Thomas Berger Summary

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  • 8 Literature Criticisms
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Essays & Analysis (8)

583 words, approx. 2 pages
Critical Essay by Leonard Michaels Thomas Berger's fifth novel ["Who Is Teddy Villanova?"] is mainly a parody of detective thrillers; his well-known "Little Big Man"... Read more
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Critical Essay by Curt Suplee For a thousand years the Arthurian legends have endured undiminished by progress or pessimism, and in this triumphant comic reaffirmation by Thomas Berger, they will cont... Read more
638 words, approx. 3 pages
Critical Essay by Garrett Epps Thomas Berger might be called the Green Knight of American fiction: a mysterious, protean outsider whose pose of destructiveness masks a fierce reverence for form and me... Read more
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Critical Essay by John Romano Thomas Berger belongs, with Mark Twain and Mencken and Philip Roth, among our first-rate literary wiseguys. Savvy and skeptical, equipped with a natural eloquence and a k... Read more
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Critical Essay by Ihab Hassan Crazy in Berlin takes its epigraph from an old song: "You are crazy, my child; You must go to Berlin…." Title and epigraph provide a suitable focus t... Read more
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Critical Essay by Thomas R. Edwards In "Neighbors" Thomas Berger makes dark comic art out of neighborliness. The novel begins quietly, as Earl and Enid Keese, in their exurban house at t... Read more
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Critical Essay by Isa Kapp It is a mystery of literary criticism that Thomas Berger, one of the most ambitious, versatile, and entertaining of contemporary novelists, is hardly ever mentioned in the c... Read more
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Critical Essay by Michael Malone Critics have agreed since Crazy in Berlin that Berger is "one of the finest writers alive," one of the "living greats," one of "a sm... Read more