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The Dark Matter of Words: Abscence, Unknowing, and Emptiness in Literature

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Timothy Walsh's study of the function and significance of absence in literature demonstrates its centrality in terms of both literary technique and philosophical consequence.

Textual gaps, narrative lacunae, and strategic vagueness, together with the uncertainties that such devices inevitably generate, have been essential elements of literature from Lao-Tzu to Lawrence, fro
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Hardcover, 224 pages
Published February 23rd 1999 by Southern Illinois University Press
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