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Grubisic, Brett Josef

Overview
Works: 12 works in 37 publications in 1 language and 1,512 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Pictorial works  History 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: PR9192.6.H5, C813.081
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Most widely held works by Brett Josef Grubisic
National plots historical fiction and changing ideas of Canada by Andrea Cabajsky ( )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fiction that reconsiders, challenges, reshapes, and/or upholds national narratives of history has long been an integral aspect of Canadian literature. Works by writers of historical fiction (from early practitioners such as John Richardson to contemporary figures such as Alice Munro and George Elliott Clarke) propose new views and understandings of Canadian history and individual relationships to it. Critical evaluation of these works sheds light on the complexity of these depictions. The contributors in National Plots: Historical Fiction and Changing Ideas of Canada critically examine text
Understanding Beryl Bainbridge by Brett Josef Grubisic ( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents an introduction to prolific British novelist Beryl Bainbridge. This book provides a biographical sketch of the writer, a discussion of her motivations and techniques, and a detailed survey of her fiction that places the works in the traditions of British black comedy, social novels, and historical fiction
American hunks : the muscular male body in popular culture, 1860-1970 by David L Chapman ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"American Hunks depicts the muscular American male as documented in popular culture from 1860 to 1970. The book, divided into specific historic eras, includes such personalities as bodybuilder Charles Atlas, pioneer weightlifter Eugen Sandow, and movie stars like Steve "Hercules" Reeves and Johnny Weissmuller, and publications such as the 1920s-era magazine Physical Culture and the 1950s-era comic book Mr. Muscles. It also touches on the use of masculine, homoerotic imagery to sell political and military might, and how companies have used buff, near-naked men to sell products from laundry detergent to sacks of flour since the 1920s."--BOOK JACKET
Contra/diction : new queer male fiction ( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The age of cities by Brett Josef Grubisic ( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Equal parts Bildngsroman and purported literary artifact, The Age of Cities is really about the age of innocence. A manuscript is discovered inside a hollowed-out home economics textbook from the 1950s: the story of a male librarian from a small town who comes to the big city at the height of the Cold War in 1959. At first he is giddy with the discovery of an urban paradise, allowing him to reinvent himself at the same time as the city is. But his accidental discovery of a gay subcultureculminating in a feverish, dream-like initiationpushes him irrevocably towards crisis. Written in the dial
Carnal nation : brave new sex fictions ( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American hunks by David L Chapman ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Encountering this season's retrieval historical fiction, literary postmodernism and the novels of Peter Ackroyd by Brett Josef Grubisic ( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blast, corrupt, dismantle, erase : contemporary North American dystopian literature ( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This location of unknown possibilities by Brett Josef Grubisic ( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
National Plots ( )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Righting Wilde : reading three contemporary versions of "Oscar Wilde" by Brett Josef Grubisic ( )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Grubisic
Grubisic, Brett Josef
Languages
English (37)
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