Post Modern

1950's - Present

Authors

Don Delillo "Underworld" (Known for novels and his National Book Award)


David Foster Wallace "Infinite Jest" (Know for his comedy and humanness)

Bret Easton Ellis "American Psycho" (Known for his fictional novels and his main characters are usually young)

Characteristics

This time period was known for its use of different techniques like fragmentation, paradox, and questionable narrators. It is defined as a type of writing that emerged after WWII. It's main themes are on life, art, reality, and imagination.