Posts Tagged 'Jonathan Safran Foer'

American author whose novels challenge the conception of seemingly postmodern narrative styles. Also, one of the few authors who takes a reconcillatory approach towards the potrayal of the Holocaust in literature.

Illuminating language (II)

Illuminating language (II)

  In literary reviews ‘Everything is illuminated’ by Jonathan Safran Foer is often praised for its richness in tone and genre. It is both ironic and serious and it shows multiple elements

Illuminating Language

Illuminating Language

Foer’s novel ‘Everything is illuminated’ can easily be seen as your typical postmodern novel. It consists of three text forms: the narrative itself, a one-sided letter correspondence, and a kind of magical

The wondrous post of Anis Shivani

The wondrous post of Anis Shivani

Anis Shivani. Very keen critic or very angry (or disappointed, or hurt, or ‘misunderstood’) author? You decide. At least his damning critique of pomo writing is very, very funny. Read for example what he has to say about celebrated poet John Ashbery: