Ian Fleming | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Ann S. Boyd

This literature criticism consists of approximately 9 pages of analysis & critique of Ian Fleming.
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Critical Essay by Ann S. Boyd

Don't try to read any of the Bond adventures seriously! To read Bond as a scholastic exercise surely would smack of what's been termed "comic incommensurability." Bond was meant for fun, for escape, and legitimately requires the "willing suspension of disbelief"! Just like the fairy tale of the princess and the pea, real literary critics can't sleep very well when they try to read Fleming just like they'd read James Joyce. If Fleming was interested in what Kierkegaard termed "indirect communication," the least we can do is to read him the way he intended! The only real value in rereading Fleming is to discover that there is more to his series of thriller adventures than one originally might suspect. (p. 26)

[The] series of Bond novels is...

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