The Resource Narcissistic narrative : the metafictional paradox, Linda Hutcheon, (electronic resource)

Narcissistic narrative : the metafictional paradox, Linda Hutcheon, (electronic resource)

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Narcissistic narrative : the metafictional paradox
Title
Narcissistic narrative
Title remainder
the metafictional paradox
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Linda Hutcheon
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eng
Summary
Linda Hutcheon, in this original study, examines the modes, forms and techniques of narcissistic fiction, that is, fiction which includes within itself some sort of commentary on its own narrative and/or linguistic nature. Her analysis is further extended to discuss the implications of such a development for both the theory of the novel and reading theory.Having placed this phenomenon in its historical context Linda Hutcheon uses the insights of various reader-response theories to explore the "paradox" created by metafiction: the reader is, at the same time, co-creator of the self-reflexive text and distanced from it because of its very self-reflexiveness. She illustrates her analysis through the works of novelists such as Fowles, Barth, Nabokov, Calvino, Borges, Carpentier, and Aquin. For the paperback edition of this important book a preface has been added which examines developments since first publication. Narcissistic Narrative was selected by Choice as one of the outstanding academic books for 1981-1982
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Midwest
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1947-
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Hutcheon, Linda
Dewey number
809.3/04
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Fiction
  • Fiction
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adult
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Narcissistic narrative : the metafictional paradox, Linda Hutcheon, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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9781554589104
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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12147556
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MWT12147556
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Narcissistic narrative : the metafictional paradox, Linda Hutcheon, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554589104
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12147556
Publisher number
MWT12147556
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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