2/16/13

Review of Shadow Man at Big Other

John Madera posted "Some Thoughts on Gabriel Blackwell's Shadow Man: A Biography of Lewis Miles Archer," including:
I . . . read Shadow Man as a post-genre intervention in conversation with texts like Paul Auster’s The New York Trilogy and Robert Coover’s Noir, as well as various texts by Brian Evenson and Alain Robbe-Grillet, which all engage with the tropes of crime and detective fiction in manners which foreground not only the artifice of the genre’s narrative architectonics but also deep investigations of epistemological and ontological dilemmas.
You can read the rest at Big Other.