Terminal Life: Scenery of Terminal Phase

NISHI Masahiko September 25, 2011 Sakuhin-sha, 348p.
[Japanese] / [Korean]

『Terminal Life: Scenery of Terminal Phase』

NISHI Masahiko September 25, 2011 Terminal Life: Scenery of Terminal Phase, Sakuhin-sha, 348p. ISBN-10:4861823528 ISBN-13: 978-4861823527 3780 [amazon][kinokuniya]


Gregor who finds himself as a bug, and alienated from his families, Meurseault who dozes idly toward death as a condemned criminal and Marcel who lives his elderly life as if riding on living stilts... This book is a series of literary essays that interpret aging and terminal lives, which are described in canonized 20 century literatures!

■Table of Contents

Life of A Bug: Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis
Death from Disgrace: Franz Kafka's The Trial
The Unemployed: Franz Kafka's The Man Who Disappeared
Death from Torture: Franz Kafka's In the Penal Colony
Death from Overwork: Franz Kafka's The Castle
Death Row Inmate: Albert Camus's The Stranger I
Happiness: Albert Camus's The Stranger II
Wobble: Vladimir Nabokov's Invitation to a Beheading
Washout: Louis-Ferdinand Céline's Mort a Credit, etc.
Blossoming Elderly Life: Bruno Schulz's Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass
Scenery of Surrounding the Dead: William Faulkner's As I Lay Dying
String of Time: Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time I
Transmigration of Sounds: Marcel Proust In Search of Lost Time II
Sex of the Elderly: Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time III
Playing a Game of Puberty: Witold Gombrowicz's Pornografia
Onanists: Witold Gombrowicz's Kosmos
Outdoors Wanderer: Samuel Beckett's Molloy
Spending Time Until Death: Samuel Beckett's Malone Dies
Inseparable Human Relation: Samuel Beckett's Endgame
Group and Death: Bashevis Singer's Old Love, etc.
Usage of Shame: John Maxwell Coetzee's Age of Iron
Lives of Humans and Animals: John Maxwell Coetzee's Disgrace

UP:November 9, 2011 REV:November 10, 2011
Translation by TAMURA Noriko
Proofread by KATAOKA Minoru
Aging  ◇Death/Dying (Japanese) 
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