Tag » Don DeLillo

“Writing is a form of personal freedom. It frees us from the mass identity we see in the making all around us. In the end, writers will write not to be outlaw heroes of some underculture nut mainly to save themselves, to survive as individuals.” … 15 altre parole

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Selections from One-Star Amazon Reviews of Don DeLillo's White Noise

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UGH

rubbish

chubby wife

Verble sparing

Love the cover

nothing happens

frequently witless

watching paint dry

orgasmic experiences

Barak Hussein Obama

supremely unamusing… 319 altre parole

Art

Everything

I’ve been (slowly) working on a longer piece of fiction that I’ve mentioned here before, called Wolf Dream. It’s about a 19-year old woman in 1989 who meets a group of wolf shapeshifters in her small New England town and becomes enmeshed in their world. 412 altre parole

Writing

New publication: Ghost Writing in Contemporary American Fiction

Ghost Writing in Contemporary American Fiction by Dr David Coughlan of the School of Culture and Communication has just been published by Palgrave Macmillan.

The book is about the appearance of the spectre in American twentieth and twenty-first-century fiction. 189 altre parole

Culture & Communication

WHITE NOISE - Don DeLillo (1985)

White Noise is a famous novel. It’s one of the prime examples of postmodern literature, and it’s the book that made Don DeLillo big. It won the National Book Award for Fiction in 1985 – Ursula Le Guin’s… 981 altre parole

Reviews

Non 1001 Book Review: Zero K Don DeLillo

Don DeLillo has several books on the 1001 list and a few of us predicted that his latest book would make the Man Booker longlist. One of our contributors hated the book and another contributor loved it. 593 altre parole

Books

Don DeLillo: Zero K

Don DeLillo is concerned with language.  He is constantly separating the word from the very object, the label from the thing itself.  Zero K reads like a long, dense poem that contemplates not only language and its abilities, as any good poem should, but the world’s movement into the realms of what was once science fiction.  717 altre parole

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