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Getting past the ‘post-’: history and time in the fiction of David Mitchell
Beville, Maria
This paper examines David Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas (2004) and The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet (2010), with a particular focus on history and narrative time. It seeks to offer an alternative perspective on the multiple and intertwined fictional narratives of Mitchell’s oeuvre as these evidence a move past the "post-" of postmodernism.
Keyword(s): David Mitchell; time; narrative; historiography; experimental fiction; post-postmodernism
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Type: Journal article
Peer-Reviewed: Yes
Language(s): English
Institution: University of Limerick
Citation(s): [sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation;1, (6), 12/2015 - LC.1
Publisher(s): University of Zadar
First Indexed: 2017-11-04 06:34:46 Last Updated: 2017-11-04 06:34:46