Contemporary Fiction and the Ethics of Modern Culture

  • Authors
  • Jeffrey Karnicky

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Jeffrey Karnicky
    Pages 1-26
  3. Jeffrey Karnicky
    Pages 63-89
  4. Jeffrey Karnicky
    Pages 91-123
  5. Jeffrey Karnicky
    Pages 163-172
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 173-185

About this book


This book argues for the ethical relevancy of contemporary fiction at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Through reading novels by such writers as David Foster Wallace, Richard Powers, and Irvine Welsh, this book looks at how these works seek to transform the ways that readers live in the world.


culture fiction novel

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