The absurd in literature

The absurd in literature


Neil Cornwell's research, whereas endeavouring to give an ancient survey of absurdist literature and its forbears, doesn't aspire to being an exhaustive background of absurdism. fairly, it pauses on definite historic moments, inventive events, literary figures and chosen works, prior to relocating directly to speak about 4 key writers: Daniil Kharms, Franz Kafka, Samuel Beckett and Flann O'Brien.

The absurd in literature could be of compelling curiosity to a substantial diversity of scholars of comparative, ecu (including Russian and vital ecu) and English literatures (British Isles and American) - in addition to these extra all in favour of theatre reviews, the avant-garde and the historical past of principles (including humour theory). it's going to actually have a vast attract the enthusiastic common reader.

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