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Avskapelsens estetik. Om representationskritikens förhandlingar i Lars Noréns En dramatikers dagbok

Henning, Peter LU (2011) In Tidskrift för litteraturvetenskap 2011(1). p.55-65
Abstract
While Lars Norén’s confrontational and self-exposing En dramatikers dagbok (A Dramatist’s Journal, 2008) already has spurred discussions on the nature of confession in today’s mediatised literary public sphere, less has been said about the aesthetic project of the journal. By tracing this project back to Norén’s poetry of the 1960s as well as by comparing it to works by Lyn Hejinian and Kenneth Goldsmith, a continual dialectic between subjectivity and textuality is outlined. Drawing upon Hal Foster’s ideas on ‘the return of the real’ as well as on Simone Weil’s notion of ‘detatchment’, the article consequently argues that the diary’s subject is aestheticized to the point of negation by means of a performative process simultaneously... (More)
While Lars Norén’s confrontational and self-exposing En dramatikers dagbok (A Dramatist’s Journal, 2008) already has spurred discussions on the nature of confession in today’s mediatised literary public sphere, less has been said about the aesthetic project of the journal. By tracing this project back to Norén’s poetry of the 1960s as well as by comparing it to works by Lyn Hejinian and Kenneth Goldsmith, a continual dialectic between subjectivity and textuality is outlined. Drawing upon Hal Foster’s ideas on ‘the return of the real’ as well as on Simone Weil’s notion of ‘detatchment’, the article consequently argues that the diary’s subject is aestheticized to the point of negation by means of a performative process simultaneously rendering it anew in the realm of public debate. (Less)
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The Subject’s Detachment and the Return of the Real. Towards an Aesthetically and Performance Oriented Understanding of Lars Norén’s Journal
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Deatchment, Kenneth Goldsmith, Lars Norén, Lyn Hejinian, Return of the real, Performatvity, Simone Weil
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Tidskrift för litteraturvetenskap
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2011
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55 - 65
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Föreningen för utgivande av Tidskrift för litteraturvetenskap
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1104-0556
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Swedish
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