Palahniuk's tyranny of language and ontological minimalism

Hourigan, Daniel (2010) Palahniuk's tyranny of language and ontological minimalism. Kritike, 4 (2). pp. 26-32.

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Abstract

An essay is presented on the book 'Diary' by Chuck Palahniuk is presented. It provides an analysis on the violence of language and civilization depicted in the novel. Palahniuk has used the narrative style in portraying the scenarios of the domestic terrorism using the Minimalist aesthetic. An overview of the story is given.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: © 2010 Daniel Hourigan. All scholarly materials published by KRITIKE are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. It may be reproduced in whole or in part for the purposes of study, research, or review, but is subject to the inclusion of an acknowledgment of the source.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Arts - Department of Humanities and International Studies
Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2014 23:44
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2015 01:54
Uncontrolled Keywords: Diary; Chuck Palahniuk; narrative inquiry (research method); domestic terrorism
Fields of Research : 20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2005 Literary Studies > 200526 Stylistics and Textual Analysis
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2005 Literary Studies > 200525 Literary Theory
22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2203 Philosophy > 220309 Metaphysics
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/25920

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