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‘You are the first generation raised without religion’: Coupland and postmodern spirituality

Andrew Tate

in Douglas Coupland

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074882
eISBN:
9781781701201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074882.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores the evolving representation of religious belief in Coupland's work via three connected areas of discussion. The first section locates his fiction in the wider context of the ... More


The Epitome of the Epiphany: Stephen and Malte, Joyce and Rilke

Robert K. Weninger

in The German Joyce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041667
eISBN:
9780813043678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041667.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focalizes the coincidental circumstance that Rainer Maria Rilke and James Joyce were living in Paris at the same time in 1902/03. Rilke later uses his Paris experiences as a model for ... More


Joyce's Anti-Epiphanies: The Atomic Form of Fiction

Michael Sayeau

in Against the Event: The Everyday and Evolution of Modernist Narrative

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199681259
eISBN:
9780191766015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681259.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines James Joyce's romance with the temporality of the epiphany—that “sudden spiritual manifestation, whether in the vulgarity of speech or of gesture or in a memorable phase of the ... More


‘A Cage Went in Search of a Bird’: How Do Kafka’s and Joyce’s Aphorisms Move Us?

Jean-Michel Rabaté

in Moving Modernisms: Motion, Technology, and Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198714170
eISBN:
9780191782596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714170.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter looks at the relationship between James Joyce’s epiphanies and Franz Kafka’s aphorisms. The form, which ‘presents the shortest narrative form capable of capturing the dialectical ... More


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