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Post-Modern Aura: The Act of Fiction in an Age of Inflation

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"Inflation affects literary occupations and preoccupations quite as much as it does financial scrip." Starting from this premise, Charles Newman ventures forth on an irreverent, wide-ranging discussion of the "Post-Modern" attitude in fiction, culture, and sensibility. Newman questions the "revolutionary" claims of avant-garde novelists and literary theorists, but he is no less critical of the arguments of neoconservatives, neorealists, and advocates of "moral fiction." Newman argues that neither of these groups has ...

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081010668X

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Post-Modern Aura: The Act of Fiction in an Age of Inflation
1985, Northwestern University Press

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1985, Northwestern University Press

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