The Language of Fiction in a World of Pain: Reading Politics as Paradox

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This book offers new and provocative readings of Milan Kundera's Book of Laughter and Forgetting, J. M. Coetzee's Waiting for the Barbarians and Life and Times of Michael K, selected short fiction of Nadine Gordimer and Grace Paley, Ibuse Masuji's Black Rain, John Hawkes's Travesty, and others.

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