Graulund, Rune (2006) Text and paratext in Mark Z. Danielewski’s House of Leaves. Word and Image, 22 (4). pp. 379-389.Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
Mark Z. Danielewski's House of Leaves has succeeded in placing itself between the two traditionally incompatible genres of the avant-garde and the popular, this largely due to Danielewski’s use of literary experimentation that should have placed it at arms length from popular culture. What is so interesting about House of Leaves is thus the tension between text and paratext, authenticity and fiction, and the structure through which all of these themes are presented. That is, in the concept of the ever present ‘house’ as tale and, most importantly, as an intensely visual text.
|Keywords:||House of Leaves, Danielewski, Language and Literature, Linguistics and Language, Language and Linguistics, Visual Arts and Performing Arts, Literature and Literary Theory|
|Subjects:||Language and Literature|
|Department:||Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Humanities > English|
|Depositing user:||Pure Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||15 Feb 2012 09:36|
|Last modified:||05 May 2016 00:19|