From the Civil War to the apocalypse : postmodern history and American fiction /

"Recent postmodern theorists have argued that since history is a narrative art, it must be understood as a form of narrative representation analogous to fiction ... In addressing the postmodernist claim that history works no differently than fiction, Timothy Parrish rejects the implication that...

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Main Author: Parrish, Timothy, 1964-
Format: eBook
Published: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 2008.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Absalom, Absalom!: Faulkner's true history of the South
  • Cormac McCarthy's Blood meridian : the first and last book of America
  • Off Faulkner's plantation : Toni Morrison's Beloved and Song of Solomon
  • Thomas Pynchon's Mason & Dixon : drawing a line in the sands of history
  • History after Henry Adams and Ronald Reagan : Joan Didion's Democracy and Don Delillo's Underworld
  • Denis Johnson's Fiskadoro: postcolonial America.