TITLE

"From Work to Text": The Modernist and Postmodernist Künstlerroman

AUTHOR(S)
Malmgren, Carl D.
PUB. DATE
September 1987
SOURCE
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Fall1987, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Compares the modernist fiction "Tonio Kroger," by Thomas Mann and postmodernist "Lost in the Funhouse," by John Barth in terms of several literary factors. Social and physical background of characters; Narrational mode; Structure.
ACCESSION #
15768250

 

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