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By Ilai Rowner

What is an occasion? From a philosophical viewpoint, occasions are abnormal occurrences—moments of swap and interruption—categorized via human belief, language, and idea. whereas philosophers have pored over the topic of occasions broadly lately, The occasion: Literature and Theory seeks to floor it: what's literature’s method of the development? How does literature produce and provides testimony to occasions?
 
Ilai Rowner’s research not just revisits probably the most vital thinkers of our time, together with Maurice Blanchot, Gilles Deleuze, Jacques Derrida, and Martin Heidegger, it additionally develops a severe method of literature that questions the which means of the literary occasion via examinations of literary works by means of Marcel Proust, Louis-Ferdinand Céline, and T. S. Eliot.
 
Rowner bargains a brand new approach to considering the actual features of the development inside literary works and defines the inventive price of literature because the aspiration towards the un-happening in the happening. during this examine the event of literature—as an act of either writing and reading—becomes the fight to seize the over the top flow of the development whereas additionally revealing the inventive strength inside of that paintings of literature.
 

 

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