Tony Tanner (1935–1998) was a Fellow of King’s College, Cambridge, and published a number of articles and books on American fiction including The Reign of Wonder and City of Words, Adultery and the Novel and The American Mystery.
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Essays & Memoir | Issue 2
A Preface to A.H.
‘Words can move mountains, but also Nuremberg rallies.’
Essays & Memoir | Issue 1
Present Imperfect: a Note on the Work of Walter Abish
‘To be born is to be born into a circuit of permissions and prohibitions, which constitutes the discourse (in the widest sense) of that particular culture’.