History, Postmodernism and Fiction: A Reading of Three Novels Thomas Pynchon’s V., W.G. Sebald’s Austerlitz, and Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Remains of the Day

by Neiertz Stéphanie

This ‘travail de candidature’ (TC) aims to argue that the narrativization of official historical records moves history closer to the realm of fiction. Historical accounts may not always be as objective and as coherent as the plot-structure makes them seem. Problems of whose truth is represented, of what is omitted, and of unreliable memory, must be considered. Hence, the argument centres upon the fact that the narrativization of official historical records moves history closer to...
mercredi 7 août 2019/Number of views (366)/Comments (0)/
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