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By Kat Rosenfield

An arresting un-coming-of-age tale, from a wide ranging expertise

Becca has consistently longed to damage loose from her small, backwater place of birth. however the discovery of an unidentified useless woman at the facet of a dust highway sends the town--and Becca--into a tailspin. not able to make experience of the violence of the skin international creeping into her yard, Becca unearths herself taking flight inward, paralyzed from relocating ahead for the 1st time in her existence.

Short chapters detailing the final days of Amelia Anne Richardson's lifestyles are intercut with Becca's personal summer season because the parallel tales of 2 younger women suffering from self-identity and relationships at the side twist the reader nearer and in the direction of the reality approximately Amelia's loss of life.

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Frank 158). The material­ ized awareness of this discrepancy between endeavor and (necessary) failure is called Romantic Irony. Romantic Irony is an objective feature of self-­ reflexive literature that, while acknowledging its limits, continually strives against them (one of the key documents on irony is the Critical, or Lyceum, fragment no. 108; cf. KFSA 2: 160; cf. ). Allegory and that kind of irony (of which L2N make very short shrift indeed; cf. LA 78, Newmark), both forms of uneigentliche Rede, are necessary complements, originating from the same conditions, but with a marked difference, as Marshall Brown remarks with unsurpassed 32 Christoph Bode economy: “Allegory is irony with a purpose; irony is allegory freed of the melancholy inherent in the inability to express its meaning directly” (99).

But at the end of this critical essay one might well ask: how many, even among the best intentioned, will be deprived of the joyful chance of ever repeating Jena because of the rifts and drifts of L2N’s reading? And Daniel Hoolsema’s millennial hope, “Jena was once, and might be again if it but opens us onto the parturition of the era beyond the era of the subject” (865), might well be doomed simply because of their special brand of appropria­ tion. In a critique of LA with which one cannot be absolutely happy, Mileur asks whether L2N are not trying to reinstall philosophy in the guise of ‘the­ ory’ (cf.

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