Notes on Metafiction

88 Pages Posted: 16 Apr 2014

Date Written: 1991

Abstract

This paper consists in lecture notes and materials for a postgraduate course on metafiction at the University of Zaragoza (1991). Contents include:

1. Introduction; 2. Reflexivity and Metafiction: Some Related Concepts; 3. The Reflexive Novel; 4. Reflexive Devices in Fiction; 5. Theory of Reflexive Fiction; 6. Metafiction as Thought; 7. Postmodernism and Reflexivity, appendixes and a bibliography of criticism on metafiction up to 1990.

Keywords: Metafiction, Literature, Experimental fiction, Narratology, Literary theory, Literary criticism, Postmodernist literature

Suggested Citation

Garcia Landa, Jose Angel, Notes on Metafiction (1991). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2425095 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2425095

Jose Angel Garcia Landa (Contact Author)

Universidad de Zaragoza ( email )

Gran Via 2
Zaragoza, 50005
Spain

HOME PAGE: http://www.garcialanda.net

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