Topics Covered : Comparisons with modernist literature, Shift to postmodernism, Scope, Irony, Playfulness, bBlack humor, Intertextuality, Pastiche, Metafiction, Fabulation, Poioumenon, Historiographic metafiction, Temporal distortion, Magic realism, Technoculture and Hyperreality, Paranoia, Maximalism, Minimalism, Fragmentation.