Victoria de Zwaan

Victoria de Zwaan is Associate Professor of Cultural Studies at Trent University in Peterborough, Canada. She works in the field of literary cultural studies, teaches courses in Experimental Fiction and Literary Theory, and has published articles and given conference papers on a diverse, international range of experimental writers including Thomas Pynchon, Kathy Acker, Milorad Pavic, Milan Kundera, Salman Rushdie, Mark Danielewski, and Robert Coover. She published her book, Interpreting Radical Metaphor in the Experimental Fictions of Donald Barthelme, Thomas Pynchon, and Kathy Acker with Mellen Press in 2002.


Old Scripts, Contemporary Versions

It is full of delightful surprises that map the mythical, the magical, and the real onto each other in complex and deliberately disruptive ways....

Old Scripts, Contemporary Versions
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Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

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