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Postmodernism and the contemporary novel

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Postmodernism (Literature)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Bran Nicol.
    ContributionsNicol, Bran, 1969-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3503 .P5945 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 495 p. ;
    Number of Pages495
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3761245M
    ISBN 100748614788, 0748614796
    LC Control Number2003464620

    This course assumes no prior knowledge of postmodernism, literary theory, or contemporary fiction, and it values “appreciation” and gut-level response along with critical interpretation. We’ll explore theories and practices of US postmodern fiction and develop an account of where US fiction stands in the early 21 st century. The first. Synopsis Postmodernism and the Contemporary Novel: A Reader is the first book to collect together the most important contributions to the theory of the postmodern novel over the last forty years and to guide readers through the complex questions and /5(2).

    The mutation of story that takes place between Woolf's novel and Cunningham's in reveals differences in how a novel operates in the cultural context of : Samuel Chase Coale.   By Elizabeth DiEmanuele Try Audible and Get Two Free Audiobooks Contemporary American literature is subversive. It contains an element of the surreal, bizarre names, plots and consistent, biting commentary. Primarily postmodernist, these works are inherently distrustful. They not only question cultural inconsistencies, they allow such .

    Postmodernism and the Postmodern Novel. Few terms have been subject to such intense debates as "postmodernism." Though its indiscriminate use has all but exhausted the word of any kind of precise meaning, one can distinguish three major usages: (i) to refer to the non-realist and non-traditional literature and art of the post-World War Two period; (ii) to refer to literature and . Magical realism and the politics of narrative: historical postmodernism in the contemporary Serbian novel VLADIMIR GVOZDEN It is well known that the Serbian novel of the s and s turned to the treatment of an older, allegedly forgotten history which encompasses the premodern period from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment.


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