By Jean-Michel Rabaté
That includes the newest study findings and exploring the attention-grabbing interaction of modernist authors and highbrow luminaries, from Beckett and Kafka to Derrida and Adorno, this daring new selection of essays offers scholars a deeper take hold of of key texts in modernist literature.
• offers a wealth of unpolluted views on canonical modernist texts, that includes the most recent learn data
• Adopts an unique and inventive thematic method of the topic, with innovations equivalent to race, legislation, gender, classification, time, and beliefs forming the constitution of the collection
• Explores present and ongoing debates at the hyperlinks among the aesthetics and praxis of authors and modernist theoreticians
• unearths the profound ways that modernist authors have stimulated key thinkers, and vice versa
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13 Perhaps the most poetic description of Dujardin’s technique is that of Pierre d’Exideuil, who compared it to a diving-bell which suddenly plunges us into marine depths. Amidst a magic or unreal vegetation suspended in the mass of water, grows a profuse fauna, fauna composed of strange animals and ﬁsh with their bodies made transparent by the conical glare of the spotlights. We can see them in movement at the same time as we can study the contractions of their bodies, their comings and goings, their habits, their reﬂexes.