Exploring Textual Action

Exploring Textual Action

eBook - 2010
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Exploring Textual Action questions how we analyse works of art after the performative turn and shows how the interplay of performativity (textual action), space and topography, and the converging of genres and art forms is essential in modern drama, theatre, prose fiction, poetry and film. The volume also fosters a keen concern for the development of congenial theory. Its 14 detailed essays analyse works of art ranging from Balzac, Melville and George Eliot, to Breton, Kafka, Benjamin, Blixen and Woolf; and from W.C. Williams, Bresson and Scorsese, to Sarraute, Duras, Reygadas, Dumont and Waltz.
Publisher: Santa Barbara : Aarhus University Press, 2010
ISBN: 9788779347267
8779347266
8779344607
9788779344600
Characteristics: 1 online resource (443 pages)
Additional Contributors: Thygesen, Mads
Strand, Anders Kristian

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