“Diagetic, dialogic, hegemonic” — David Markson Weighs in on Contemporary Literary Criticism

by Biblioklept

Diagetic, dialogic, hegemonic. Privilege, as a verb. Foreground, as a verb. Valorize. Praxis, Simulacra. Metafiction. Logocentrism. Phallocentrism. Discourse. Signifier/signified.

Aporia.

Late capitalism. Gynophobia.

Text.

None of the above.

From David Markson’s novel Reader’s Block.

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2 Comments to ““Diagetic, dialogic, hegemonic” — David Markson Weighs in on Contemporary Literary Criticism”

  1. Made me laugh aloud. I am guilty of most of these, of course.

  2. It’s only as contemporary as contemporary can be considering Markson died a couple years ago and (eerily) almost to the day

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