On the Use and Abuse of Literature for Life

Federico Bertoni

Abstract


The essay aims to develop an argument about plots of love and desire in bourgeois modernity. taking the cue from two sample novels: Sentimental education by Flaubert and Lolita by Nabokov. The theoretical framework regards the relationship between literature and experience, between perception and its written expression, specifically refferrig to one of the most fundamental human experience: romantic passion. 

 


Keywords


desire; love; literature

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13125/2039-6597/954

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