Mark Z. Danielewski’s House of Leaves and B.S. Johnson’s Albert Angelo both employ interesting and differing modes of narration: in House of Leaves three different levels of narration compete for attention, and in some aspects, veracity; and Albert Angelo juggles first, second and third person narration before the author himself enters as narrator. This study examines how the postmodern nature of ...
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