Douglas Coupland | Critical Essay by Mike Snider

This literature criticism consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis & critique of Douglas Coupland.
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Critical Essay by Mike Snider

SOURCE: “The X-Man,” in USA Today, March 7, 1994, pp. D1-D2.

In the following essay, Snider outlines the development of Coupland's career and the evolution of his thematic interests.

A makeshift sign on the ticket window reads: “9:50 show—Reality Bites—sold out.”

“See, they don't need to make my book into a movie. Everybody else already has,” deadpans Douglas Coupland, whose 1991 campus cult-hit novel Generation X made him a sought-after, yet reluctant, spokesman for the post-baby boom generation.

Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture (its full title), the first novel from the Canadian writer, now 32, succeeded where many others fell short: It got inside the heads of twenty- and thirtysomethings coming of age in this “accelerated culture,” as Coupland called it.

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