Colloques & Conferences de l'Universite Lyon 2, "Rewriting / Reprising" - La reprise en litterature

Accept the Illusion: Recollection and Reprise in Going Down by David Markson

mathieu duplay

Dernière modification: 2007-07-02


Accept the illusion. Night. Mexico. The immense, rife stillness of a village in the Mitclan hills?? (Going Down 1) The arresting first words of Going Down (1970), David Markson's first ?serious? novel, sound as if uttered in the commanding voice of an expert story-teller determined to subjugate an unruly audience; but while the tone is peremptory enough, the precise nature of the invitation remains somewhat obscure.

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