TITLE

The Aesthetic of Gratifying Deception

AUTHOR(S)
Roll, Serafima
PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
Contextualizing Transition: Interviews with Contemporary Russian;1998, p65
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
This chapter of the book Contextualizing Transition: Interviews with Contemporary Russian Writers & Critics presents an interview with critic Victor Erofeev about Russian literature in the 1990s. According to Erofeev, a metalanguage becomes a means of communication between the reader and the writer. He considered this to be the form literature takes in order to survive. Meanwhile, he considered postmodernism to be a complete break with traditional literature. Erofeev also assessed the condition of mass culture. He found it offers very rich material for writing.
ACCESSION #
19288446

 

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