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Chronoschisms : time, narrative, and postmodernism

Author: Ursula K Heise
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ursula K Heise
ISBN: 0521554861 9780521554862 0521555442 9780521555449
OCLC Number: 806313023
Language Note: Based on the author's thesis--Stanford University; parts of the work were first presented as conference papers, 1991-1995; ch. 4 is a revision of an article previously published 1992.
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.
Responsibility: Ursula K. Heise.

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