Anti- and Neo-Realism in 20th Century Literature

Project of a Workshop for the AILC-Conference 2003 in Hong Kong

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Time-table

 

 

Monday

 

Chair    Christine Baron

11.00

Introduction

11.10    

Christine Baron (Littérature générale et comparée, Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, F): Réalisme et antiréalisme: une généalogie complexe

11.30     .

Sieghild Bogumil-Notz (Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, D): »Laquelle est la vraie?« Quelques réflexions à propos de la réalité en poésie

11.50    

Holger Schulze (Universitaet der Kuenste, Berlin, D): Realism as Efficacy: On the Tectonic of Texts in the Web

12.10    

Discussion

 

 

 

Chair    Manfred Engel

02.00      

Ahn, Mun-Yeong (Dep. of German, Chungnam National University, Taejon, South Korea): The Stories of Bak Ji Won (1737-1805): Pragmatic Realism Directed against the Confucian Nobility in 18th-Century Korea

02.20      

Manfred Engel (Dep. of German, Universitaet des Saarlandes, D): Forms and Functions of Anti-Realism in the Literature of High Modernism

02.40      

Micéala Symington (Nice, F): Anti-realism and the Image: From Symbolism to Surrealism

03.00      

Discussion

 

 
   

 

Tuesday

 

Chair    Micéala Symington

11.00    

Timo Kaitaro (Université de Joensuu, Finlande; Academy of Finland): Le Surréalisme comme réalisme ouvert

11.20    

Jüri Talvet (University of Tartu, Estonia): »The Magic Border«: Notes on »Magic Realism« in Modern Latin-American Prose Fiction

11.40    

Rose Hsiu-li Juan (Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Chung Hsing University, Taiwan): Magic + Realism: The Tribal Imagination in Louise Erdrich's Novels

12.00    

Discussion

 

 

 

Chair    Manfred Engel

02.00      

Hans-Walter Schmidt-Hannisa (University of Cork, Ireland): Writing in the Oneiric Mode: Anti-Realism in the Fantastic Writings of Alfred Kubin

02.20      

Monika Schmitz-Emans (Ruhr-Universität Bochum, D): À la recherche de la réalité perdue: Ambiguous Alliances between Literature and Photography

02.40      

Alberto Hernández-Lemus (Dep. of Philosophy and Comparative Literature, Colorado College, USA): Deleuze's Account of Italian Neorealism: The Incursion of the Virtual

03.00      

Discussion

 

 
   

 

Thursday

 

Chair    Christine Baron

11.00    

Nathan P. Devir (Dept. of Comparative Literature, Pennsylvania State University, USA): Representations of Social Action in Nikos Kazantzakis’ »The Last Temptation of Christ« (1960)

11.20    

Gert Hofmann (Dep. of German, Cork, IRE): »Alle Asche ist Blütenstaub«. Romantic Commotions between Anti-Idealism and Meta-Realism

11.40    

Jean Bessière (Littérature générale et comparée, Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, F): Égalité du mimétisme et de l'antimimétisme

12.00

Discussion

 

 

 

Chair    Jean Bessière

02.00      

Tumba Shango Lokoho (Littérature générale et comparée, Paris, Sorbonne Nouvelle, F): La Littérature Romanesque d'Afrique subsaharienne francophone: entre réalisme, post-colonialisme et postmodernisme

02.20      

M. Logan (Department of English, University of Botswana): Representing the »Other«: Myth or Reality?

02.40      

John Mc Allister (University of Bostwana, Gaborne): The »Unreal« Other: Illustrating the Exotic in Colonial and Post-Colonial Travel Literature

03.00      

Discussion

 

 

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