The Return of the Historical Novel?: Thinking about Fiction and History After Historiographic Metafiction (2020)

The Return of the Historical Novel?: Thinking about Fiction and History After Historiographic Metafiction Andrew James Johnston Kai Wiegandt The Return of the Historical Novel Thinking about Fiction and History After Historiographic Metafiction Until recently the critical reception of historical fiction was dominated by two theoretical paradigms Gyorgy Lukacs s Marxist view and Linda Hutcheon s concept of historiographic metafiction We are
  • Title: The Return of the Historical Novel?: Thinking about Fiction and History After Historiographic Metafiction
  • Author: Andrew James Johnston Kai Wiegandt
  • ISBN: 9783825367213
  • Page: 328
  • Format: Hardcover
The Return of the Historical Novel?: Thinking about Fiction and History After Historiographic Metafiction Andrew James Johnston Kai Wiegandt Until recently, the critical reception of historical fiction was dominated by two theoretical paradigms Gyorgy Lukacs s Marxist view and Linda Hutcheon s concept of historiographic metafiction We are now entering a new phase as the discussion of the historical novel is rapidly becoming inclusive, tolerant and, above all, diverse It is before the backdroUntil recently, the critical reception of historical fiction was dominated by two theoretical paradigms Gyorgy Lukacs s Marxist view and Linda Hutcheon s concept of historiographic metafiction We are now entering a new phase as the discussion of the historical novel is rapidly becoming inclusive, tolerant and, above all, diverse It is before the backdrop of these changes in the critical debate that the contributions to this volume are meant to be read Rather than seeing historical fiction as locked in a clear cut scheme of teleological succession or assigning to the historical novel specific aesthetic purposes, the articles in this collection seek to probe deeply into the historical novel s potential for providing readers not simply with an understanding of how the image of the past is constructed but also of how attempts to chart forms of historical otherness constitute a specific mode of cultural experience mediated by literature This desire for a literary experience of historical otherness has recently increased in urgency, even if the historical authenticity one might nostalgically associate with such a project must always elude us Authors discussed include Walter Scott, John Fowles, Graham Swift, M J Vassanji, J M Coetzee, Peter Ackroyd, Alan Massie, Julian Barnes, Ian McEwan, Hilary Mantel and Jim Crace.
The Return of the Historical Novel?: Thinking about Fiction and History After Historiographic Metafiction Andrew James Johnston Kai Wiegandt

  • BEST MOBI "Æ The Return of the Historical Novel?: Thinking about Fiction and History After Historiographic Metafiction" || DOWNLOAD (AZW) º
    328 Andrew James Johnston Kai Wiegandt
  • thumbnail Title: BEST MOBI "Æ The Return of the Historical Novel?: Thinking about Fiction and History After Historiographic Metafiction" || DOWNLOAD (AZW) º
    Posted by:Andrew James Johnston Kai Wiegandt
    Published :2019-08-06T10:03:46+00:00

One thought on “The Return of the Historical Novel?: Thinking about Fiction and History After Historiographic Metafiction

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *