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Author: David Atkinson

-century “English” poets, and in this context deserves recognition for his own particular contribution to Scottish poetry. Drummond is generally characterized as living a retiring life removed from the political and religious activities of Scotland. Not surprisingly, then, Drummond’s poetry is characterized by

In: Langage Cleir Illumynate
Author: Arne Melberg

, except Dagerman himself, seems to observe the „Ruinenfeld“ that the train is passing through (while looking at him, the stranger). Th e other example tells about a family living in a basement in the Ruhr district. Sebald quotes and comments: „Die weissen Gesichter dieser Leute, so Dagerman, schauen

In: Berührungen

sense of identity in the years of living in Ex-Yugoslav Macedonia, until her second migration, this time to Germany, in 1985. Primarily a university philosophy teacher, she becomes a writer only after the 1990s. The first book she published in the late 1990s was not fiction, but primarily a kind of

In: Shoreless Bridges
Author: Carol Johnson

mind. So long as the practice of literature in England by original and independent outsiders remains as embarrassing as vice, and the endorsement of mediocrity a motivating factor of cultural life, Basil Bunting may continue with every reason for tranquility of mind to ply the poetics of disregard

In: The Disappearance of Literature

barely remember why his life is so bare, he is so used to it, the bloody life of a lone seal out in the unknowable sea. (139 and 195) All in all, Eneas is “like a cockroach in the cracks of life” (300), a “disappeared” man (249), hardly a man at all: “[he is] not so much a living man as a vanished

In: Sub-Versions
Author: Joost van Baak

. Though living on the estate, or rather on its periphery, he is in fact homeless. He sleeps in sheds or haystacks and finding his own food occupies the whole of his day, like a wild animal. In short, his existence is the sheer denial of all significant features that make up human social life for the

In: Turgenev

, the narrator seems to be living in an alienated area near Tehran and repeatedly paints the exact same scene on pen cases. The scene involves two figures: an old man and a young woman who is offering him a flower. He recounts a mysterious event which, as he claims, has changed his life forever: by

In: The Persian Novel

appropriate means of expressing the intricacies of human life. 1 As noted above, Unamuno’s philosophy of emotion is presented mainly in literary form. As such, his fictional writings have a strong cognitive component. They are, as Julián Marías puts it, a »method for obtaining knowledge.« (Marías 1950, p