Palahniuk's tyranny of language and ontological minimalism

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

ERA Journal ID201214
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AuthorHourigan, Daniel
Journal TitleKritike
Journal Citation4 (2), pp. 26-32
Number of Pages7
Year2010
Place of PublicationManila, Philippines
ISSN1908-7330
Web Address (URL)http://www.kritike.org/journal/issue_8/hourigan_december2010.pdf
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.

KeywordsDiary; Chuck Palahniuk; narrative inquiry (research method); domestic terrorism
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020470530. Stylistics and textual analysis
470514. Literary theory
500309. Metaphysics
Byline AffiliationsGriffith University
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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