Russian Postmodernist Metafiction by Nina Kolesnikof
By Nina Kolesnikof
The most impressive houses of Russian postmodernist fiction is its reliance on metafictional units which foreground elements of the writing, examining or constitution, and draw realization to the developed nature of fiction writing. a few universal metafictional techniques contain overt statement at the means of writing, the presence of an obvious narrator, dehumanization of personality, overall breakdown of temporal and spatial association and the undermining of particular literary conventions. This e-book examines the main consultant postmodernist texts and addresses the next questions: How common is using metafiction in modern Russian literature? What are its so much suggested types? what's the functionality of metafictional units? How leading edge are Russian postmodernist writers of their use of metafictional options? This research unearths the original contribution of postmodernist writers to the advance of Russian literature via their systematic use of metafiction and their daring experimentation with new metafictional units on all of the significant degrees of the textual content, together with narration, plot, characterization, environment and language.
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