Poet and novelist, essayist and screenwriter, contemporary author Paul Austor's prolific oeuvre includes the critically acclaimed screenplays for Smoke and Lulu on the Bridge as well as the novels Timbuktu and The Book of Illusions.
This title, Paul Auster, part of Chelsea House Publishers’ Modern Critical Views series, examines the major works of Paul Auster through full-length critical essays by expert literary critics. In addition, this title features a short biography on Paul Auster, a chronology of the author’s life, and an introductory essay written by Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of the Humanities, Yale University
The bureau of missing persons : notes on Paul Auster's fiction / Charles Baxter "How to get out of the room that is the book?" Paul Auster and the consequences of confinement / Stephen Fredman Paul Auster, or the heir intestate / Pascal Bruckner Paul Auster's The invention of solitude : glimmers in a reach to authenticity / William Dow The revenge of the author : Paul Auster's challenge to theory / John Zilcosky The novel of critical engagement : Paul Auster's City of glass / William Lavender Deconstructing The New York trilogy: Paul Auster's anti-detective fiction / Alison Russell Chance in contemporary narrative : the example of Paul Auster / Steven E. Alford "Looking for signs in the air" : urban space and the postmodern in In the country of last things/ Tim Woods The end is only imaginary/ Padgett Powell A book at the end of the world : Paul Auster's In the country of last things/ Katharine