The Atrocity Exhibition | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Peter Brigg

This literature criticism consists of approximately 12 pages of analysis & critique of The Atrocity Exhibition.
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Critical Essay by Peter Brigg

SOURCE: Brigg, Peter. “The Atrocity Exhibition (1970) (Love and Napalm: Export U.S.A.—American Title).” In J. G. Ballard, pp. 56-66. Mercer Island, WA: Starmont House Inc., 1985.

In the following essay, Brigg offers a stylistic and thematic examination of The Atrocity Exhibition.

The Atrocity Exhibition is Ballard's most ambitious extended experiment in the techniques of fiction and is a watershed in the development of his work, summing up much of what has gone before and opening the way to much of what is to follow. It is a technically complex book, but its effects are directly arresting and disturbing to the reader. It is also a fiercely difficult book to describe and discuss because of its lack of clear narrative line, its unusual mixture of fiction and contemporary reality, and, above all, the cumulative effect...

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