No Against No: Word Collages and Irreality

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BoD – Books on Demand, 2008 - Creative writing - 84 pages
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Saying no and giving expression to what does not exist and what is destroyed - they have their own linguistic forms. An unusual literary style is explained which emphasizes the character of irreality. Typical meanings are attached to word collages, e.g., to the sentence "A star grazed the bird." Content: word collages . no, not, non- . text interpretations . realistic and irrealistic way of reading texts . active, passive . literary models . irrealistic texts - what for? . psychological issues . world view, non-world . irrealistic elements in the visual arts, music, and mathematics . examples of irrealistic texts Including an excerpt from Werner Picard: One Susanne in Auschwitz, An Irrealistic Novel Werner Picard was born in 1941 in Offenbach am Main, Germany. He was raised as a Catholic, and he lives with his family near Frankfurt am Main. For thirty years he was a librarian at the Darmstadt University Library."
 

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Contents

MAIN ARGUMENTS IN BRIEF
7
NO NOT NON
17
LITERARY MODELS
33
IRREALISTIC TEXTS WHAT FOR?
39
WORLD VIEW NONWORLD
47
EXAMPLES OF IRREALISTIC TEXTS
57
ENDNOTES
81
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