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Die Poetik des Marginalen: Eine vergleichende Untersuchung der Werke von Orhan Pamuk und W. G. Sebald

Münüklü, Ersin (2015) Die Poetik des Marginalen: Eine vergleichende Untersuchung der Werke von Orhan Pamuk und W. G. Sebald. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) thesis, University of Kent,. (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

Literature increasingly deals with marginalized individuals, criticizes dominant structures, uncovers hidden traces from a suppressed past and attempts to restitute the voices of marginalized people. Orhan Pamuk and W. G. Sebald engage with what is considered to be marginal in various ways in their prose: marginal spaces (political and geographical peripheries), marginal times (marginalized past), marginalized people and objects (ruins, dilapidated buildings and seemingly dispensable objects) are the main subject matters in their works. The empathic engagement with the marginal constitutes a poetic principle in their narratives, in which the marginal is attributed with a specific significance and as a model of knowledge is given ethic-aesthetical value: a poetics of the marginal.

Item Type: Thesis (Doctor of Philosophy (PhD))
Thesis advisor: Hutchinson (Prof. Dr.), Ben
Uncontrolled keywords: Orhan Pamuk, W. G. Sebald, Marginality, Marginalization, Center and Periphery, Post-War Germany, Modern Turkey, Istanbul, Anatolia, Shoa, Multidirectional Memory, Cultural Memory, Historiography, Intertextuality, Restitution.
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages > Philosophy
Depositing User: Users 1 not found.
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2016 18:00 UTC
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2020 04:07 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/53864 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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