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Don DeLillo has published a wide range of work, including eleven other novels, two plays and a number of short stories and essays. He is best known for the massive novel Underworld, published in 1997, which explores, after a simple beginning of a story of a baseball game, history, war, and technology and its effects on America and Americans. The Body Artist's spare descriptions and emphasis on the philosophical rather than the historical or cultural drastically separates it from Underworld and much of DeLillo's other work. Like Underworld, much of his other novels explore America and its culture and history, unlike The Body Artist, which restricts itself to an exploration of one woman's impressions of reality. White Noise (1985) is somewhat similar to The Body Artist, as it deals primarily with its protagonist's relationships with his wife and coworkers and his own fears of death. That novel centers on a...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
The Body Artist from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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