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White noise : text and criticism

Author: Don DeLillo; Mark Osteen
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1998.
Series: Viking critical library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Winner of the National Book Award in 1985, Don DeLillo's novel about an ultramodern family bound by love and remarriage, shopping and television, is a postmodern masterpiece. The Viking Critical Library edition of White Noise contains the complete text of the novel along with extensive critical and contextual material including a critical introduction by DeLillo scholar Mark Osteen; published interviews with DeLillo  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
DeLillo, Don.
White noise.
New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1998
(OCoLC)607128160
Named Person: Don DeLillo
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Don DeLillo; Mark Osteen
ISBN: 0140274987 9780140274981
OCLC Number: 39313611
Awards: National Book Award for Fiction, 1985.
Description: xix, 538 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: White Noise: The Text --
from Matters of Fact and Fiction / Anthony DeCurtis --
from Don DeLillo: The Art of Fiction / Adam Begley --
"'I Never Set Out to Write and Apocalyptic Novel'" / Caryn James --
from Americana ; from End Zone ; from PLayers ; Silhouette City: Hitler, Manson, and the Millenium / Don DeLillo --
Stories on the toxic leak at the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, India / Newsweek --
Fleeing Death in a World of Hyper-Babble / Sol Yurick --
Death by Inches / Albert Mobilio --
Conspirators / Diane Johnson --
A Connoisseur of Fear / Pico Iyer --
Closing the Loops: White Noise / Tom LeClair. Don Delillo's Primal Scenes / Frank Lentricchia --
The Last Things Before the Last: Notes on White Noise / John Frow --
The (Super)Marketplace of Images: Television as Unmediated Mediation in DeLillo's White Noise / John N. Duvall --
Don DeLillo's White Noise: The Natural Language of the Species / Cornel Bonca --
THe Figure in the Static: White Noise / Arthur M. Saltzman --
The Romantic Metaphysics of Don DeLillo.
Series Title: Viking critical library.
Responsibility: Don DeLillo ; edited by Mark Osteen.

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