Historiographic Metafiction. Parody and the Intertextuality of History LINDA HUTCHEON Il y a plus affaire à interpreter les interpretations qu’a interpreter les . Linda Hutcheon’s ¡” “Historiographic Metafiction: ‘The Pastime of Past time'” from Hutcheon, Linda. A Poetics of Postmoderni. 1 HISTORIOGRAPHIC METAFICTION: “THE PASTIME OF PAST TIME” (A POETICS OF POSTMODERNISM) Linda Hutcheon She is a Canadian academic .

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The Purpose of Metafiction Proponents believe that the metafictional novel gains significance beyond its fictional realms by outwardly projecting its inner self-reflective tendencies.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Historilgraphic illustration from metfaiction printing of Moby Dick, one of the renowned American sea novels Nautical fiction, frequently also naval fiction, sea fiction, naval adventure fiction or maritime fiction, is a genre of literature with a setting on or near the sea, that focuses on the human relationship to the sea and sea voyages and highlights nautical culture in these environments.

Views Read Edit View history. The story is told out of sequence, moving back and forth between the severely burned “English” patient’s memories from before libda accident and current events at the bomb-damaged Villa San Girolamo, an Italian monastery, where he is being cared fo In a career spanning over 50 years, Vonnegut published 14 novels, three short story collections, five plays, and five works of non-fiction. The author of experimental prose, mixing elements of conventional narratives with autofiction, textuality, intertextuality and, in meatfiction cases, fantasy, he placed his work at the meeting point between Postmodernism and a minimalist form of Neorealism.


The narrative takes place between the Chicago World’s Fair and the time immediately following World War I mwtafiction features more than a hundred characters spread across the United States, Europe, Mexico, Central Asia, and “one or two places not strictly speaking on the map at all,” according to the book jacket blurb written by Pynchon. Patricia Waugh identifies three types of contemporary metafiction.

Perhaps as relevant is a passage i Historiographic metafiction is a term coined by Canadian literary theorist Linda Hutcheon in the late s.

Janice Galloway Web Archive. This site uses cookies. Tony 10 hutchepn ago Reply. When describing nautical fiction, scholars most frequently refer to novels, novellas, and short stories, sometimes under the name of sea novels or sea stories. Canadian feminists Revolvy Brain revolvybrain.

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It was his third published novel, after The Collector and The Magus Attempting to defend twentieth century metafiction, theorists link metafictional technique to older literary works. Member feedback about Metahistorical romance: At Princeton University he is both the Howard G. However, works considered postmodern tend to engage with various modes of critical theory, particularly reader-response and deconstructionist approaches, as well as ways of subverting the implicit contract between author, text and reader.

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The Goosebumps series of children’s horror fiction, penned by R. Like its predecessors, Against the Day is an example of historiographic metafiction or metahistorical romance.

There is evidence of war, and Ross is s Within the second type, she includes works that present a parody on a specific work or fictional mode.

Member feedback about in literature: University of Freiburg alumni Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. The Passion is a novel by British novelist Jeannette Winterson. Early in the story Yusuf is pawned in exchange for his father’s historiogeaphic debt to Aziz and must work as an unpaid servant for the merchant. By seeking to represent both actual historical events from World War Two while, at the same time, problematizing the very notion of doing exactly that, Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five features a metafictional, ” Janus-headed ” perspective.


William Shakespeare’s Pericles, Prince of Tyre c. They are implicit amalgamations of fact and myth. Metafiction Historiography Literary criticism.

Historiographic metafiction

For ten years he taught as associate and then full professor at the University of Idaho; for two he directed the University of Idaho’s M. According to Hutcheon, in “A Poetics of Postmodernism”, works of historiographic metafiction are “those well-known and popular novels which are both intensely self-reflexive and yet paradoxically also lay claim to historical events and personages”.

After his doctorate in American literature he started a postdoctoral qualification which he finished in I find myself returning back to old themes, old interests.

Member feedback about Possession Byatt novel: She divides metafiction according to its use of three common allegorical plot devices.

Metafiction is self-conscious about language, literary form, storytelling, and directly or indirectly draw attention to their status as artifacts.

She is particularly known for her influential theories of postmodernism.