While critics acquire round the query of what comes "after postmodernism," this e-book asks whatever varied approximately fresh American fiction: what if we're seeing now not the top of postmodernism yet its belated good fortune? Succeeding Postmodernism examines how novels via DeLillo, Wallace, Danielewski, Foer and others conceptualize threats to members and groups posed by means of a poststructural tradition of mediation and simulation, and attainable methods of resisting the disaffected solipsism bred by means of that tradition. finally it reveals that twenty-first century American fiction units apart the postmodern challenge of the way language does or doesn't suggest which will increase the reassuringly unfashionable query of what it might and does suggest: it unearths that novels at the present time supply language as approach to the matter of language. therefore it indicates a brand new method of analyzing "antihumanist" overdue postmodern fiction, and a framework for realizing postmodern and twenty-first century fiction as partaking in a protracted and newly enlivened culture of humanism and realism in literature.
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