Table of contents for The Cambridge introduction to postmodern fiction / Bran Nicol.


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Preface: reading postmodern fiction; 1. Postmodern fiction: theory and practice; 2. Early postmodern fiction: Beckett, Borges, and Burroughs; 3. 1960s and 1970s US metafiction: Coover, Barth, Nabokov, Vonnegut, Pynchon; 4. The postmodern historical novel: Fowles, Barnes, Swift; 5. Postmodern-postcolonial fiction; 6. Postmodern fiction by women: Carter, Atwood, Acker; 7. Two postmodern genres: cyberpunk and 'metaphysical' detective fiction; 8. Fiction of the 'postmodern condition': Ballard, DeLillo, Ellis; Bibliography; Index.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Postmodernism (Literature)