The Dialectic of Self and Story: Reading and Storytelling in Contemporary American Fiction

The Dialectic of Self and Story: Reading and Storytelling in Contemporary American Fiction

by Robert Durante

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Overview

First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138967625
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/29/2016
Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.27(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents: I. Introduction: The Fiction in the Story and the Story in the Fiction II. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial as Postmodern Text III. Toward Transcendence: Reading and Writing in Raymond Carver's Fiction IV. Reading the Landscape: Richard Ford's New Realism V. Beyond Ethnicity: Realism and Postmodernism in Louise Eldrich's Novels VI. Reading and Storytelling in Selected Fiction of the Vietnam War VII. Epilogue: An Extended Map Reading of Contemporary American Fiction VIII. Works Cited

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