Underwords: Perspectives on Don DeLillo's Underworld

Don DeLillo's 1997 masterwork 'Underworld' was immediately recognised as a landmark novel, not only in the long career of one of America's most distinguished novelsits but also in the ongoing evolution of the postmodern novel. This collection of thirteen essays bring together new and established voices in American studies and contemporary American literature to assess the place of this remarkable novel not only within the postmodern tradition but within the larger patterns of American literature and culture as well.