The Book of Laughter and Forgetting versus Tompkins' paradox

Abstract

This paper introduces an obvious interpretation of what Milan Kundera is “saying” about his characters the students Gabrielle and Michelle: don’t be like this. It contrasts the satirical way of developing character with a Tompkins’ paradox situation. I also raise a rather subtle question about the translation.

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Terence Rajivan Edward
University of Manchester (PhD)

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