Basic information
22 October 2009 at 15:15 until 23 October 2009 at 18:30
ZRC SAZU, Mala dvorana, Ljubljana

Organizer
Institute of Slovenian Literature and Literary Studies
Slovenian Comparative Literature Association
Description

Programme

Thursday, October 22

15.15 Opening Remarks

15.30–16.30 Uvodno predavanje
Peter V. ZIMA: Essay and Essayism between Modernism and Postmodernism

Discussion

16.30–17.00 Break

17.00–18.30 First Session
Marko URŠIČ: Kdo govori v Montaignevih Esejih? / Who Speaks in Montaigne’s Essays?
Ignacija J. FRIDL: Esej z vidika antične filozofije / The Essay from the Perspective of Ancient Philosophy
Marko JUVAN: Esej in interdiskurzivnost: Vednost med singularnostjo in sensus communis / The Essay and Interdiscursivity: Knowledge between Singularity and sensus communis

Discussion
 
Friday, October 23

10.00–11.30 Second Session
Miran ŠTUHEC: The Essay and Its National Qualifiers?
Ivo POSPÍŠIL: Singularity and the Czech Interwar Essay among the Streams: F. X. Šalda, Karel Čapek, Jaroslav Durych
Péter HAJDU: Narrative and Metaphorical Discourse in Biographical Essays

Discussion
 
11.30–12.00 Break
 
12.00–13.30 Third Session
Remo CESERANI: The Essayistic Style of Walter Benjamin
Iztok OSOJNIK: The Essay and Singularity
Tomaž TOPORIŠIČ: The Essay on Stage: Singularity and Performativity

Discussion
 
13.30–15.30 Lunch
 
15.30–17.00 Fourth Session
Tomo VIRK: The Essay and the Nature of Discourse in Literary Criticism
Bart KEUNEN: Profane Illumination through Essayistic Writing and Thinking. Benjamin and Bakhtin on the Value of Everyday Experience
Darja PAVLIČ: Eliot’s concept of Impersonal Criticism and the Poetics of Singularity

Discussion
 
17.00–17.30 Break

17.30–18.30 General Discussion

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