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Paper Empire: William Gaddis and the World System 1st Edition Edition

ISBN-13: 978-0817354060
ISBN-10: 0817354069
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"Paper Empire fills the gap in the scholarly literature on Gaddis. I know of no other monograph or collection of essays that addresses in such a focused way the contexts, especially the systematic contexts, of Gaddis's writing." - Brian McHale, author of The Obligation Toward the Difficult Whole: Postmodernist Long Poems"

About the Author

Joseph Tabbi is author of Cognitive Fictions and Postmodern Sublime: Technology and American Writing from Mailer to Cyberpunk. Rone Shavers is a Ph.D candidate in English at the University of Illinois at Chicago.


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Jeff Bursey is a novelist, short story writer, playwright and literary critic. His reviews and fiction are found in publications in Canada, Britain and the US. Verbatim: A Novel came out in October 2010. His second novel, Mirrors on which dust has fallen, came out in June 2015. His website is

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