The Resource Apocalyptic futures : marked bodies and the violence of the text in Kafka, Conrad, and Coetzee, Russell Samolsky

Apocalyptic futures : marked bodies and the violence of the text in Kafka, Conrad, and Coetzee, Russell Samolsky

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Apocalyptic futures : marked bodies and the violence of the text in Kafka, Conrad, and Coetzee
Title
Apocalyptic futures
Title remainder
marked bodies and the violence of the text in Kafka, Conrad, and Coetzee
Statement of responsibility
Russell Samolsky
Title variation
  • Marked bodies and the violence of the text in Kafka, Conrad, and Coetzee
  • Violence of the text in Kafka, Conrad, and Coetzee
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Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
809.3/04
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN3347
LC item number
.S26 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Apocalyptic futures : marked bodies and the violence of the text in Kafka, Conrad, and Coetzee, Russell Samolsky
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 237 p.
Isbn
9780823234806
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011032058
Other physical details
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1958846
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  • 1911922
  • (OCoLC)ocn694832836
  • (DLC) 2011032058
  • 1911922

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