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Novels of the contemporary extreme [electronic resource] / edited by Alain-Philippe Durand and Naomi Mandel.

Contributor(s): Durand, Alain-Philippe | Mandel, Naomi, 1969- | ebrary, Inc.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Continuum literary studies: Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, c2006Description: xi, 178 p. ; 24 cm.Subject(s): Fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Contemporary, The, in literature | Violence in literature | Popular culture in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books. Online resources: Click here for full text.
Contents:
Part I. The Americas. "Right here in nowheres": American psycho and violence's critique / Naomi Mandel -- Telling doubles and literal-minded reading in Bret Easton Ellis's Glamorama / Henrik Skov Nielsen -- Posthumous voice and residual presence in Don DeLillo's The body artist / Mikko Keskinen -- A post-apocalyptic world: the excremental, abject female warriors of Josée Yvon / Paula Ruth Gilbert with Colleen Lester -- On the impossibility of being contemporary in Nelly Arcan's Folle / Martine Delvaux -- Media-portrayed violence in Alberto Fuguet's Tinta roja / Jason Summers -- Part II. Europe and the Middle East. Sadomasochism, castration and rape: Richard Morgiève's nightmare theater of primal scenes / Ralph Schoolcraft -- Dantec's Inferno / Lawrence R. Schehr -- Michel Houellebecq: a fin de siècle for the twentieth century / Sabine van Wesemael -- Beyond the extreme: Frédéric Beigbeder's Windows on the world / Alain-Philippe Durand -- Amélie Nothomb's dialectic of the sublime and the grotesque / Martine Guyot-Bender -- Violence biting its own tail: Martin Amis's Yellow dog / Jean-Michel Ganteau -- Beauty and death as simulacra in Ray Loriga's Caídos del cielo and El hombre que inventó Manhattan / Kathryn Everly -- Sex, drugs and violence in Lucía Etxebarria's Amor, curiosidad, Prozac y dudas / Catherine Bourland Ross -- On human parts: Orly Castel-Bloom and the Israeli extreme / Adia Mendelson-Maoz.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Part I. The Americas. "Right here in nowheres": American psycho and violence's critique / Naomi Mandel -- Telling doubles and literal-minded reading in Bret Easton Ellis's Glamorama / Henrik Skov Nielsen -- Posthumous voice and residual presence in Don DeLillo's The body artist / Mikko Keskinen -- A post-apocalyptic world: the excremental, abject female warriors of Josée Yvon / Paula Ruth Gilbert with Colleen Lester -- On the impossibility of being contemporary in Nelly Arcan's Folle / Martine Delvaux -- Media-portrayed violence in Alberto Fuguet's Tinta roja / Jason Summers -- Part II. Europe and the Middle East. Sadomasochism, castration and rape: Richard Morgiève's nightmare theater of primal scenes / Ralph Schoolcraft -- Dantec's Inferno / Lawrence R. Schehr -- Michel Houellebecq: a fin de siècle for the twentieth century / Sabine van Wesemael -- Beyond the extreme: Frédéric Beigbeder's Windows on the world / Alain-Philippe Durand -- Amélie Nothomb's dialectic of the sublime and the grotesque / Martine Guyot-Bender -- Violence biting its own tail: Martin Amis's Yellow dog / Jean-Michel Ganteau -- Beauty and death as simulacra in Ray Loriga's Caídos del cielo and El hombre que inventó Manhattan / Kathryn Everly -- Sex, drugs and violence in Lucía Etxebarria's Amor, curiosidad, Prozac y dudas / Catherine Bourland Ross -- On human parts: Orly Castel-Bloom and the Israeli extreme / Adia Mendelson-Maoz.

Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2008. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.

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