Danielewski’s The Familiar is the first of a twenty-seven volume new serial novel. The Familiar is textually innovative, using multiple fonts and colored text, and intervenes in conversations on social media, the Internet, modernity, and postmodernity. The work also includes a mix of many voices, genres, page layouts and typographic styles, including illustrations, cartoons, and photography.
Thursday, March 5 12:30p
South Hall 2523
UC Santa Barbara
Mark Danielewski is an American author best known for his novel House of Leaves. His work is characterized by his experimental ergodic writing that uses multi-layered narratives.
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