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Author Stonehill, Brian.

Title The Self-Conscious Novel : Artifice in Fiction from Joyce to Pynchon / Brian Stonehill
Published Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource : 4 illustrations
Series Penn Studies in Contemporary American Fiction
Penn studies in contemporary American fiction.
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Preface and Acknowledgments -- I. Imitation's Limitations; or, Why Writers Write About Writers Writing -- II. The Repertoire of Reflexivity -- III. The Self-Conscious Tradition -- IV. Getting Back at James Joyce -- V. Nabokov's Imitations of Mortality -- VI. Plagiarizing The Recognitions -- VII. Paradoxical Pynchon; or, The Real World Inside Gravity's Rainbow -- VIII. A Trestle of LETTERS -- IX. The Criticism of Self-Consciousness -- X. Reflexive Commentary in the Form of a Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index
Notes In English
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed Dec. 09, 2016)
Subject Joyce, James, 1882-1941 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Pynchon, Thomas -- Criticism and interpretation.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Fiction -- Technique.
Illusion in literature.
Psychological fiction -- History and criticism.
Self-consciousness (Awareness) in literature.
English-speaking countries -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 151280732X (electronic bk.)
9781512807325 (electronic bk.)