Published March 1998
by Sterling Audio .
Written in English
|Contributions||Christian Rodska (Narrator)|
|The Physical Object|
SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides for challenging works of literature. This page guide for “Waterland by Graham Swift includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis covering 52 chapters, as well as several more in-depth sections of expert-written literary analysis. Mar 31, · Waterland is a strange book in that, contrary to accepted wisdom, it lies outside Swift’s usual canon. If one removed Waterland from the body of his work and followed the progres- sion of the other novels, they take on a very particular trajec- tory, his aim /5. 'Waterland is a formidably intelligent book, animated by an impressive, angry pity at what human creatures are capable of doing to one another in the name of love and need. The most powerful novel I have read for some time' New York Review of Books. What people are saying - Write a review.3/5(2). Waterland is a British mystery drama film directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal and starring Jeremy Irons, Sinéad Cusack, Ethan Hawke and John Heard. It is based on Graham Swift's novel of the same name. The film moved the contemporary location from England to Pittsburgh and eliminated many of the extensive historical bernoonduang.com by: Carter Burwell.
About Waterland. Set in the bleak Fen Country of East Anglia, and spanning some years in the lives of its haunted narrator and his ancestors, Waterland is a book that takes in eels and incest, ale-making and madness, the heartless sweep of history and a family romance as tormented as any in Greek tragedy. "Waterland, like the Hardy novels, carries with all else a profound knowledge of a. Waterland Homework Help Questions. In a brief summary, can you explain "Waterland" by Graham Swift? As the story begins, the main character, Tom Crick, is remembering childhood in eastern England. Jan 21, · Perhaps because I've been looking for an excuse to read the book again, I began to imagine that this countryside was part of the Fens - the flat . Set in the bleak Fen Country of East Anglia, and spanning some years in the lives of its haunted narrator and his ancestors, Waterland is a book that takes in eels and incest, ale-making and madness, the heartless sweep of history and a family romance as tormented as any in Greek tragedy. "Waterland, like the Hardy novels, carries with all else a profound knowledge of a people, a place /5(21).
Waterland, as we have seen, is a book that winds back upon other books, for it is a descendent, an echo, and a qualification of both Dickens's Great Expectations and Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom! Thomas Crick, ""a balding quinquagenarian,"" is an English schoolmaster, a history teacher who's about to be let go—partly because the school's history program is being phased out, partly because Crick's unhinged wife has been seized for child-napping (a local scandal), and partly because Crick has allowed his classes to become free-associative storytelling sessions. 33 quotes from Waterland: ‘Children, be curious. Nothing is worse (I know it) than when curiosity stops. Nothing is more repressive than the repression o. Waterland by Graham Swift - Chapter 1 summary and analysis. This Study Guide consists of approximately 86 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Waterland.