Narrative Innovation and Cultural Rewriting in the Cold War Era and After by Marcel Cornis-Pope
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Narrative Innovation and Cultural Rewriting in the Cold War Era and After
By Marcel Cornis-Pope

Narrative Innovation and Cultural Rewriting in the Cold War Era and After

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Narrative Innovation and Cultural Rewriting in the Cold War Era and After by Marcel Cornis-Pope

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Narrative Innovation and Cultural Rewriting undertakes a systematic study of postmodernism's responses to the polarized ideologies of the postwar period that have held cultures hostage to a confrontation between rival ideologies abroad and a clash between champions of uniformity and disruptive others at home. Considering a broad range of narrative projects and approaches (from polysystemic fiction to surfiction, postmodern feminism, and multicultural/postcolonial fiction), this book highlights their solutions to ontological division (real vs. imaginary, wordly and other-worldly), sociocultural oppositions (of race, class, gender) and narratological dualities (imitation vs. invention, realism vs. formalism). A thorough rereading of the best experimental work published in the US since the mid-1960s reveals the fact that innovative fiction has been from the beginning concerned with redefining the relationship between history and fiction, narrative and cultural articulation. Stepping back from traditional polarizations, innovative novelists have tried to envision an alternative history of irreducible particularities, excluded middles, and creative intercrossings.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780312238377
ISBN-10: 0312238371
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 28mm)
Pages: 333
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Publish Date: 8-Feb-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Marcel Cornis-Pope

MARCEL CORNIS-POPE is Professor and Chair of the English Department at Virginia Commonwealth University. He is the author of Hermeneutic Desire and Critical Rewriting (Macmillan/SMP 1992).

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