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The Voice of the Heart : The Working of Mervyn Peake's Imagination (Hardcover)

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The profoundly creative works of Mervyn Peake have fascinated readers for decades. His "Gormenghast "sequence of novels, recently serialized to great acclaim by the BBC, stands as one of the great imaginative accomplishments of twentieth-century literature.
In "The Voice of the Heart," G. Peter Winnington, the world's foremost expert on Peake, explores his subject's well-known fiction alongside the poetry, plays, and illustrations for which Peake is equally lauded. He traces recurrent motifs through Peake's works and examines in detail his long-neglected play, "The Wit to Woo," Through close readings of all these elements of Peake's oeuvre, Winnington ultimately offers unparalleled insight into one of British literature's most vibrant imaginations.


Publisher Oxford Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9781846310225
SKU 202744268
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1846310229
Release Date 4/10/2007
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