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Mao II

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"Mao II", published in 1991, is Don DeLillo's tenth novel. It was the winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award in 1992. The title is derived from a series of Andy Warhol silkscreen prints depicting Mao Zedong. This book was dedicated to DeLillo's editor, Gordon Lish.

  • language: English Language
  • genres: Fiction, Speculative fiction
  • subject: Literary
  • copyright: 1991
  • released on (24 years ago)
  • award:
    • PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction nomination for Don DeLillo
    • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction nomination for Don DeLillo
    • PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, received by Don DeLillo

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Google previewChronicle of the Pulitzer Prizes for Fiction (2007)

Discussions, Decisions, and Documents by Heinz Dietrich Fischer, Erika J. Fischer

/In the great tradition of American writing extending back to Whitman and Melville, MAO II is an attempt at a visonary politics and an attempt to write an anatomy of our discontent. By concentrating on the fate of a modern American novelist who ...

Google previewCrimes of Art and Terror (2007)

by Frank Lentricchia, Jody McAuliffe

Mao II is a novel of ideas,and at its heart lies the argument that novelists and terrorists play a zero-sum game.In Bill's words:“What terrorists gain, novelists lose . The degree to which they influence mass consciousness is the extent of our ...

Google previewMuse in the Machine (2004)

American Fiction and Mass Publicity by Mark Conroy

Mao II is a polemical reply, in effect, to the work of Andy Warhol, which forms its sinister obbligato throughout. Thus in the face of overwhelming postmodern force from the dread world of consumer society and its evil twin of tribalism, DeLillo ...

Google previewFore'n'aft (1907)

Mao II is a converted steam yacht, big and roomy, and equipped with a 60 horsepower six-cylinder Lamb motor. Myosotis is a glass cabin type cruiser, entered in the name of Walton Ferguson, Jr.. and equipped with a Stamford motor . During ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Postmodernist Literature and Theater (2016)

by Fran Mason

Mao II (1991) continues concerns with ...

Google previewDictionary of Literature in English (2002)

by Neil King, Sarah King

MAO II (1991), UNDERwoRLD (1997). denotation: the simplest and most literal meaning of a word, without any further connotation or association . See referential language. denouement: the final unraveling of the plot to the ...

Google previewDictionary of World Biography (2016)

Third edition by Barry Jones

,Mao II, a powerful story of a reclusive intellectual challenged by mass political action (1991), Underworld ...

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