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THE AFTERMODE. SIGNIFICANT CHOICES IN CONTEMPORARY BRITISH FICTION
- Autor: Lidia VIANU
- An aparitie: 2010
- Numar de pagini: 358
- Format: A5
- ISBN: 978-973-737-825-5
Modernism may have done more harm that good when it challenged the previous nineteen centuries. After-Modernists are taking a log time to recover from Modernism, and they still live with the nostalgia of the disease. Contemporary novelists are struggling to produce the bestseller of the millennium and live on royalties from the book and the film for ever and ever. Harry Potter is a sad example. Kazuo Ishiguro, on the other hand, produces bestsellers which are impeccable novels, too. I should like to think that all the work that went into the writing of literature over the centuries, the excitement of reading it, will survive. I hope that a time will come when the AfterMode of literature finds a new beginning. Right now, it looks like a conclusion to a history of fiction that only connoisseurs will read…
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