TECHNICAL (DIS)PLAY IN MALCOLM BRADBURY’S WORK

Posted On Oct 17 2011 by

Malcolm Bradbury’s texts, be they works of fiction or critical works, develop under the permanent sign of games. Linguistic games, structural games, metafictional exploitations or devices within the sphere of parody, irony or sarcasm pervade his writings whose main purpose seems to be that of giving pleasure. A unique entertainer, Malcolm Bradbury made of his ludic manner of handling his writer’s quill a second nature.