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Unknowing : the work of modernist fiction

Author: Philip M Weinstein
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, ©2005.
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Weinstein explores the modernist commitment to 'unknowling' by addressing the work of three experimental writers: Franz Kafka, Marcel Proust, & William Faulkner.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Weinstein, Philip M.
Unknowing.
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2005016066
(OCoLC)60776554
Named Person: Franz Kafka; Marcel Proust; William Faulkner; William Faulkner; Franz Kafka; Marcel Proust
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip M Weinstein
ISBN: 9781501711749 1501711741
OCLC Number: 1037275508
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 308 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Leaping: Kierkegaard's Fear and trembling. --
pt. 1. Knowings: "Sapere aude!" --
the West dares to know. Genealogy of realism: an enlightenment narrative in five stages ; Anatomy of realism: coming to know, from Defoe to Dostoevsky. --
pt. 2. Unknowing: the work of modernist fiction. Plotting modernism: Freud ; Uncanny space: Flaubert to Beckett ; Unbound time: Proust, Kafka, Faulkner ; Subject and/as other: Kafka, Proust, Faulkner. --
pt. 3. Beyond knowing: postmodern and postcolonial flights from gravity. Adventures in hyperspace ; Urban nightmare and city dreams: Rilke and Calvino ; Passage and passing: Forster and Rushdie ; Arrest and release: Faulkner, García Márquez, Morrison. --
Conclusion: Acknowledging --
modernism's weak messianic power.
Other Titles: Work of modernist fiction
Responsibility: Philip Weinstein.
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