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Novel Arguments: Reading Innovative American Fiction

Novel Arguments: Reading Innovative American Fiction

by Richard Walsh
     
 

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Novel Arguments deals with American innovative (postmodern, metafictional, experimental) fiction since the sixties. It advances a concept of the of fiction to correct criticism>'s too purely formal interest in innovation. The book closely examines the readings of five important innovative novels by Donald Barthelme, Ishmael Reed, Robert Coover, Walter

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Novel Arguments deals with American innovative (postmodern, metafictional, experimental) fiction since the sixties. It advances a concept of the of fiction to correct criticism>'s too purely formal interest in innovation. The book closely examines the readings of five important innovative novels by Donald Barthelme, Ishmael Reed, Robert Coover, Walter Abish, and Kathy Acker and shows how they achieve an effective articulation of their concerns by virtue of their innovation, which is aimed at a making new of fictional cognition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521107037
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/02/2009
Series:
Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture Series, #91
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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