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Incredibly close encounters : magical realism and the intimate elegies of Jonathan Safran Foer’s everything is illuminated and extremely loud and incredibly close

Langdon, Jo 2013, Incredibly close encounters : magical realism and the intimate elegies of Jonathan Safran Foer’s everything is illuminated and extremely loud and incredibly close, in Proceedings of the 17th Conference of the Australasian Association of Writing Programs, [The Australasian Association of Writing Programs], [Melbourne, Vic.], pp. 1-11.

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Title Incredibly close encounters : magical realism and the intimate elegies of Jonathan Safran Foer’s everything is illuminated and extremely loud and incredibly close
Author(s) Langdon, Jo
Conference name Australasian Association of Writing Programs. Conference (17th : 2012 : Geelong, Vic.)
Conference location Geelong, Vic.
Conference dates 25-27 Nov. 2012
Title of proceedings Proceedings of the 17th Conference of the Australasian Association of Writing Programs
Editor(s) Pont, Antonia
West, Patrick
Johanson, Katya
Atherton, Cassandra
Dredge, Rhonda
Todd, Ruby
Publication date 2013
Conference series Australasian Association of Writing Programs Conference
Start page 1
End page 11
Total pages 11
Publisher [The Australasian Association of Writing Programs]
Place of publication [Melbourne, Vic.]
Keyword(s) Magical realism
prose elegy
Jonathan Safran Foer
melancholia
creativity
Summary This paper will investigate the relationship between prose elegy and magical realism in Jonathan Safran Foer’s novels, Everything is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. It will propose that absence is generative, and that the state of melancholia—or unsuccessful, unresolved grief—is conducive to creativity.

 

ISBN 9780980757361
Language eng
Field of Research 200599 Literary Studies not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 950203 Languages and Literature
HERDC Research category E1 Full written paper - refereed
HERDC collection year 2012
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30051102

Document type: Conference Paper
Collection: School of Communication and Creative Arts
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