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Fabulation and metafiction / Robert Scholes.

Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [1979] .
ISBN 0252007042

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Subjects Barth, John -- Criticism and interpretation.
Barthelme, Donald -- Criticism and interpretation.
Experimental fiction -- History and criticism.
Fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Fiction -- Technique.
Fowles, John, 1926-2005 -- Criticism and interpretation.
García Márquez, Gabriel, 1927-2014.
Hawkes, John, 1925-1998 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Malamud, Bernard -- Criticism and interpretation.
Merwin, W. S., 1927.
Murdoch, Iris -- Criticism and interpretation.
Narration (Rhetoric)
Pynchon, Thomas -- Criticism and interpretation.
Roman -- 20e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Roman -- Technique.
Vonnegut, Kurt -- Criticism and interpretation.
Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987.
Description 222 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1979]
Notes Includes index.
Also issued online.
Contents [1.] Fabulation and reality: Fact, fiction, and fallibilism -- The reality of Borges -- [2.] The nature of romance: What good is pure romance? -- The orgastic pattern of fiction -- Lawrence Durrell and the return to Alexandria -- John Fowles as romancer -- [3.] Modern allegory: A fable and its gloss -- Iris Murdoch's Unicorn -- John Barth's Goat-boy -- [4.] Metafiction: The nature of experimental fiction -- The range of metafiction: Barth, Barthelme, Coover, Gass -- The limits of metafiction: Warhol, Mosley, Sarraute, Brodeur, Merwin, Charyn, Dylan, Federman -- [5.] Comedy and grotesquerie: The comedy of extremity -- The making of a comedian -- Vonnegut's Cat's cradle and Mother night -- Black humor in Hawkes and Southern -- John Hawkes's theory of fiction -- The lime twig -- A portrait of the artist as "escape goat": Malamud's Fidelman -- Ishmael's black art -- Epilogue: History as fabulation: Malamud and Vonnegut -- Fabulation as history: Barth, García-Marquez, Fowles, Pynchon, Coover -- Imagination dead imagine: reflections on self-reflexive.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4495909
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WorldCat Identities Scholes, Robert, 1929-
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