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The self-conscious novel

artifice in fiction from Joyce to Pynchon

by Brian Stonehill

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

  • English-speaking countries
    • Subjects:
    • Joyce, James, 1882-1941 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Pynchon, Thomas -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • Psychological fiction -- History and criticism,
    • Self-consciousness in literature,
    • Illusion in literature,
    • Fiction -- Technique,
    • English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • English-speaking countries -- Intellectual life -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBrian Stonehill.
      SeriesPenn studies in contemporary American fiction
      LC ClassificationsPS369 .S76 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 221 p. :
      Number of Pages221
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2400629M
      ISBN 100812280989
      LC Control Number87030784

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The Self-Conscious Novel asks why so much modern and contemporary fiction talks about itself. By exposing itself as a mere fiction, doesn't a book turn its back on real life. Why are writers putting mirrors in the house of fiction where windows used to be. Books shelved as heroine-self-conscious: He Kills Me, He Kills Me Not by Lena Diaz, Sugar Daddy by Lisa Kleypas, Beard Science by Penny Reid, Royally Mat.

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And Barth is the most explicit of the five in his endeavors to explain, within fiction, where self-conscious fiction is headed. The value of his major novel, and not only as an exemplar, is considerable.

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Self-Consciousness: Memoirs [John Updike] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. John Updike’s memoirs consist of six Emersonian essays that together trace the inner shape of the lifeCited by: "Stonehill's book is for readers who read and like fiction, even for writers who like fiction, all of whom, if they like good criticism, might well start with The Self-Conscious Novel—literate, informed, and respectful of all readers."—Wright Morris "A wonderfully penetrating examination"—Saul BellowCited by: Aug 26,  · The problem is I'm having fun writing this YA novel and I truly want to make well written characters, as well as an interesting plot.

The pros about writing this particular novel is that it's easy, fast, I know who my audience is and I'm generally more motivated to write it. Self-consciousness is a heightened sense of is a preoccupation with oneself, as opposed to the philosophical state of self-awareness, which is the awareness that one exists as an individual being, though the two terms are commonly used interchangeably or synonymously.

An unpleasant feeling of self-consciousness may occur when one realizes that one is being watched or. Brian Stonehill's book on The Self-conscious Novel will be welcomed by students seeking to impose some order and definition on the increasingly impenetrable output of the postmodernists now flowing into the literary marketplace.

With its sensible analysis and its ordered categories of the characteristics of "self-conscious" fiction, it provides a guide of sorts through the jungle. Have you encountered self-aware novels or passages. I was rereading death has been decided. pages remain: "So we are nearing the end.

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Self-conscious novels—novels that formally or thematically call attention to their status as rhetorical constructions of realities—can be a rich resource for ethical criticism because they often undertake an immanent theorizing of the construction of novel ethos that ethical criticism today has made its object, and because they operate in.

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Metafiction is a form of fiction that emphasizes its own constructedness in a way that continually reminds the reader to be aware that they are reading or viewing a fictional work.

Metafiction is self-conscious about language, literary form, and storytelling, and works of metafiction directly or indirectly draw attention to their status as artifacts. Mar 11,  · 'Lawrence Durrell produces heavily descriptive self-conscious writing' Yes, I would sorta buy that, except that writing can be too descriptive, flowery, or literary without being self-conscious.

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The protagonist of Laurence Sterne’s Tristram Shandy is the paradigm of the self-conscious narrator, who calls attention to the text as fiction. Learn More in these related Britannica articles: Epistolary novel, a novel told through the medium of letters written by one or more of the characters.

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Eileen Jackson was happy to set aside her own dreams to raise a family with her husband, Paul. Together they built an ordinary life in a Connecticut town, the perfect place for their kids to grow up.The self-conscious novel: artifice in fiction from Joyce to Pynchon / Brian Stonehill.

Format Book Published Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, c Description x, p. ; 24 cm. Uniform series Penn studies in contemporary American fiction. Notes Includes index. Bibliography: p. Subject headings.