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Author Samolsky, Russell.

Title Apocalyptic futures [electronic resource] : marked bodies and the violence of the text in Kafka, Conrad, and Coetzee / Russell Samolsky.

Imprint New York : Fordham University Press, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 237 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: writing violence : marked bodies and retroactive signs -- Metaleptic machines : Kafka, Kabbalah, Shoah -- Kafka and Shoah -- Kafka and Kabbalah -- Inscriptional machines -- Apocalyptic futures : Heart of darkness, embodiment, and African genocide -- Heart of darkness and African genocide -- The genealogy of apocalypse -- Delayed decodings -- Marlow and messianism -- The body in ruins : torture, allegory, and materiality in J. M. Coetzee's Waiting for the barbarians -- The politics of the eternal present -- Torture and allegory -- The body in ruins -- The materiality of the letter -- Mourning the bones -- Coda : the time of inscription: Maus and the apocalypse of number.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Coetzee, J. M., 1940- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Spiegelman, Art -- Criticism and interpretation.
Fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Ethics in literature.
Apocalyptic literature.
Prophecy in literature.
Violence in literature.
Mimesis in literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
Added Title Marked bodies and the violence of the text in Kafka, Conrad, and Coetzee
Violence of the text in Kafka, Conrad, and Coetzee
ISBN 9780823234790 (cloth : alk. paper)
0823234797 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780823234806 (pbk.)
0823234800 (pbk.)
9780823241514 (e-book)

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