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Postmodern counternarratives : irony and audience in the novels of Paul Auster, Don DeLillo, Charles Johnson, and Tim O'Brien

Author: Christopher Donovan
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2005.
Series: Literary criticism and cultural theory.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides a wide-ranging discussion of realism, postmodernism, literary theory and popular fiction before focusing on the careers of four prominent novelists.
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Donovan, Christopher, 1971-
Postmodern counternarratives.
New York : Routledge, 2005
(DLC) 2004016636
Named Person: Charles Johnson; Paul Auster; Tim O'Brien; Don DeLillo; Charles Richard Johnson; Paul Auster; Tim O'Brien; Don DeLillo; Paul Auster; Don DeLillo; Charles Johnson; Tim O'Brien
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Donovan
ISBN: 0203005996 9780203005996
OCLC Number: 252754526
Description: 1 online resource (x, 249 pages).
Contents: Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Postmodernism, Liberal Ironism, and Contemporary Storytelling; 2 Social Realism in the Postmodern Age; 3 "Middle Class Realism" and the Acceptance of the Reader; 4 Morality and Solidarity in the Ironic Novel; 5 "Evil is the Movement toward Void": Self-Absorption, Play, and the Ambiguous Gift of Genre in the Early Novels of Don DeLillo; 6 "Entropy and Efflorescence": To and From the Zero in the Early Novels of Paul Auster; 7 "Nobody Would Believe a Word": Sincerity amid Terror in the Early Novels of Tim O'Brien.
Series Title: Literary criticism and cultural theory.
Responsibility: Christopher Donovan.
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