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Passionate doubts : designs of interpretation in contemporary American fiction /

Patrick O'Donnell.

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Main Author: O'Donnell, Patrick
Published: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©1986.
Edition: 1st ed.
Topics: American fiction - 20th century - History and criticism. | Psychological fiction, American - History and criticism. | Reader-response criticism - United States. | Semiotics and literature - United States. | Self in literature. | Roman. | Selbst. | Roman. | Selbst.
Regions: United States. | USA. | USA.
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc.
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Introduction: Fiction and interpretation, a dialogue -- Nabokov's watermark: writing the self in Pale fire -- Self-alignment: John Hawkes' Travesty -- Self, narrative, history: the system of John Barth's Letters -- "A book of traces": Gravity's rainbow -- The world dactylic: Flannery O'Connor's Wise blood -- The wor(l)d made flesh: Stanley Elkin's The franchiser -- Entanglement: the reader in contemporary fiction.

Table of Contents for: Passionate doubts : designs of interpret