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Author: Lucie Boukalova

). Only this strategy of impressionist badinage and inclusion can produce alife-like” and “animated” text which can “convey a profoundly significant lesson… of humanity” (280). For Ford, the panorama of the modern ethical and emotional fragmentation would not have been complete without the intriguingly

In: Ford Madox Ford’s The Good Soldier
Author: Gabrielle Moyer

grammar and double entendre, verbal repetition and still life, grinds the fantasy of storytelling to a halt. Or in Joyce’s Finnegans Wake and Beckett’s Trilogy , how an attention to character development is displaced by attention to the word, as it constructs and deconstructs a character, a place, a

In: Ford Madox Ford’s The Good Soldier
Chapter 2 “The Opposition of Artworks to Domination Is Mimesis of Domination”
Author: David Marcia

curtain. 8 For better and for worse, life goes on for Chekhov and Albee’s characters, and the audience lives with this imaginary reality in much the same way they experience their own lives. 9 However, in order to understand the nature and effect of moving catharsis “out of the body of the play,” a

In: Albee and Influence
Author: Maria Dabija

to periphery or vice versa, usually as it takes place within a single genre, the novel. In this essay, I want to complicate such unidirectional ideas by a close look at a major but never seen source for Virginia Woolf’s Orlando , the life – and the literary afterlife – of the real

In: Journal of World Literature
Author: Mareshi Saitō

subscribe to the notion that fiction must deal with this aspect of life and not just with the marriages of “scholars and beauties.” However, no matter how hard I try, I still find myself unaccustomed to Futabatei’s idea. Since then, a trend has emerged in works like “I-novels” in which writers record

In: Kanbunmyaku
Author: Holger Nath

the Forverts motivated him to write this feuilleton. He was generally very critical of this intellectual life and mocked the pretentiousness of the literati. He claimed that he was pursuing his dream, and that his goals would not be achieved by spending time in a frivolous locale like a café

In: Places and Forms of Encounter in Jewish Literatures
Author: Toni Marino

living being. Moreover, it is a narrative strategy that is very useful for encoding behaviour to be followed for the proper maintenance of the car. The second reference is the relationship between car and urban life, consisting of the description of driving habits and driving rules. Both novels provide

In: Literature as Document

developed in the seventeenth century could arguably be a reaction against the dangers of cultural métissage and the pitfalls of creative disorder. Ancien régime France’s anxiety about its cultural identity and artistic achievements, in comparison with those of the Ancients, motivated a yearning for

In: Hybrid Genres / L'Hybridité des genres
Author: Elisabeth Güde

trip to Bulgaria, at a time when he was already living in Vienna. He listens to a speech by his cousin, an ardent Zionist, speaking in Judeo-Spanish to the Jewish Community of Sofia and is deeply surprised when he realizes that his cousin’s speech is in Judeo-Spanish, wondering about the fact that one

In: Places and Forms of Encounter in Jewish Literatures

outlook on life. Our early collectors held the words of the 18th-century German humanist Johann Gottfried Herder dear: “Songs are the archive of a nation, the treasure of its science and religion, its theogony and cosmology, its parents’ accomplishments and the events of its history, depicting the life of

In: Literary Canon Formation as Nation-Building in Central Europe and the Baltics