The Nothing Machine: The Fiction of Octave Mirbeau

The Nothing Machine: The Fiction of Octave Mirbeau

by Robert Ziegler

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789042022379
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/2007
Series: Faux Titre Series , #298
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 0.59(w) x 0.87(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part I: The Statue
1. Art as Repair: Le Calvaire
2. Iconoclasm: L’Abbé Jules
3. The Perfect Death: Sébastien Roch
Part II: The Matrix
4. Reaching Up: Dans le ciel
5. A Way Out: Un gentilhomme
6. The Undifferentiated Bed: Le Jardin des supplices
7. Fetish and Meaning: Le Journal d’une femme de chambre
Part III: The Nothing Machine
8. From Matter to Motion: Les 21 jours d’un neurasthénique
9. The Novel as Machine: La 628-E8
10. Non-human Narrative: Dingo
Conclusion
References
Index

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