Silence and Subject in Modern Literature: Spoken Violence

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Springer, 10 oct. 2013 - 215 páginas
Why does interrogation silence its object and not make it speak? Silence vs speech is a central issue in classical and modern literary works. This book studies literary representations of the power relations in which we are forced to speak using a range of texts ranging from the modern crime novel, via classics, to avant-garde plays.
 

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Austens Mansfield
Hawthornes The Scarlet Letter Musils Tonka
Melvilles Bartleby Meets Gombrowiczs
Strindberg Camus Beckett
Rankin HarrisPinter Duras 6 Literature as Coerced Speech Handkes Kaspar
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Ulf Olsson is Professor of Comparative Literature, teaches at Stockholm University, Sweden and has also taught at University of California, Berkeley, USA and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. He has published books on Strindberg, and on contemporary Swedish literature, as well as on improvised music. Olsson also works as a literary critic.

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