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Authors: Said Mentak (University Mohamed 1, Oujda, Morocco) 
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When the fictional is fused with the real, the theoretical with the practical, and the line demarcating these spheres of knowledge is blurred there should be a new understanding of the function of literature in post-modern times. The book provides an essential practice of understanding postmodernist fiction by minutely tackling the work of one of the most widely read among the few grandmasters of American letters, Kurt Vonnegut, whose masterpieces, Catís Cradle, Slaughterhouse-Five, and Breakfast of Champions, are dealt with in a postmodernist vein. The work raises questions as to the validity of traditional interpretation of a writer who has added the fantastic to the amazing fusion of reality and fiction without losing the Vonnegut touch.


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Table of Contents:
Introduction, pp. 1-9
Part I: The Discursive Formations of Postmodern Subjectivity, pp. 11-13

Chapter 1: The Subject and the Social or Historical Reality, pp. 15-52

Chapter 2: The Subject and/or Language, pp. 53-89

Part II: Subjectivity in Kurt Vonnegutís Narrative Discourses, pp. 91-92

Chapter 3: Catís Cradle : Whatís New in the Wor(l)d Game, pp. 93-125

Chapter 4: Slaughterhouse-Five: What is Really Going on?, pp. 127-158

Chapter 5: Breakfast of Champions and Wampeters, Foma and Granfalloons: in What Sense is Life Fiction?, pp. 159-200

Conclusion, pp. 201-208

References, pp. 209-218
Index

   Series:
      Focus on Civilizations and Cultures
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2010
   Pages: 7 x 10
   ISBN: 978-1-61668-595-9
   Status: AV
  
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