Articles tagged nathanael west

The Screwball World of Nathanael West and Eileen McKenney: A ‘Suspicious’ Literary Biography

Marion Meade's new book begs the question: Are literary biographies necessary? Somewhere in the afterlife, Nathanael West is having a good chuckle.

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10 May 2010 // 6:00 AM

Chuck Palahniuk: Just Shut Up

Postmodern novelist and essayist Chuck Palahniuk is the literary equivalent of a shock jock.

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Exposition Dumps Don't Need Dialogue in 'Virginia'

// Moving Pixels

"Virginia manages to have an exposition dump without wordy exposition.

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