Travelling Texts: J.M. Coetzee and Other Writers by Bozena KucalaTravelling Texts: J.M. Coetzee and Other Writers by Bozena Kucala

Travelling Texts: J.M. Coetzee and Other Writers

byBozena Kucala, Robert Kusek, Laura Bourgeois

Hardcover | September 26, 2014 | German

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Travelling Texts: J.M. Coetzee and Other Writers is a collection of essays on mutual influences and inspirations between authors, with a special focus on J.M. Coetzee. Bringing together a group of international scholars, the book offers a wide range of perspectives on how canonical and less canonical texts travel between literatures and cultures. Chapter One is devoted to connections between Coetzee’s writings and Polish literature and theatre. Chapter Two is concerned with Dostoevsky’s presence in his fiction. The essays in Chapter Three identify and analyse connections and inspirations between Coetzee and other European writers, with a special focus on Central Europe as a distinct cultural entity. The collection’s scope is extended by the essays in Chapter Four, which deal with several writers for whom Africa has been a source of inspiration.
Bozena Kucala is Assistant Professor at the Department of Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture at the Institute of English Studies of the Jagiellonian University in Kraków (Poland). She is the author of Intertextual Dialogue with the Victorian Past in the Contemporary Novel (2012) as well as numerous articles on contemporary B...
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Title:Travelling Texts: J.M. Coetzee and Other WritersFormat:HardcoverDimensions:8.27 × 5.83 × 0.68 inPublished:September 26, 2014Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:German

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Contents: Bozena Kucala/Robert Kusek: J.M. Coetzee and Other Writers – Johan Geertsema: Hidden Literality: Coetzee, Beckett, Herbert, and the Attempt to «Touch Reality» – Bozena Kucala: On Lost Causes: Zbigniew Herbert and J.M. Coetzee – Wojciech Drag: Putting It Bluntly: Elizabeth Costello in Krzysztof Warlikowski’s (A)pollonia – Robert Kusek: Travelling Texts, Travelling Ideas. Janina Duszejko Meets Elizabeth Costello, or on Reading J.M. Coetzee in 21st Century Poland – Zofia Ziemann: The Inner and Outer Workings of Translation Reception: Coetzee on (Wieniewska’s) Schulz – Pojanut Suthipinittharm: Finding Authenticity in an Inauthentic Novel: J.M. Coetzee’s The Master of Petersburg as Personal Confession – Hania A.M. Nashef: Let the Demon in: Death and Guilt in The Master of Petersburg – Angelika Reichmann: «The Only Truth Is Silence»: Stavrogin’s Confession Revisited in J.M. Coetzee’s The Master of Petersburg – Joanna Jeziorska-Haladyj: Matters of Rhythm, Masters of Form – Duncan McColl Chesney: Serious Fiction: Coetzee and Kertész Under the Sign of K – Kamil Michta: Shame and Morality: John Maxwell Coetzee’s Disgrace in the Context of Walter Benjamin’s Reading of Franz Kafka’s The Trial – Olga Glebova: The Art of J.M. Coetzee and the Legacy of European Modernism: The Kafka Intertext in Elizabeth Costello – Ottilia Veres: Remembering Beckett: J.M. Coetzee’s Life and Times of Michael K – Krystyna Stamirowska: Other Selves and the Human World in J.M. Coetzee’s Life and Times of Michael K (1983) and Franz Kafka’s The Metamorphosis (1915) – Marek Pawlicki: Reflections on Ethics and Creativity: A Discussion of Literary Works by J.M. Coetzee, Robert Musil and Czeslaw Milosz – Jan Tlusty: On Unreliability of Memories: J.M. Coetzee’s Autofictional Trilogy – Egle Keturakiene/Gabija Bankauskaite-Sereikiene: Henrikas Radauskas and Rainer Maria Rilke: Parallels in Their Poetry – J U Jacobs: Writing from a Middle World: Perspectives on, and from, South Africa – Kai Wiegandt: Icarus and Albatross: Rising above Nationality in J.M. Coetzee’s Autrebiographies and Damon Galgut’s In a Strange Room – Ryszard Bartnik: Frozen Thoughts on (Post-)Apartheid Transgressions as Conducive to Producing New «Unsolicited» Sprouts of Contriteness. Tony Eprile in Line with John Maxwell Coetzee on the Importance of Memory in Democratic South Africa – Krzysztof Kowalczyk-Twarowski: The Middle Voice: Positionality and Agency in J.M. Coetzee’s Work – Lilia Miroshnychenko: «We’ll Land Together on That Shore»: Sceptical Mind in Doris Lessing’s The Cleft.