World Literature

Philosophy, literature, and the dissolution of the subject : by Atay, Oğuz; Musil, Robert; Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm;

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By Atay, Oğuz; Musil, Robert; Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm; Talay-Turner, Zeynep

If philosophy has limits, what lies past them? One resolution is literature. during this examine, instead of seeing literature as a resource of illustrations of philosophical topics, the writer considers either philosophy and literature as occasionally competing yet usually complementary methods of creating experience of and conveying the nature of moral event. She does so via an research of rules approximately language, event and ethics within the philosophy of Nietzsche, and of how within which those issues are labored out and elaborated within the writings of Robert Musil and the Turkish novelist Oğuz Atay

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Passport by Herta Müller

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By Herta Müller

From the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature 2009

The Passport is a gorgeous, haunting novel whose topic is a German village in Romania stuck among the stifling hopelessness of Ceausescu's dictatorship and the glittering temptations of the West. tales from the prior are woven including the issues Windisch, the village miller, faces after he applies for permission emigrate to West Germany.

Herta Müller describes with poetic consciousness the goals and superstitions, conflicts and oppression of a forgotten sector, the Banat, within the Danube undeniable. In sparse, lyrical language, Herta Müller captures the forlorn plight of a trapped people.

This variation is translated by way of Martin Chalmers, with a brand new foreword by means of Paul Bailey.

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