Reading Chuck Palahniuk American Monsters and Literary Mayhem

by Cynthia (Metropolitan State College, USA) Kuhn

Part of the Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature Series

Reading Chuck Palahniuk American Monsters and Literary Mayhem Synopsis

Reading Chuck Palahniuk examines how the author pushes through a variety of boundaries to shape fiction and to question American identity in powerful and important ways. Palahniuk's innovative stylistic accomplishments and notoriously disturbing subject matters invite close analysis, and the new essays in this collection offer fascinating insights about Palahniuk's texts, contexts, contributions, and controversies. Addressing novels from Fight Club through Snuff, as well as his nonfiction, this volume will be valuable to anyone with a serious interest in contemporary literature.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780415998109
Publication date: 16th October 2009
Author: Cynthia (Metropolitan State College, USA) Kuhn
Publisher: Routledge an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 232 pages
Categories: Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers, Literary studies: from c 1900 -,

About Cynthia (Metropolitan State College, USA) Kuhn

Cynthia Kuhn is Associate Professor of English at Metropolitan State College. Lance Rubin is Associate Professor and Humanities Chair at Arapahoe Community College.

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