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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English



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  • Auster, Paul, 1947- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Pynchon, Thomas -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Markson, David -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Postmodernism (Literature) -- United States.,
  • Cognition in literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-158) and index.

StatementJoseph Tabbi.
SeriesElectronic mediations ;, v. 8
LC ClassificationsPS374.P64 T33 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 166 p. ;
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3939482M
ISBN 100816635560, 0816635579
LC Control Number2001006518

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