The Edinburgh Companion to Don Delillo and the Arts (Hardcover)

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The Edinburgh Companion to Don Delillo and the Arts (Hardcover)

By Catherine Gander (Editor)


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The Edinburgh Companion to Don DeLillo and the Arts is the first book to provide a comprehensive study of Don DeLillo's career-long engagements with the visual, literary, digital and televisual, performing, filmic, and spatial arts. Gathering original essays from a diverse range of international contributors, including established voices in DeLillo criticism and emerging experts, the volume forges new paths in the study of one of the greatest authors of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

Beginning with a section dedicated to experiential and political aesthetics in DeLillo's work, the Companion offers new perspectives on the forms and functions of the arts across DeLillo's entire oeuvre--from his first novel Americana, through his plays, essays, short stories, to his latest novel, The Silence. This exciting Companion is a genuine intervention in DeLillo scholarship by offering an interdisciplinary examination of his work across forms, media, method, and theory.

Catherine Gander is Associate Professor of American Literature at Maynooth University, Ireland. She is author of several journal articles and chapters on Don DeLillo, American poetry and the interarts. She is the author of Muriel Rukeyser and Documentary: The Poetics of Connection (EUP, 2013; winner of the IAAS book award) and Extending the Document: Contemporary Transmedial Poetics (forthcoming). She is co-editor and contributor to Mixed Messages: American Correspondences in Visual and Verbal Practices (2016) as well as editor of special journal issues on Muriel Rukeyser and on the American Imagetext. She is the Chair (2019-) of the Irish Association for American Studies (IAAS).
Product Details ISBN: 9781474499903
ISBN-10: 1474499902
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication Date: September 20th, 2023
Pages: 488
Language: English