Stage Dialectics: Performativity, Thought, and The Novel.

Weaver, Daniel A.

Modern’ and ‘Post-modern’ texts (Ulysses, Infinite Jest) take the question of self-hood and turn on its impossibility. Logics of interiority in the theatre and the novel indulge our sense of authority as readers – that our knowledge of character’s thoughts grants us a definitive knowledge of who they are – what they want and why, the constitution of their psychology and a coherent sense of a whole... read more

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Undergraduate Honors Theses
Self in literature.
Performative (Philosophy)--In literature.
Literature, Modern--20th century--History and criticism.
Postmodernism--History and criticism.
Tufts University. Department of English.
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