Tag Archives: metafiction

The Grammar of Dreams

I once heard a dream analyst speak of a weekly group he’d conducted, where attendees shared their dreams in depth. Yet, in eighteen years, none of them had ever reported a lucid dream. This stunned me. If not exactly common, … Continue reading

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Empathy for the Other – J. M. Coetzee’s The Lives of Animals

The term metafiction refers to fiction about fiction: reflexive fiction that incorporates a critique of or comments on its fictional status and/or the process of its composition. And so metafiction can tend to look like, or indeed be, fiction framed … Continue reading

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Metafiction – some reflections on Chris McLeod’s Man of Water

The first Facebook page I ever checked out profiled a high-powered travelling salesman. On his travel map he’d pinned 130 cities, where one assumes he stayed in bland hotels while doing business. The best places I’ve ever travelled to lie … Continue reading

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