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LINDA HUTCHEON HISTORIOGRAPHIC METAFICTION PDF

Historiographic Metafiction. Parody and the Intertextuality of History LINDA HUTCHEON Il y a plus affaire à interpreter les interpretations qu’a interpreter les . Linda Hutcheon’s ¡” “Historiographic Metafiction: ‘The Pastime of Past time'” from Hutcheon, Linda. A Poetics of Postmoderni. 1 HISTORIOGRAPHIC METAFICTION: “THE PASTIME OF PAST TIME” (A POETICS OF POSTMODERNISM) Linda Hutcheon She is a Canadian academic .

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Although implicit in many other types of fictional works, self-reflexivity often becomes the dominant subject of postmodern fiction.

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InWilliam H. Explicit use of metafictional technique, as Waugh describes it, stems from modernist questioning of consciousness and reality.

Historiograpgic following terms are often used to describe contemporary metafiction: Attempting to defend twentieth century metafiction, theorists link metafictional technique to older literary works. Other theorists often employ the same double definition of metafiction, which makes it difficult to know whether the definition refers to contemporary metafiction or to all works containing self-reflexivity.

See Mimicry, Ambivalence and Hybridity. Despite the differences between their definitions, most theorists agree that metafiction cannot be classified as a genre nor as the definitive mode of postmodern fiction. Patricia Waugh identifies three types of contemporary metafiction. Within the second type, she includes works that present a parody on a specific work or fictional mode.

The third type includes works that are less overtly metafictional. Ommundeson also makes efforts to differentiate between aspects presenting metafiction. She divides metafiction according to its use of three common allegorical plot devices.

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The first plot allegory is use of a sexual act as a metaphor for creating fiction. The third common allegory she cites is the use of game structures to represent codes of fictional systems. Some contemporary metafiction can also be called surfiction, antifiction, fabulation, neo-baroquefiction, post-modernist fiction, introverted novel, irrealism, hutchson the self-begetting novel Waugh Hugcheon characteristics of metafiction vary as widely as the spectrum of technique used within them, a pattern of several common traits can be traced.

Historiographic metafiction

These techniques often appear in combination, but also can appear singularly. Metafiction often employs intertextual references and allusions by: Authors of metafiction often violate narrative levels by: Metafiction also uses unconventional and experimental techniques by: Proponents believe that the metafictional novel gains significance beyond its fictional realms by outwardly projecting its inner self-reflective tendencies.

Ironically, it becomes ketafiction by not pretending to be real. Waugh further states that:.

The earliest histories contain fictional elements. They are implicit amalgamations of fact and myth. Historiographic metafictions bridge the historiogarphic between historical and fictional works by recombining the two genres. See also Postcolonial Novel. Can someone please remind the author and the many readers of this essay about Tristram Shandy hiwtoriographic Thomas Sterne and the impact this had upon eigtheenth century writers and readers!

Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Introduction Although implicit in many other types of fictional works, self-reflexivity often becomes the dominant subject of postmodern fiction.

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See Magical RealismBooker PrizeNobel Prize Attempting to defend twentieth century metafiction, theorists link metafictional technique to older literary works.

See Mimicry, Ambivalence and Hybridity Despite the differences between their definitions, most theorists agree that metafiction cannot be classified as a genre nor as the historiofraphic mode of postmodern fiction.

Spectrum of Metafictional Technique Patricia Waugh identifies three types of contemporary metafiction. See Language Ommundeson also makes efforts to differentiate between aspects presenting metafiction. Characteristics Although characteristics of metafiction vary as widely as the spectrum of technique used within them, a pattern of several common traits can be traced. Hutcheno Purpose of Metafiction Proponents believe that the metafictional novel gains significance beyond its fictional realms by outwardly projecting its inner self-reflective tendencies.

Waugh further states that: Fiction, History, Historiogrxphic Metafiction. Reflexivity in Contemporary Texts. The Theory and Practice of Self-conscious Fiction. Selected Bibliography Barth, John. Victoria Orlowski, Spring Last edited: Oral Histories May 2, Glissant, Edouard November 4, Mies, Maria August 9, Tony 10 months ago Reply.

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