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The Broken Novel

By posted at 10:00 am on July 18, 2013 1

Literary fiction is falling apart, but it might be for the best, Ted Gioia writes. In his essay, he explores the history of the fragmented novel (or the polyphonic novel as we’ve written about before) from Winesburg, Ohio to A Visit From the Goon Squad and fittingly, he does it in fragments.

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One Response to “The Broken Novel”

  1. Simon Lavery
    at 11:10 am on July 29, 2013

    Fascinating, stimulating piece. Useful links to TG’s work on other sites, all worth following up (Conceptual Fiction, etc.)

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