Reconfiguring the Male: Masculinities beyond Capitalism in Paul Auster’s Sunset Park

@inproceedings{Cuenca2014ReconfiguringTM,
  title={Reconfiguring the Male: Masculinities beyond Capitalism in Paul Auster’s Sunset Park},
  author={Merc{\'e} Cuenca},
  year={2014}
}
Paul Auster’s Sunset Park, published in 2010, has been defined by the literary press as a conscious exercise in “credit crunch fiction” (Lawson) that is, as a textual attempt to represent how the failure of capitalism in the West has affected citizens. This failure has occasioned a crisis that can hardly be considered only economic; it is also political, ideological, and, perhaps, even spiritual. A quick online search reveals that, on the whole, the reviewers of Auster’s latest novel do not… CONTINUE READING