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|Named Person:||Bret Easton Ellis|
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|Description:||228 p. ; 22 cm.|
|Contents:||Underwriting the Contemporary Missing Persons: Melancholy As Symptom in Less Than Zero, The Rules of Attraction and The Informers An Inner Critique: Commodity Fetishism, Systemic Violence and the Abstract Mutilated Subject in American Psycho Cloning the Nineties: Cultural Amnesia, Terrorism and Contemporary Iconoclasm in Glamorama 21st Century Gothic (or Post-9/11 Fatalism): Self-Parody, Reification and the Becoming Real of Cultural and Authorial Fictions in Lunar Park The Politics of Exposure: Unsafe Lines and Narratives of Conflict in Imperial Bedrooms|
|Series Title:||American literature readings in the 21st century.|
""Bret Easton Ellis: Underwriting the Contemporary" is an accomplished and challenging book that, through a close reading of Ellis's oeuvre to date, attempts to correlate political and literary value