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The Art of Excess: Mastery in Contemporary American Fiction ePub download

by Tom LeClair

  • Author: Tom LeClair
  • ISBN: 0252061020
  • ISBN13: 978-0252061028
  • ePub: 1254 kb | FB2: 1776 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: History & Criticism
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press; First Edition edition (May 1, 1989)
  • Pages: 245
  • Rating: 4.5/5
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The Art of Excess: Mastery in Contemporary American Fiction ePub download

The Art of Excess book. Ironically, LeClair seeks to evaluate this literature on terms other than of excess, as if, coincidentally or fortuitously, it has other merits.

The Art of Excess book. To what extent is the "art" attributable to the "excess"? Can the same art be found elsewhere, without the excessive baggage? Is length or excess an illusory quality? By what calculus is big and fat equivalent to "experimental"?

American fiction - 20th century - History and criticism. You have to be really into literary criticism to enjoy this book, otherwise, it is overwrought and, ironically, excessive drivel.

American fiction - 20th century - History and criticism. Some academic types may like this. I'm willing to send you mine for the cost of postage.

The Art of Excess: Mastery in Contemporary American Fiction (1989). DePietro, Thomas (e. Conversations with Don DeLillo; the interview was originally published in Contemporary Literature, 23, 1, pp 19-31. What to Read and Not (2014). Harpooning Donald Trump (2017).

The Art of Excess: Mastery in Contemporary American Fiction. Am Lit. Martha Turner. American Writing Since 1945. Reading eight major contemporary authors through the lens of chaos theory, Conte offers new and original interpretations of works that have been the subject of much critical debate.

1 Tom LeClair, The Art of Excess: Mastery in Contemporary American Fiction (Urbana: University of Illinois Press . William Gaddis, Agapē Agape. Thank you for reading books on BookFrom.

1 Tom LeClair, The Art of Excess: Mastery in Contemporary American Fiction (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1989). 2 As told to Matthew Gaddis, who did some minor secretarial work for his father during the years when Gaddis worked on the player-piano essay and the fiction that evolved out of it. 3 Concrete, trans.

LeClair has also written several novels, Well-Founded Fear, Passing On, Passing Off, Passing Through, The Liquidators, and Lincoln's Billy.

Thomas "Tom" LeClair (born 1944) is a writer, literary critic, and was the Nathaniel Ropes Professor of English at the University of Cincinnati until 2009. The Art of Excess: Mastery in Contemporary American Fiction (1989). Retrieved 2012-10-20.

He is the author of In the Loop: Don DeLillo and the Systems Novel, The Art of Excess: Mastery in Contemporary American Fiction, and seven novels-Well-Founded Fear, Passing On, Passing Off, Passing Through, Passing Away, Lincoln's Billy, and The Liquidators. His essays are included in What to Read (and Not) and Harpooning Donald Trump. That Didn’t Take Long: Novelists Tackle Trump. The horror, the horror.

American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
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You have to be really into literary criticism to enjoy this book, otherwise, it is overwrought and, ironically, excessive drivel. Some academic types may like this. I'm willing to send you mine for the cost of postage.
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