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Literary Silences in Pascal, Rousseau, and Beckett (Oxford Modern Languages & Literature Monographs) Hardcover – January 29, 2004

ISBN-13: 978-0199266364 ISBN-10: 0199266360 Edition: 0th

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Product Details

  • Series: Oxford Modern Languages & Literature Monographs
  • Hardcover: 266 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (January 29, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0199266360
  • ISBN-13: 978-0199266364
  • Product Dimensions: 8.6 x 0.9 x 5.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 15.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #7,754,979 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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rich in insight, and, for a study which espouses silence, seductively eloquent. Mary Bryden, Cardiff University This is a dense and closely-argued study which gives a new take on the dynamics of language. It promises to be deeply influential. Barbara Wright, Journal of French Studies

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Elisabeth Marie Loevlie is at University of Oslo.

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In this sensitive and thoughtful book, Elisabeth Loevlie challenges the way we read and think about literature and its absence. Through a close reading of Pascal, Rousseau and Beckett, Loevlie reveals that there is as much happening between the lines and in the margins as there is in the words themselves. Essential reading for anyone who loves literature.
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