Tag Archives: postmodernism

Philip Roth: English Major Incarnate

For years, I have been hearing about the wonders of the American author, Philip Roth. It doesn’t help that the literary world has constantly been mumbling about whether he had, in fact, written the great American novel. But I had never really heard anything (either through reviews or my peers) that convinced me I wanted […]

Why I Hate Post-Modernism, Specifically Don DeLillo

Deep in my heart, I’d like to believe that no one truly likes post-modernism. And for those things that somehow slip under that moniker (i.e. Roberto Bolano), it seems that critics just haven’t found a better or more accurate term, but I’ll get to that in a second. Here are some of the reasons I […]