International Journal of English Research

International Journal of English Research


International Journal of English Research
International Journal of English Research
Vol. 2, Issue 4 (2016)

Historiographic metafiction in George bowering’ sburning water


Preeth Vaishnavi R, Dr. Ramya S

This paper will explore history and facts interface in the novel Burning water by George Bowering. Bowering portrays the history of vancouver in this novel Bowering’s Burning water is one of the Best example of historiographic metafiction. Burning water shows the problem of narrativization of history. History as a discipline begins with the separation of facts from mythology. Bowering shows history in this novel to imagine the past. Thus, the novel interprets with past and present Bowering uses both self-Reflexivity and Intertextuality in this novel. Thus, aims of this paper is to presenting the concepts of Historiographic metafiction in Burning water.

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Preeth Vaishnavi R, Dr. Ramya S. Historiographic metafiction in George bowering’ sburning water. International Journal of English Research. 2016; 2(4): 09-10.