Postmodern Short Fiction in America
Lecture no. 21 from the course: Great American Short Stories: A Guide for Writers and Readers
Taught by Professor Jennifer Cognard-Black | 34 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses
While the postmodern era is hard to define, the features of postmodern fiction are rooted in artifice and hyperawareness. Consider how the “meta-experience” of postmodernism is created by going against the traditional ideas of immersion and author invisibility, and investigate how different authors accomplish this tricky balancing act.