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Title: Benjamin's afterlives : reading Walter Benjamin in the works of David Markson, Susan Howe, and Teju Cole
Author: Johansson, Jaimie
ISNI:       0000 0004 7652 5882
Awarding Body: University of East Anglia
Current Institution: University of East Anglia
Date of Award: 2017
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This thesis reads the work of the twentieth-century German-Jewish philosopher, Walter Benjamin alongside two contemporary American writers – David Markson and Teju Cole, and one poet, Susan Howe. Taking Benjamin’s notion of afterlife, or Nachleben, as my conceptual framework, I argue that David Markson, Susan Howe, and Teju Cole constitute contemporary ‘afterlives’ of Walter Benjamin.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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