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Late Postmodernism: American Fiction at the Millennium

Late Postmodernism: American Fiction at the Millennium (Hardback)

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Does the novel have a future? Questions of this kind, which are as old as the novel itself, acquired a fresh urgency at the end of the twentieth-century with the rise of new media and the relegation of literature to the margins of American culture. As a result, anxieties about readership, cultural authority and literary value have come to preoccupy a second generation of postmodern novelists. Through close analysis of several major novels of the past decade, including works by Don DeLillo, Philip Roth, Kathryn Davis, Jonathan Franzen and Richard Powers, Late Postmodernism examines the forces shaping contemporary literature and the remarkable strategies American writers have adopted to make sense of their place in culture.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writersEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: from c 1900 -Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary theory Publisher: Palgrave USA Publication Date: 15/06/2005 ISBN-13: 9781403966322  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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JEREMY GREEN is Assistant Professor in the English Department of the University of Colorado at Boulder, USA.

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