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  1. Modernism and Nihilism.Shane Weller - 2010 - Palgrave-Macmillan.
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  2. Beckett, Literature, and the Ethics of Alterity.Shane Weller - 2006 - Palgrave-Macmillan.
    If there is one trait common to almost all post-Holocaust theories of literature, it is arguably the notion that the literary event constitutes the affirmation of an alterity that resists all dialectical mastery and makes possible a post-metaphysical ethics. Beckett's oeuvre in particular has repeatedly been deployed as exemplary of just such an affirmation. In Beckett, Literature and the Ethics of Alterity , however, Weller argues through an analysis of the interrelated topics of translation, comedy, and gender that to read (...)
     
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    Nothing to Be Said.Shane Weller - 2003 - Angelaki 8 (1):91 – 108.
    One of the most significant ways in which much late-nineteenth- and early twentieth-century literature and philosophy may be distinguished from their predecessors is in their reliance upon the notion of ‘inexpressibility’ and the limits of the sayable. In this article, I seek not only to chart the history of this tradition, but also to reflect critically upon the use it makes of the concept of ‘the nothing’. For all their differences, in both Wittgenstein and Heidegger one encounters deployments of this (...)
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    The Word Folly: Samuel Beckett's "Comment Dire" ("What is the Word").Shane Weller - 2000 - Angelaki 5 (1):165-180.
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    In Other Words: On the Ethics of Translation.Shane Weller - 2005 - Angelaki 10 (3):171 – 187.
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  6. Literature, Philosophy, Nihilism: The Uncanniest of Guests.Shane Weller - 2008 - Palgrave-Macmillan.
    Absolute devaluation : Friedrich Nietzsche -- Homelessness : Martin Heidegger -- Fatal positivities : Theodor Adorno -- The naive calculation of the negative : Maurice Blanchot -- Bad violence : Jacques Derrida -- The fracture : Giorgio Agamben -- Distortions, or, Nihilism against itself : Gianni Vattimo -- The denial of (Greek) thought : Alain Badiou.
     
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  7. Rather Than Nothing' : Derrida, Literature, and the Resistance of Nihilism.Shane Weller - 2007 - In Simon Wortham & Allison Weiner (eds.), Encountering Derrida: Legacies and Futures of Deconstruction. Continuum.