Reheated Figures: Five Ways of Looking at Leftovers

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Companion to the Modern American Novel 1900-1950
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages25
ISBN (Print)9780631206873
StatePublished - May 5 2009


  • Associated with leftovers - cohabitation/clever/presence
  • Five ways of looking at leftovers
  • Food particles - are "leftovers"
  • Price to be paid - for preserving gap between the Real and its symbolization
  • Remains or scraps - marked as peculiarly modern
  • Two kinds of "remains" - decaying, but still useable/dead, materially transformed

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