Aggressive fictions : reading the contemporary American novel /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Hume, Kathryn, 1945-
Format: Book
Published: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2012.
Table of Contents:
  • The author-reader contract
  • The narrative speed in contemporary fiction
  • Modalities of complaint
  • Conjugations of the grotesque
  • Violence
  • Attacking the reader's ontological assumptions
  • Why read aggressive fictions?