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The Cambridge companion to Don DeLillo

Author: John N Duvall
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Don DeLillo's novels are admired and studied for their narrative technique, political themes, and prophetic commentary on the cultural crises affecting contemporary America. This Companion charts the shape of DeLillo's career, his relation to twentieth-century aesthetics, and his major themes. It also provides in-depth assessments of his best-known novels, White Noise, Libra, and Underworld, which have become  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Don DeLillo; Don DeLillo; Don DeLillo
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John N Duvall
ISBN: 9780521870658 0521870658 9780521690898 0521690897
OCLC Number: 182656751
Description: xii, 203 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Power of history and the persistence of mystery / John N. Duvall --
DeLillo and modernism / Philip Nel --
DeLillo, postmodernism, postmodernity / Peter Knight --
DeLillo and media culture / Peter Boxall --
DeLillo's apocalyptic satires / Joseph Dewey --
DeLillo and the political thriller / Tim Engles --
White noise / Stacy Olster --
Libra / Jeremy Green --
Underworld / Patrick O'Donnell --
DeLillo and masculinity / Ruth Helyer --
DeLillo's Dedalian artists / Mark Osteen --
DeLillo and the power of language / David Cowart --
DeLillo and mystery / John A. McClure --
Writing amid the ruins : 9/11 and Cosmopolis / Joseph M. Conte.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Responsibility: edited by John N. Duvall.
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