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The real, the true, and the told : postmodern historical narrative and the ethics of representation / Eric L. Berlatsky.

Author/Creator:
Berlatsky, Eric L., 1972-
Publication:
Columbus : Ohio State University Press, c2011.
Series:
Theory and interpretation of narrative series.
Theory and interpretation of narrative series
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 250 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Historical fiction -- History and criticism.
Postmodernism (Literature)
History -- Philosophy.
Historiography.
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Swift, Graham, 1949- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Rushdie, Salman -- Criticism and interpretation.
Spiegelman, Art -- Criticism and interpretation.
Contents:
"Memory as forgetting": historical reference, ethics, and postmodernist fiction
The pageantry of the past and the reflection of the present: history, reality, and feminism in Virginia Woolf's Between the acts
"A knife blade called now": historiography, narrativity, and the "here and now" in Graham Swift's Waterland
"What's real and what's true": metaphors, errata, and the shadow of the real in Salman Rushdie's Midnight's children
"It's enough stories": truth and experience in Art Spiegelman's Maus
Expanding the field.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780814211533 (cloth : alk. paper)
0814211534 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780814292549 (cd)
0814292542 (cd)
OCLC:
656248592
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