Literary Silences in Pascal, Rousseau, and Beckett

Literary Silences in Pascal, Rousseau, and Beckett

Author: Elisabeth Marie Loevlie

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199266360

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 252

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To explore literary silence is to explore the relationships between texts and the silence of the ineffable. This study describes silent dynamics through readings of Pascal's 'Pensees', Rousseau's 'Reveries', and Beckett's trilogy 'Molloy', 'Malone Dies' and 'The Unnameable'.
Literary Silences in Pascal, Rousseau, and Beckett
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Elisabeth Marie Loevlie, Department of Scandinavian Studies and Comparative Literature Elisabeth Marie Loevlie
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

To explore literary silence is to explore the relationships between texts and the silence of the ineffable. This study describes silent dynamics through readings of Pascal's 'Pensees', Rousseau's 'Reveries', and Beckett's trilogy 'Molloy', 'Malone Dies' and 'The Unnameable'.
Literary Silences
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Authors: Elisabeth M. Loevlie
Categories: Silence in literature
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