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By Rachele Dini

This publication examines synthetic waste and remaindered people in literary opinions of capitalism by way of twentieth-century writers linked to the old avant-garde and their descendants. construction on fresh paintings in new materialism and waste experiences, Rachele Dini reads waste as a strategy or part amenable to interruption. From an preliminary exploration of waste and re-use in 3 Surrealist texts via Giorgio de Chirico, André Breton, and Mina Loy, Dini traces the conceptualization of waste within the writing of Samuel Beckett, Donald Barthelme, J.G. Ballard, William Gaddis, and Don DeLillo. In exploring the connection among waste, capitalism, and literary experimentation, this publication exhibits that the legacy of the ancient avant-garde is certain up with a permanent religion within the radical power of waste. the 1st examine to concentration particularly on waste within the twentieth-century mind's eye, this can be a invaluable contribution to the increasing box of waste studies.

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