The Fiction of Postmodernity

The Fiction of Postmodernity

By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days
When will my order arrive?


The Fiction of Postmodernity is a significant and accessible study of the relation of postmodern fiction to theories of the postmodern. Contemporary works of fiction by novelists such as Don DeLillo, Toni Morrison, Salman Rushdie, Thomas Pynchon, and Martin Amis are viewed in relation to critiques of the "culture industry," analyses of the "postmodern condition" and theories of more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 157.5 x 233.7 x 17.8mm | 388.17g
  • Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 074250199X
  • 9780742501997
  • 1,102,201

About Stephen Baker

Stephen Baker is lecturer in English at South Bank University in more

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 The Broken Promise: Ideology and the Ageing of the New Chapter 3 Postmodern Reflections: Thinking after Marxism Chapter 4 Postmodern Reflections: Postmodernity and the Historical Novel Chapter 5 Postmodern Political Fictions Chapter 6 Postmodern Inadequacies: Adorno Contra Jamesonshow more