Vergiffenis in Elsschots Het Been: Boorman vs. Laarmans

Download Edit this record How to cite View on PhilPapers
In the novel "Het Been" by the Flemish writer Willem Elsschot. In the novel, a businessman becomes obsessive over the fact that a victim of his unscrupulous business practices refuses to forgive him. This raises the following questions: Why does one find it upsetting when the victim of one's wrongdoing refuses to accept our apologies? Why does one find it upsetting when the victim is unwilling to grant us the forgiveness that we are asking for?
PhilPapers/Archive ID
Upload history
Archival date: 2018-07-29
View other versions
Added to PP index

Total views
69 ( #50,836 of 2,448,854 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
9 ( #48,870 of 2,448,854 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads since first upload
This graph includes both downloads from PhilArchive and clicks on external links on PhilPapers.