UNCOVERING ASIDES: TEXTUAL PRE-VIEWS FROM THE COVERS OF DAVID LODGE’S NOVELS

Posted On Oct 17 2011 by

Textualizing processes of both the ethics and politics of memory – whether achieved by the means of the word, i.e. the book, or of the image, i.e. TV, radio, cinema – are of utmost interest in an age of mediated and mediating mass culture, as it comes off the pages of David Lodge’s novels. Many of the later novels written by David Lodge focus, at least at the level of content, on the media with all its aspects and under all its known forms. The present paper intends to investigate the way in which the reader is allowed (or not) …