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Breaking the Frame

Metalepsis and the Construction of the Subject

Debra Malina

Frontmatter, Acknowledgments, and List of Abbreviations

Introduction
1: “The hope of not making me”: Samuel Beckett and the Construction Compulsion
2: “Sometimes you vanish into a linguistic edifice you have erected” Christine Brooke-Rose and the Postmodern Condition
3: “All the women will have wings”: Angela Carter and the Construction of the Feminist Subject
Coda: Toward a Deconstructive Narratology

Notes
Bibliography
Index

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