Shan-ni Tsai

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Shan-ni Tsai is a master’s student in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at the National Taiwan University. Her research interests include Deleuze, psychoanalysis, Benjamin, literature of/after modernism, and East Asian thought. She has presented papers on Deleuze’s philosophy of time in relation to Italo Calvino, and on language in relation to Beckett. She is now working on Deleuze’s concepts of time and death in relation to East Asian thought.

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National Taiwan University, Taipei, TW


How to Make Oneself A Dark Precursor: Mr. Palomar’s Practiced Death and Literary Epiphanies
(in DARE 2015: the dark precursor )
keywords: indeterminacy, Italo Clavino, literature