contemporary Critical Perspectives by Jeannette Baxter( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary critical perspectives( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading Jean Rhys: special issue( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Surrealist vertigo in 'Schwindel. Gefühle' by Jeannette Baxter( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Spectacular authorship : historicising J.G. Ballard's surrealist imagination by Jeannette Baxter( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

J. G. Ballard: Visions and revisions visions and revisions( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Providing an extensive reassessment of dominant and recurring themes in Ballard's writing, including historical violence, pornography, post 9/11 politics, and urban space, this book also engages with Ballard's 'late' modernism; his experimentation with style and form; and his sustained interests in psychology and psychopathology. J. G. Ballard: Visions and Revisions is a response to the formal and contextual diversity of one of the most significant writers of the post-war period. Providing an extensive reassessment of dominant and recurring themes in Ballard's writing, including historical violence, pornography, post 9/11 politics, and urban space, it also engages with Ballard's 'late' modernism; his experimentation with style and form; and his sustained interests in psychology and psychopathology. The volume addresses the full range of Ballard's writing, including his early science fiction stories, his experiments with 'condensed novels', his 'urban disaster' trilogy (including Crash), his autobiographical fictions, his late critiques of globalized capitalism, and his extensive non-fictional output of essays and reviews
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1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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J.G. Ballard's surrealist imagination : spectacular authorshipJ.G. Ballard : visions and revisionsJ.G.Ballard : Contemporary Critical Perspectives