TITLE

Hatchet Jobs

AUTHOR(S)
Peck, Dale
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
New Republic;12/1/2003, Vol. 229 Issue 22/23, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a critique of contemporary American literature, and speculates on why so-called Stepford novels have come to dominate popular fiction. Claim that many recently published novels lack coherence or intelligence, and should not be called novels; Criticism of recherche postmodernism and recidivist realism; Argument that it all went wrong starting with James Joyce and experimental literature.
ACCESSION #
11476714

 

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