Contemporary Literature and the End of the Novel (Hardcover)

Creature, Affect, Form

By P. Vermeulen

Palgrave MacMillan, 9781137414526, 192pp.

Publication Date: January 28, 2015

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This book explores the paradoxical productivity of the idea of the end of the novel in contemporary fiction. It shows how this idea allows some of our most significant twenty-first century writers to re-imagine the ethics and politics of literature and to figure intractable forms of life and affect.

About the Author

Pieter Vermeulen is Assistant Professor of American literature at the University of Leuven, Belgium. He is the author of Romanticism after the Holocaust and the co-editor of, most recently, Institutions of World Literature.