Digressions In European Literature: From Cervantes to Sebald by A. GrohmannDigressions In European Literature: From Cervantes to Sebald by A. Grohmann

Digressions In European Literature: From Cervantes to Sebald

byA. GrohmannEditorC. Wells

Hardcover | November 17, 2010

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With studies of, amongst others, Miguel de Cervantes, Anton Chekhov, Charles Baudelaire and Henry James, this landmark collection of essays is a unique and wide-ranging exploration and celebration of the many forms of digression in major works by fifteen of the finest European writers from the early modern period to the present day.
CORINNE BANCROFT Independent Scholar IAN F. A. BELL Professor of American Literature, University of Keele, UK ROSS CHAMBERS former Marvin Felheim Distinguished University Professor of French and Comparative Literature, University of Michigan, USA FLORE COULOUMA Lecturer in English Linguistics, University of Paris Ouest Nanterre, France...
Title:Digressions In European Literature: From Cervantes to SebaldFormat:HardcoverDimensions:213 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.81 inPublished:November 17, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230247989

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Table of Contents

Foreword; R.Chambers Acknowledgments Notes on Contributors Introduction The Twists and Turns of Life: Cervantes's Trials of Persiles and Sigismunda; J.Robbins Digressive and Progressive Movements: Sympathy and Sexuality in Tristram Shandy; or, Plain Tales; J.Hawley Little Dorrit : Dickens, Circumlocution, Unconscious Thought; J.Tambling Concerning Metaphor, Digression and Rhyme (Fetish Aesthetics and the Walking Poem); R.Chambers Henry James, in Parenthesis; I.F.A.Bell A Slice of Watermelon: The Rhetoric of Digression in Chekhov's The Lady with the Dog; P.J.Rabinowitz & C.Bancroft 'Let's forget all I have just said': Diversions and Digressions in Gidean Narratives; D.Walker Errant Eyes: Digression, Metaphor and Desire in Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time; M.Topping Virginia Woolf and Digression: Adventures in Consciousness; L.Marcus Stealing the Story: Robert Walser's Robber -Novel; S.Frederick Negotiating Tradition: Flann O'Brien's Tales of Digression and Subversion; F.Coulouma 'Going On': Digression and Consciousness in The Beckett Trilogy; E.J.Smyth Straight Line or Aimless Wandering? Italo Calvino's Way to Digression; O.Santovetti Roving with a Compass; Digression, the Novel and the Creative Imagination in Javier Marías; A.Grohmann The Sense of Sebald's Endings...and Beginnings; J.J.Long Index