Douglas Coupland | Critical Review by Dan Bortolotti

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Douglas Coupland.
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Critical Review by Dan Bortolotti

SOURCE: “The Powerbook of Daniel,” in Books in Canada, Vol. XXIV, No. 6, September, 1995, pp. 30-31.

In the following review, Bortolotti considers the ways in which Coupland's characters come to terms with the “amorality of their technological milieu.”

Though he continues to reap the benefits of it, Douglas Coupland says he has tired of being the voice of the twenty somethings. He won't even discuss Generation X in interviews any more, and he recently argued in Details magazine that it was boomers in the media who appropriated his lexicon and turned him into a spokesman for the demographically challenged. In Microserfs, his fourth book of fiction, he seems to express that sentiment through his characters:

Michael was on a rant, quite justified, I thought, about all this media-hype generation nonsense going on at...

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