Proposals are now being accepted for the American Metafiction: Post 1945 Area. Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations,but topics not included here are also welcome. Graduate students are encouraged to apply!
Role of popular culture in metafiction
Influence of metafiction on postmodern art, literature, and theory
Influence of modernism on metafiction
The politics of metafiction
Historical connections and cultural critique in metafiction: Vietnam, media, etc
Similarities or comparisons between visual art or film and metafiction
Papers on the novels of Donald Barthelme, William Gass, John Barth, David Markson, Thomas Pynchon, Robert Coover, as well as recent metafictionalists
Any theoretical approaches are welcome
And much more...
The 2004 National Meeting of the PCA/ACA will be held in San Antonio, Texas, at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel. Further details regarding the conference can be found at the website below.
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