TITLE

The Novel as an Absence: Lukács and the Event of Postmodern Fiction

AUTHOR(S)
Bewes, Timothy
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Fall2004, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
The article looks at the elements of postmodern fiction. One of the divisions of approaches to postmodernism is those which believe that the postmodern is exactly the occasion of the event. A reading of two postmodern texts including "Mr. Vertigo," by Paul Auster and "Period," by Dennis Cooper is offered. It also presents information on the work of writer Georg Lukács that provides an understanding of possible events which takes place in postmodern fiction.
ACCESSION #
19176177

 

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