Genre: Criticism

Myth and Archive: A Theory of Latin American Narrative

Myth and Archive offers a new theory about the origin and evolution of the Latin American narrative, and about the emergence of the modern novel. Instead of following the traditional categories set up by literary history, Professor Gonzalez Echevarria explores the relationship of the narrative to the language of authority: the law in the colonial period, science in the nin

Books in Criticism

Genre: Criticism

Late Postmodernism: American Fiction at the Millennium

Does the novel have a future? Questions of this kind, which are as old as the novel itself, acquired a fresh urgency at the end of the twentieth-century with the rise of new media and the relegation of literature to the margins of American culture. As a result, anxieties about readership, cultural authority, and literary value have come to preoccupy a second generation of