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Impromptu

Vakil, Ardashir (Ardu). 2014. Impromptu. Raritan, XXXIII(4), pp. 112-126. ISSN 0275-1607 [Article]

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'Impromptu' is a short story that explores how irrational emotions can disrupt a dispassionate scientific mindset - as we follow the narrator dissecting his unexpected feelings: "But why did I cry at this?" after watching a scene from Michael Haneke's film 'Amour' which subtly links to his flashback of a traumatic scene in the science lab: buried, but hauntingly present. The story is a meditations upon memory and selfhood, offering wise insights into messy human lives.

Item Type:

Article

Keywords:

India, Memory, Selfhood, Music, Film, Haneke

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Departments, Centres and Research Units:

English and Comparative Literature

Dates:

DateEvent
2014Published

Item ID:

16109

Date Deposited:

08 Jan 2016 12:26

Last Modified:

18 Jul 2018 14:59

Peer Reviewed:

Yes, this version has been peer-reviewed.

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/16109

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