Commiserating with Devastated Things: Milan Kundera and the by Jason Wirth

By Jason Wirth

Commiserating with Devastated issues seeks to appreciate where Milan Kundera calls “the universe of the novel.” operating via Kundera’s oeuvre in addition to the continental philosophical culture, Wirth argues that Kundera transforms—not applies—philosophical mirrored image inside of literature.

Reading among Kundera’s paintings and his self-avowed culture, from Kafka to Hermann Broch, Wirth asks what it can suggest to insist that philosophy doesn't have a monopoly on knowledge, that the unconventional has its personal modes of knowledge that problem philosophy’s.

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