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The search for a political aesthetic in the fiction of Don DeLillo

  title={The search for a political aesthetic in the fiction of Don DeLillo},
  author={A. Longmuir},
This thesis charts the search for an effective political aesthetic in the fiction of Don DeLillo. It examines all twelve of DeLillo's novels from Americana (1971) to The Body Artist (2001). It argues DeLillo is one of the most important contemporary American writers, precisely because his fiction takes on a culture, that of the United States of America, and engages with geopolitics and history. DeLillo has been accused of apoliticism, but on the contrary this thesis demonstrates that the quest… 


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