LITTLE BIG MAN


LITTLE BIG MAN
LITTLE BIG MAN

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Thomas Berger
Томас Бергер

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Героическая фантастика, Вестерн, Исторические приключения, Боевая фантастика, Приключения про индейцев, Документальная литература



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Thomas Berger

LITTLE BIG MAN

To Mary Redpath Introduction: The Measure of Little Big Man

HAD THOMAS BERGER never written anything other than Little Big Man, he would have earned a respected place in American literary history. Just as surely as there can be no single “Great American Novel,” Little Big Man has by now been almost universally recognized as a great American novel, and while its genius was not immediately apparent to large numbers of readers or to all initial reviewers, that genius has now been recognized by some two dozen scholarly studies and uninterrupted popular sales in the more than forty years since it was first published. As L. L. Lee so accurately observed in one of the first articles to give careful consideration to Little Big Man: “This is a most American novel. Not just in its subject, its setting, its story (these are common matters), but in its thematic structures, in its dialectic: savagery and civilization, indeed, but also the virgin land and the...