List of postmodern novels

Some well known postmodern novels in chronological order:

Early postmodern novelsEdit

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  56. ^ Genre Theory and Historical Change: Theoretical Essays of Ralph Cohen on JSTOR
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  58. ^ Postmodern Parallels and Paradoxes: Sterne's "Tristram Shandy" and Rushdie's "Midnight's Children" on JSTOR
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  63. ^ Quabeck, Franziska (2018). "'A Kind of Shadow': Mirror Images and Alter Egos in Zadie Smith's Swing Time". Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik. 66 (4): 461–477. doi:10.1515/zaa-2018-0038. S2CID 165779639.
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  69. ^ László Krasznahorkai's Catastrophic Harmonies|Boston Review
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  76. ^ Shi, Flair Donglai (2015). "Post-colonialism in Post-modernism: A Comparative Characterology of J.M.Coetzee's Foe as an Appropriation of Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe". Subalternspeak: Journal of Postcolonial Studies. 4 (1): 87–98.
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  79. ^ 'Bonfire of the vanities': on fashion, folly and the futility of war - Oxford House Research
  80. ^ Lee Harvey Oswald and the Postmodern Subject: History and Intertextuality in Don DeLillo's "Libra, The Names", and "Mao II" on JSTOR
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  82. ^ Foucalt's Pendulum by Umberto Eco - Postmodern Mystery
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  85. ^ "The Black Book by Orhan Pamuk".
  86. ^ Cowart, David (1990). "Attenuated Postmodernism: Pynchon's Vineland". Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction. 32 (2): 67–76. doi:10.1080/00111619.1990.9933800.
  87. ^ "Gao Xingjian's Soul Mountain: The making of the Eurasian post-modern self. - Free Online Library".
  88. ^ Postmodern Worldview - Brac University
  89. ^ American Psycho: A Post-Modern Horror|The Artifice
  90. ^ Finney, Brian (2006). "Martin Amis's Time's Arrow and the Postmodern Sublime". Martin Amis: Postmodernism and Beyond. pp. 101–116. doi:10.1057/9780230598478_8. ISBN 978-1-349-28391-0.
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  96. ^ "Snow Crash: An Analysis of Postmodern Identities in Cyberpunk". Navigating Cybercultures. Brill. 2013. pp. 103–111. doi:10.1163/9781848881631_011. ISBN 9781848881631.
  97. ^ Writing the Yugoslav Wars: Literature, Postmodernism, and the Ethics of Representation on JSTOR
  98. ^ Peter Ackroyd's "The House of Doctor" Dee and the Antinomies of Postmodern Historical Fiction on JSTOR
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  100. ^ Kucharzewski, Jan (2008). "'From Language to Life is Just Four Letters': Self-Referentiality vs. The Reference of Self in Richard Powers's "Galatea 2.2"". Amerikastudien / American Studies. 53 (2): 171–187. JSTOR 41158372.
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  103. ^ "Blindness".
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  105. ^ "(Re)Constructing the Past in George Saunders' "CivilWarLand in Bad Decline" ⋆ U.S. Studies Online". 24 February 2021.
  106. ^ Anders (2021). "Primeval and Other Times by Olga Tokarczuk: The "Tender Narrator" and the Perils of Myth". The Polish Review. 66 (2): 105–117. doi:10.5406/polishreview.66.2.0105. JSTOR 10.5406/polishreview.66.2.0105. S2CID 236733507.
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  108. ^ The Multiple Worlds of Pynchon's 'Mason & Dixon': Eighteenth-Century Contexts, Postmodern Observations on JSTOR
  109. ^ Heteroglossic Sprees and Murderous Viewpoints in Orhan Pamuk's "My Name Is Red" on JSTOR
  110. ^ Love The Savage Detectives? Here's 6 More Characters Looking for Authors|The New York Public Library
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  112. ^ A Place that is Other: Ethos of Groundlessness in Rushdie's "The Ground Beneath Her Feet" on JSTOR
  113. ^ Sean Grattan (2017). "I Think We're Alone Now: Solitude and the Utopian Subject in Colson Whitehead's The Intuitionist". Cultural Critique. 96: 126–153. doi:10.5749/culturalcritique.96.2017.0126. JSTOR 10.5749/culturalcritique.96.2017.0126.
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  117. ^ Fathers, Sons, Brothers, Lovers: Masculine Mourning in Michael Chabon's The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay - UQ eSpace
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  119. ^ EMPTY CONSTRUCTS on JSTOR
  120. ^ Schulenburg, Chris T. (2004). "A CULTURAL BATTLE WITH THE CENTER: JOSÉ SARAMAGO's "THE CAVE" AND GLOBALIZATION". Romance Notes. 44 (3): 283–291. JSTOR 43802300.
  121. ^ Mushtanova, O. Yu. (2015). "Interpretation of Historical Facts in Modern Italian Literature by the Example of Umberto Eco's Novel "Baudolino"". Mgimo Review of International Relations. 1 (40): 251–256. doi:10.24833/2071-8160-2015-1-40-251-256.
  122. ^ Writing ‘Her-story’: A Postmodern approach to History in Margaret Atwood's The Blind Assassin. - Academia.edu
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  124. ^ "You Shall Know Our Velocity by Dave Eggers". Independent.co.uk. 22 February 2003.
  125. ^ "A parable of identity, morality".
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  127. ^ "Anatolian Arabesques". The New Yorker. 23 August 2004.
  128. ^ Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami - Postmodern Mystery
  129. ^ Postmodern Space Revisited: Hypertextuality and Materiality in the Selected Novels of Mark Z. Danielewski, Steve Tomasula, and Lance Olsen
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  133. ^ Hrubes, Martina (9 July 2008). Postmodernist Intertextuality in David Mitchell's Cloud Atlas. ISBN 9783640098750.
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  135. ^ Dooley, Gillian Mary (11 November 2005). ""Slow Man" by J.M. Coetzee. [review]". {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  136. ^ JPod by Douglas Coupland|The Independent
  137. ^ Fu, Mengxing (2018). "Fantastic Time as Para-History: Spectrality and Historical Justice in Mo Yan's Life and Death Are Wearing Me Out". Comparative Literature: East & West. 2 (2): 73–87. doi:10.1080/25723618.2018.1543069. S2CID 192388098.
  138. ^ "In Persuasion Nation".
  139. ^ Against the Day.
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  142. ^ "Richard Powers' Generosity: An Enhancement". 28 September 2009.
  143. ^ 1Q84, By Haruki Murakami|The Independent
  144. ^ "Swamplandia! By Karen Russell - review". TheGuardian.com. 8 April 2011.
  145. ^ Best of the Decade: EW's top 10 fiction books of the 2010s|EW.com
  146. ^ Kirpichnikova, Anna (2018). "The Linguistic Singularity of the Novel the Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes". The Journal of Social Sciences Research: 556–558:1.
  147. ^ REVIEW: The Angel Esmeralda by Don DeLillo - Electric Literature
  148. ^ "Asian American Elements in Ken Liu's 'Paper Menagerie' | Cram".
  149. ^ (PDF) Jamesonian Interpretation of Post Postmodernism: David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest and The Pale King
  150. ^ Project MUSE - Coding the Grail: Ready Player One’s Arthurian Mash-Up
  151. ^ Radchenko, Simon (2020). "Bleeding Edge of Postmodernism: Metamodern Writing in the Novel by Thomas Pynchon". Interlitteraria 24(2). 24 (2): 495–502. doi:10.12697/IL.2019.24.2.17. S2CID 210962145.
  152. ^ Santi, Angelica. "A Brief History of Seven Killings Seminar on postmodernism and literature". {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  153. ^ The ‘Chinese Dream’ turns into a zombie-like nightmare in Yan Lianke’s ‘The Day The Sun Died’ - Los Angeles Times
  154. ^ Los Angeles Times review
  155. ^ Quabeck, Franziska (2018). "'A Kind of Shadow': Mirror Images and Alter Egos in Zadie Smith's Swing Time". Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik. 66 (4): 461–477. doi:10.1515/zaa-2018-0038. S2CID 165779639.
  156. ^ AMST 272 American Postmodern Fiction 2019-20 —Catalog
  157. ^ "Moonglow by Michael Chabon".
  158. ^ "How Paul Auster's Lengthy '4 3 2 1' Reimagined the Social Protest Novel". 13 February 2017.
  159. ^ (PDF) A Post Modern Perspective of Murakami’s Killing Commendatore Amidst the Hyper Real Chaos - High Technology Letters
  160. ^ (PDF) Wit(h)nessing Trauma in Han Kang’s The White Book (2016) - Ruby Judd - University of KwaZulu-Natal
  161. ^ Lincoln in the Bardo - Conceptiual Fiction
  162. ^ "'Quichotte' retells 'Don Quixote' for chaotic modern times". Christian Science Monitor. 3 September 2019.
  163. ^ Marlon James’s Black Leopard, Red Wolf is a postmodern fantasy novel that challenges the conventions of storytelling itself — Biblioklept
  164. ^ If Surprise Makes A Great Novel, 'Antkind' Is A Great Novel : NPR
  165. ^ Reinventing Postmodernism: A Review of Charles Yu's "Interior Chinatown" - Vol. 1 Brooklyn
  166. ^ Webby, Janet (26 June 2021). "Otaku Girl (Webnovel Review)". Indie Brag. June 27, 2021
  167. ^ In The Candy House, Jennifer Egan delivers an inventive novel for a digital age - The Conversation

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