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Chronoschisms : time, narrative, and postmodernism

Author: Ursula K Heise
Publisher: Cambrigde (G.B.) : Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Dissertation: Texte remanié de: Diss. Ph. D.--Stanford University.
Series: Literature, culture, theory, 23
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An analysis of way developments in technology have transformed our understanding of time and affected the structure of the novel. This wide-ranging study offers readings of postmodernist theory the  Read more...


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Material Type: Thesis/dissertation
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ursula K Heise
ISBN: 0521554861 9780521554862
OCLC Number: 468806947
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 266-281. Index.
Description: XII-286 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction; Part I. Chronoschisms: 1. From soft clocks to hardware: narrative and the postmodern experience of time; Part II. Time Forks and Time Loops: 2. Number, chance and narrative: Julio Cortazar's Rayuela; 3. 'Repetitions, contradictions and omissions': Robbe-Grillet's Topologie d'une cite fantome; 4. Print time: text and duration in Beckett's How It Is; Part III. Posthistories: 5. t: time's assembly in Gravity's Rainbow; 6. Effect predicts cause: Brooke-Rose's Out; Epilogue: Schismatrix; Bibliography.
Series Title: Literature, culture, theory, 23
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