Measuring the Sadness: Conrad, Joyce, Woolf and European Epiphany

Measuring the Sadness: Conrad, Joyce, Woolf and European Epiphany

by Birgit Neuhold

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783631596852
Publisher: Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Publication date: 09/08/2009
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

The Author: After graduating from the University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Birgit Neuhold taught German and ESL at several German secondary schools before spending a few years abroad in New York City, Singapore, Tokyo and London. She is back to teaching now and has also contributed to various ESL textbooks.

Table of Contents

Contents: Definition of the epiphanic moment, historical overview – Platonic concepts, conversion, mystical vision – Focus on epiphanic concepts in Conrad, Joyce and Woolf – Key texts Heart of Darkness, Portrait of the Artist and To the Lighthouse – Key concept: modern epiphany – Patch to dress modernist ailments (rift of subject and object, disintegration of the «I», relativity of time etc.) – Momentariness both deficient (transitory) and authentic.

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