The art of distances : ethical thinking in twentieth-century literature / Corina Stan
- Stan, Corina
- Evanston, Illinois : Northwestern University Press, 2018.
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- Physical Description:
- xiii, 304 pages ; 24 cm
- Introduction: Adorno and Barthes on the question of the right (di)stance -- The pathos of distances in "a world of banished people" -- George Orwell's critique of sincerity and the obligation of tactlessness -- The inferno of saviors: notes in the margin of Elias Canetti's lifework -- A socialism of distances, or on the difficulties of wise love: Iris Murdoch's secular community -- "The world in me": the distantiality of everyday life -- In search of a whole self: Benjamin's childhood fragments -- Annie Ernaux's diaries of the outside -- Gunter Grass's century -- Damon Galgut on emptying oneself for sleep -- Conclusion.
- 9780810136854 (paperback alkaline paper)
0810136856 (paperback alkaline paper)
9780810136861 (hardcover alkaline paper)
0810136864 (hardcover alkaline paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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