Brian Castro's Fiction: The Seductive Play of Language

by Bernadette Brennan

Table of Contents

Foreword

Acknowledgments

Introduction


Chapter One: Birds of Passage: The Gift of Authorship


Chapter Two: Pomeroy: A Dialectic of Risk


Chapter Three: Double-Wolf: Writing and Time, Now There’s the Rub


Chapter Four: Centres of Absence in After China


Chapter Five: Drift: Storytelling and/of Annihilation


Chapter Six: Stepper: Writing of Death/Death of Writing


Chapter Seven: Lines of Exposure: Shanghai Dancing


Chapter Eight: Unpacking Castro’s Library, or Detours and Return in The Garden Book


Conclusion

Works Cited

Select Bibliography

Awards and Publishing Histories for Castro’s writing

Index


 

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