Paul Auster's Writing Machine : A Thing to Write With
By: Trofimova, Evija.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014Description: 1 online resource (242 p.).ISBN: 9781623560812.Subject(s): Auster, Paul, -- 1947- -- Criticism and interpretation | Authors, American -- 20th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Paul Auster's Writing Machine : A Thing to Write WithDDC classification: 813.54 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- List of Illustrations -- Preface -- Introduction: Paul Auster's Intratext -- Uncontainable assemblages -- "Thinging" things -- 1 Smoke that Means the Entire World -- The writer's prosthetic cigarette -- The gathering of the tobacco shop -- Smoke is the story itself -- 2 The Story of the Typewriter -- Typewriter associations -- The typewriter-assemblage -- Rhizomatic typewriting -- The machinic muse -- 3 Doubles and Disappearances -- The birth of the double -- The double functions of the double
The doppelgänger in the other sex -- Double Game, and the mingling of texts -- "Gotham Handbook" -- 4 New York, Where All Quests Fail -- In search of Auster's city -- In Austeralia -- Discovering the notebooks -- Encountering the writer -- Inconclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Copyright Permissions -- Index
Paul Auster is one of the most acclaimed figures in American literature. Known primarily as a novelist, Auster's films and various collaborations are now gaining more recognition. Evija Trofimova offers a radically different approach to the author's wider body of work, unpacking the fascinating web of relationships between his texts and presenting Auster's canon as a rhizomatic facto-fictional network produced by a set of writing tools. Exploring Auster's literal and figurative use of these tools the typewriter, the cigarette, the doppelgänger figure, the city
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