Comic Sense: Reading Robert Coover, Stanley Elkin, Philip Roth - Thomas Pughe

Comic Sense: Reading Robert Coover, Stanley Elkin, Philip Roth

Thomas Pughe

Book Summary

The idea for this study came to me in the course of my reading of innova tive US-American! fiction of the last three decades. I observed that much of it is cast in the comic mode - or, more precisely, that there seems to be in contemporary fiction an affinity between innovation and the comic and that this affinity, furthermore, appears to be characteristic of postmo de

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