A Handbook of Modernism Studies (Critical Theory Handbooks) by Jean-Michel Rabaté

By Jean-Michel Rabaté

That includes the newest examine findings and exploring the attention-grabbing interaction of modernist authors and highbrow luminaries, from Beckett and Kafka to Derrida and Adorno, this daring new number of essays offers scholars a deeper grab of key texts in modernist literature.

• offers a wealth of unpolluted views on canonical modernist texts, that includes the newest study data
• Adopts an unique and inventive thematic method of the topic, with options resembling race, legislations, gender, category, 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 prompted key thinkers, and vice versa

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It becomes altered by the impetus of the poem itself, the demands of the rhythm, the surrounding material, whatever. And so it’s not a quotation, exactly. It’s a form of citation, but it’s layered, covered over’’ (Palmer 1999, 286). The translators ignore the incomplete sentence with which the original concludes: ‘‘On this account, on account of this powerless enemy, they are . . ’’ See Anidjar 2003, 155: ‘‘No doubt ‘The Savages’ is a parable in which absolute loss lets nothing, no eternity or law, maintain its transcendence.

Vadim Laipunov. Austin: University of Texas Press. Barthes, Roland. (1968). Writing Degree Zero, trans. Annette Lavers and Colin Smith. New York: Beckett, Samuel. (2006). Samuel Beckett: The Grove Centenary Edition, 4 vols, ed. Paul Auster. Vol. IV: Poems, Short Fiction, Criticism. New York: Grove Press. Bersani, Leo and Ulysse Dutoit. (1993). The Arts of Impoverishment: Beckett, Rothko, Resnais. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Bowen, Catherine Drinker. (1957). The Lion and the Throne: The Life and Times of Sir Edward Coke 1552–1634.

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