Entry updated 13 September 2021. Tagged: Author.
(1921-2019) US academic and author of a desultory Postmodern Dystopia, Kayo: The Authentic and Annotated Autobiographical Novel from Outer Space (1987), a story within a story within a story told ultimately by a narrator whose name – Ohcnas, Sancho [Panza] spelled backwards – and whose crime – he kills the Nod – confesses McConkey's Satirical, deflating intent. The Alternate-World version of America presented inter alia is of a nightmare of theme parks quintessentialized into a single, overarching, poisonous Keep. [JC]
James Rodney McConkey
born Cuyahoga, Ohio: 2 September 1921
died 24 October 2018
- Kayo: The Authentic and Annotated Autobiographical Novel from Outer Space (New York: E P Dutton, 1987) [hb/]
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