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Reconfiguring the classic narrative of pulp fiction

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Date Issued:
2011
Summary:
This project considers four writers that have used postmodern narrative strategies to reconfigure classic pulp science fiction tropes. The primary texts are Catherine L. Moore's "Shambleau," Eleanor Arnason's "The Warlord of Saturn's Moons", Robert Heinlein's "The Rolling Stones", and Margaret Atwood's "The Blind Assassin". Each experiments with narrative voices or uses a story-within-a-story structure. These strategies enable the authors to engage and comment on the process of how traditional tropes and narratives are brought into a new context through appropriation and reconstruction.
Title: Reconfiguring the classic narrative of pulp fiction.
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Name(s): Gray, Alexandria S.
Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters
Department of English
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Electronic Thesis Or Dissertation
Date Issued: 2011
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University
Physical Form: electronic
Extent: v, 66 p. .
Language(s): English
Summary: This project considers four writers that have used postmodern narrative strategies to reconfigure classic pulp science fiction tropes. The primary texts are Catherine L. Moore's "Shambleau," Eleanor Arnason's "The Warlord of Saturn's Moons", Robert Heinlein's "The Rolling Stones", and Margaret Atwood's "The Blind Assassin". Each experiments with narrative voices or uses a story-within-a-story structure. These strategies enable the authors to engage and comment on the process of how traditional tropes and narratives are brought into a new context through appropriation and reconstruction.
Identifier: 773812291 (oclc), 3332251 (digitool), FADT3332251 (IID), fau:3774 (fedora)
Note(s): by Alexandria S. Gray.
Thesis (M.A.)--Florida Atlantic University, 2011.
Includes bibliography.
Electronic reproduction. Boca Raton, Fla., 2011. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject(s): Moore, C.L. (Catherine Lucile), 1911-1987
Arnason, Eleanor
Heinlein, Robert A. (Robert Anson), 1907-1987
Atwood, Margaret, 1939-
Pulp literature -- United States -- 20th century -- Criticism and interpretation
Popular literature -- United States -- 20th century -- Criticism and interpretation
Postmodernism (Literature)
Feminism and literature
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Owner Institution: FAU