Fiction's Present (Google eBook)
R. M. Berry, Jeffrey R. Di Leo
SUNY Press - Literary Criticism - 311 pages
Combining creative and critical responses from some of todayís most progressive and innovative novelists, critics, and theorists, Fictionís Present adventurously engages the aesthetic, political, philosophical, and cultural dimensions of contemporary fiction. By juxtaposing scholarly articles with essays by practicing novelists, the book takes up not only the current state of literature and its criticism but also connections between contemporary philosophy and contemporary fiction. In doing so, the contributors aim to provoke further discussion of the present inflection of fictionóa present that can be seen as Janus-faced, looking both forward to the novelís radically changed, political, economic, and technological circumstances, and back to its history of achievements and problems.
Editors R. M. Berry and Jeffrey R. Di Leo contend that examinations of fictionís present are most informative not when they defend philosophical distinctions or develop literary classifications, but when they grapple with elusive topics such as the meaning of a narrative present or the relation of fictionís medium to its representations of context. As the essays reveal, this process, when pursued diligently, breaks down traditional divisions of academic and intellectual labor, compelling the fiction writer to become more philosophical and the theorist to become more imaginative. The value of this book is not in the exhaustiveness of its treatment, but rather in the seriousness of the criticism it incites. The present materializes in quarrel, and it is toward such a beginning that the writings in Fictionís Present work.
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rm Berry and Jeffery R. Di Leo - 12 Theses on Fiction's Present ...
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Contents. rm BERRY AND JEFFREY R. DI LEO 12 Theses on Fictionís Present. SAMUEL R. DELANY Fictionís Present: Brief Notes. TIMOTHY S. MURPHY ...
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