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Subject of the event : reagency in the American novel after 2000

Author: Sebastian Huber
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Examines the conception of events and subjects in five contemporary American novels: Cormac McCarthy's The Road (2006), Jess Walter's The Zero (2006), Mark Z. Danielewski's Only Revolutions (2006), Paul Beatty's Slumberland (2008) and Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day (2006)"--
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Huber, Sebastian, 1986-
Subject of the event
New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2016
(DLC) 2016013807
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sebastian Huber
ISBN: 9781501317125 1501317121
OCLC Number: 917341048
Description: 316 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: America's Subjects of Events --
Chapter 1. The Question of the Event and the Question(s) of the Subject --
Chapter 2. 'You have to carry the fire': The Reactive Subject in Cormac McCarthy's The Road (2006) --
Chapter 3. 'With Us or Against Us': The Obscure Subject in Jess Walter's The Zero (2006) --
Chapter 4. 'Let us go then you and I': The Amorous Subject in Mark Z. Danielewski's Only Revolutions (2006) --
Chapter 5. 'You'll never be passé': The Aesthetico-Political Subject in Paul Beatty's Slumberland (2008) --
Chapter 6. 'There is nothing to compare it to now': The Scientific-Political Subjects in Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day (2006) --
Conclusion: The End as Enjambment.
Responsibility: Sebastian Huber.

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