Updike's Bech: a book, and the heaven of fiction

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Manzanas Calvo, Ana María;
  • Publisher: Universidad de Alicante. Departamento de Filología Inglesa
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.14198/raei.1993.6.10
  • Subject: Literatura norteamericana | Novela | Updike, John | Bech | Personajes literarios

This paper examines Bech's trajectory as a fictional character and as an artificer of words. Bech, the word master, is "reduced" throughout the novel in the several oeuvres which try to capture his essence until finally he enters the "heaven of fiction," the ultim... View more
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