A Man of Parts - David Lodge Reviews
Description:ISBN 99556081 / Author: David Lodge / Paperback / 576 Pages / Book is published 2012-01-12 by Vintage
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Thinks... - David LodgeAre you thinking rude thoughts! (1074 words)
by KingHerrod - written on 14/08/01, updated on 14/08/01 (Very useful, 108 readings)
I thinking now then?” “Well, umm, giraffes, I think, but why you are thinking about giraffes, I don’t know” This is the subject for David Lodge’s new book, Thinks…, in this ambitious project, Lodge one of our country’s most thoughtful authors delves into one of the big scientific debates of our time, cognitive thought, what is consciousness. Is it merely another thing that scientists can unravel and prove to be just a rather complicated computer like process that goes on in our brains, or is it the more artistic, soulful argument that artists argue for, that consciousness comes from somewhere else, somewhere deep inside; ...
David Lodge in generalNICE WORK: OF MANAGERS AND LECTURERS (2000 words)
by MagdaDH - written on 04/10/04, updated on 08/11/04 (Very useful, 4894 readings)
This is a review of Nice Work , placed in the general David Lodge category for a want of better place in dooyoo database. In my defense I would say that this is one of the best and also fairly typical Lodge novel. - Back to Rummidge- For those unfamiliar with the setting, in author s own words "Rummidge is an imaginary city, with imaginary universities and imaginary factories, inhabited by imaginary people which occupies, for the purposes of fiction, the space where Birmingham is to be found on maps of so called real world." The book is set around the unlikely relationship between Victor Wilcox, a Managing Director of a struggling engineering plant, and Dr ...
David Lodge in generalGreat author's Brum notes (821 words)
by Daz_S - written on 06/10/02, updated on 06/10/02 (Very useful, 477 readings)
drama serial of 1989; he adapted Dickens's 'Martin Chuzzlewit' for the BBC. But he comes across as an ordinary, approachable bloke. I wish he'd taught me. Lodge, now 67, was born in London. He spent most of his working life at the University of Birmingham, teaching English from 1960 until 1987. He is Honorary Professor of Modern English Literature at Birmingham. His decision to stay in that unfashionable city, fictionalising it as Rummidge in many of his books, sets him apart from more high-profile metropolitan novelists. You get the impression that Lodge is determinedly ...