[ilds] Durrell's style

Marc Piel marcpiel at interdesign.fr
Mon Feb 7 15:39:25 PST 2011


James; what "Fraenkel" are you talking about????
Marc
NB: Is there a link?

Le 07/02/11 23:49, James Gifford a écrit :
> A challenging question, Bill!  Do you mean my dissertation, which was on
> textual aporia in Durrell's and Miller's major works?  I heartily
> recommend it to the insomniacs!
>
> The gist is that Durrell, in particular, plays with textual gaps or
> apophasis in a ways that promotes the reader's individual imposition of
> closure.  The most overt instance was Miller's descent into a pit in
> Greece, which has no description in his books but has attracted some
> lovely academic responses...  Alas, it just ain't there!  The link
> between the two was Durrell's quotation of Miller's letters to Fraenkel
> about "the Unknown."
>
> Are your spidey-senses tingling, Bill?
>
> Best,
> Jamie
>
> On 07/02/11 12:38 PM, William Godshalk wrote:
>> I believe -- without checking -- that Jamie Gifford has written on
>> Durrell's style. Could you direct me?
>>
>> Bill
>>
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