TITLE

"I Start From a Place of Outrage and Sadness": A conversation on humor in fiction with Elisa Albert, Steve Almond, Brock Clarke, Sam Lipsyte, John McNally, and Deb Olin Unferth

AUTHOR(S)
Martin, Zachary
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature & Fine Arts;Summer/Fall2012, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p69
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a conversion on humor in fiction featuring American authors Elisa Albert, Steve Almond, Brock Clarke, Sam Lipsyte, John McNally and Deb Olin Unferth. Lipsyte outlines the humorlessness in the concept of literary fiction. Albert mentions some of the great humorists which include Francois Rabelais and Jonathan Swift. Almond emphasizes the misconception about the idea of comic and tragic modes.
ACCESSION #
75242163

 

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