TITLE

The figure in the static: White Noise

AUTHOR(S)
Saltzman, Arthur M.
PUB. DATE
December 1994
SOURCE
Modern Fiction Studies;Winter94, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p807
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the metaphor used by Don DeLillo in his novel `White Noise.' Challenge in finding a way of simultaneously engaging and resisting the ambient noise; DeLillo's redefinition of the terms of success and surrender to language; Suggestion by DeLillo that individual words have a kind of lambency at the core that goes beyond their referential employment.
ACCESSION #
9507194238

 

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