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Volume-7, Issue-1, Spl. Iss-1  ( Feb, 2019 )
Paper Title
The Fiction within the Fiction- Study of "Poets and the Animals" and "In Danger": The Metafictionality in Elizabeth Costello, by J. M. Coetzee and Fame, by Daniel Kehlmann
Author Name
Carla Luciane Klos Schoninger
Student in the Postgraduate Program in Letters- Literary Studies - Critical Theory and Comparatism – Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul- UFRGS. Professor at the Farroupilha Federal Institute, Panambi Campus.
This article presents a research on two chapters: "In danger" of the novel Fame: a novel in nine stories, by Daniel Kehlmann (2011) and "The poets and the animals" of Elizabeth Costello by J. M. Coetzee (2004). The center of the investigation are the characters writers portrayed in both the works and chapters. In the course of the fictions, we can see the strong metafictional component, reflections on the literary work, as well as the writers' movements in this professional trajectory. For this, theoretical studies by Zygmund Baumann, on the liquid context, Ottmar Ette, regarding the displacements and the multilogical in the literature, Zênia de Faria, who presents an outlook around the metafiction concept and Viegas, on the "Return of the author" in the fictional landscapes. Keywords - Metafiction. Fame. Elizabeth Costello. Displacements.
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