The Critique of Trauma and the Afterlife of the Novel in Tom McCarthy’s Remainder

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleThe Critique of Trauma and the Afterlife of the Novel in Tom McCarthy’s Remainder Author(S)Pieter Vermeulen (Author)
Abstract  In the last few years, Tom Mcarthy has launched a sustained campaign against the pieties of the traditional British novel. His debut novel Remainder sets out to debunk the conventions of trauma fiction, that, despite its emphasis on fragmentation, repetition, and temporal dislocation, often continues to rely on the conventions of psychological realism. ...Paginationp 549-568
SubjectLiteratureDescriptorsEnglish fiction
Journal TitleModern Fiction Studies  
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