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Conquest Of The New Word
     

Conquest Of The New Word

by Johnny Payne
 

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In this study of experimental fiction from both Americas, Johnny Payne offers new readings that detail the specific, historical relation between experimental fiction and various authors' careful, deliberate deformations and reformations of the political rhetoric of the modern state.

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In this study of experimental fiction from both Americas, Johnny Payne offers new readings that detail the specific, historical relation between experimental fiction and various authors' careful, deliberate deformations and reformations of the political rhetoric of the modern state.

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Juxtaposing North American writers with their South American counterparts from the Latin American fiction "boom," Payne argues that the boom distorted the historical grounding of this writing, erroneously presenting it as an exotic "magical realism." Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780292729193
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
02/15/2011
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.68(d)

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Johnny Payne is Chair of the Department of Creative Writing at the University of Texas at El Paso.

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