Re: RARA-AVIS: Nag, Nag, Nag Noir

From: jacquesdebierue (
Date: 22 Jul 2009

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    --- In, "Allan Guthrie" <allan@...> wrote:

    > Well said. All narratives are explorations in hyperreality. We can suspend
    > our disbelief, or we can accept the fact. Realism has been dominant in
    > fiction for some time, but I'd hate to think that there's no room for
    > anything else. Especially since I've not got much of a handle on realism. Or
    > reality, come to that.

    How do you do justice, today, to Detroit in its present state? You could use realism but you could also do a postmodern take on it, ironic and even absurdist. Such a treatment might be more effective than a realistic portrayal of this destroyed city and the life in it.



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