Saunders analyzes the ideological makes use of of loss in literary, philosophical, and social texts from the overdue nineteenth and twentieth centuries in the course of the lens of women's lament traditions and comprises philosophical texts via Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Derrida; and literary works via William Faulkner, Stéphane Mallarmé, Dimitris Hatzis, and Tahar Ben Jelloun.
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