Musing the Mosaic: Approaches to Ronald Sukenick by Matthew Roberson
By Matthew Roberson
Examines Sukenick's function in reshaping the yank literary culture.
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Sukenick, Ronald. In Form: Digressions on the Act of Fiction. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1985. ———. Narralogues: Truth in Fiction. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2000. Tabbi, Joseph. Reading Matters: Narrative in the New Media Ecology. : Cornell Univeristy Press, 1997. Watt, Ian. The Rise of the Novel: Studies in Defoe, Richardson and Fielding. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1957. “At Play in the Fields of Formal Thinking”: Up and Postmodernist Metaﬁction Charles B.
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