I have settled on, for now, the title by which my dissertation will be called by when it becomes a book. Because dissertations have to have different titles than the books they become, I will probably come up with some academic sounding title when I file in a few years. But when the thing comes out in book form it will be called, copyrighted drumroll please,…..
Wipe That Smirk Off Your Face: Postironic Fiction and the Public Sphere
…. I have now, in the public forum of internetland, claimed this title for myself. Anyone else who might even remotely come up with a similar title is clearly plagerizing from my own endless brilliance. Right. I should do a google search to see if some variation on this title’s been used anywhere else, actually.