You are to write a thesis on postmodern literature. How lucky you are.
This article will help you make your theses on postmodern literature as interesting as possible.
Let us define the term itself. Postmodern literature is the description of some trends in the post World War II literature.
You are to show the collision between the modernist and postmodern literature in your thesis on postmodern literature. You can explain why this literature gains such a popularity among people in your thesis on postmodern literature.
You are also welcome to investigate the notions of postmodern literature terms, such as meta-text, pastiche, irony, playfulness in your thesis on postmodern literature. Besides, you may investigate some creative works of one of the postmodern literature writers in your thesis on postmodern literature. For instance:
- Samuel Beckett “The Unnamable”, “How it is”;
- Ray Bradbury “The Fog Horn”, “Fahrenheit 451”;
- Julian barns “A History of the World in 10 ½ Chapters”, “Arthur & George”;
- Paulo Coelho “The Devil and Miss Prym”, “Veronica Decides to Die”;
- Umberto Eco “The Name of The Rose”, “The Island of The Day Before”;
- William Faulkner “Light in August”, “The Mansion”;
- Tom Stoppard “The Real Inspector Hound”, “Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead”.
The degree of contribution to the development of postmodern literature of these writers cannot be measured. You can compare one writer with another in your thesis on postmodern literature. Besides, you can research the works of the German writer Patrick Syskind and his novel “Perfume: The Story of a Murderer”.
Even P. Syskind himself was impressed deeply by his own novel. He said: “I have no idea how I could have written it. There is no such a novel in my collection.” This topic for your thesis on postmodern literature will be very interesting.