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South Atlantic Quarterly (1990) 89 (2): 395–411.
Published: 01 April 1990
... that for aspiring informers the words Central Intel­ ligence Agency say less about that fantas­ tically uncentered, nearly autonomous dis­ seminator of misinformation, paranoia, and terror than this trigrammaton: CIA. James Axton, first person narrator of Don DeLillo s The Names, calls the CIA America s myth...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1990) 89 (2): 337–353.
Published: 01 April 1990
... that threatened or promised enlightenment. DeLillo relates this reversal to the history of romance in The Names, his novel about an American based in Athens who does risk analy­ sis of Asian and African nations for an American corporation. James Axton and his friends like to see themselves as playing out roles...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1990) 89 (2): 321–336.
Published: 01 April 1990
... of Darius facing a group of rebels in chains. A sheer drop. But he made it, mi­ raculously. . . . What kind of story is this and why have I been thinking about it lately? No less passionate is the testimony of the novel s protagonist, James Axton, describing his first visit to the Parthenon: No one seems...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1990) 89 (2): 281–304.
Published: 01 April 1990
... itself is what we might call an alternate reality. It s a fabricated language which seems to have a certain pattern to it. It isn t just gibberish. It isn t language, but it isn t gibberish either. And I think this is the way Axton felt about his own son s writing. And I think this is the way we feel...