Conspicuous Construction; or, Kristeva, Nabokov, and The Anti-Realist Critique

Ermarth, Elizabeth Deeds
January 1988
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Winter/Spring1988, Vol. 21 Issue 2/3, p330
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Discusses the conflict between realist and anti-realist writers with regards to the works of theorist Julia Kristeva and novelist Vladimir Nabokov. Outcome of the conflict; Dispositions of language identified by Kristeva; Similarities between the views of anti-realists and feminists towards the abuses found in the social system of assumption and privilege.


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