Fälschungen als Systemfehler oder Faktor künstlerischer Produktivität?

  • Experimentation with forgeries in art and literature as a deliberate renunciation of authenticity and originality was practiced long before postmodern times. The following article shows a network of literary forgers playing around with apocryphal constructs. It monitors a chain reaction from the pioneer Cervantes in his meta-fictional second part of 'Don Quixote' to Jorge Luis Borges' "Pierre Menard" rewriting one chapter of Cervantes' classic and Umberto Eco's postmodern construction of Borges' invented character Bustos Domecq ending up at Pablo Katchadjian's "Aleph gaining weight". Radical appropriation between artistic resource and informal practice contributes to dismantled orthodoxy, subverted values, and attacked conventions. Plagiarism loses its harming effect; instead, authors celebrate different types of forgeries by simulation, bluff, lies, manipulation, or camouflage. Ultimately, by these artistic devices, they shed light on the affinity to processes of fictionalization itself.

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Author:Yvette Sánchez
Parent Title (Multiple languages):Produktive Fehler, konstruktive Missverständnisse = Erreurs productives, malentendus constructifs, Colloquium Helveticum ; 46
Publisher:Aisthesis Verlag
Place of publication:Bielefeld
Editor:Thomas Hunkeler, Sophie Jaussi, Joëlle Légeret
Document Type:Part of a Book
Date of Publication (online):2018/09/04
Year of first Publication:2017
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Creating Corporation:Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft
Release Date:2018/09/04
GND Keyword:Fälschung; Fälschung <Motiv>; Kunstproduktion; Scheitern; Originalität; Authentizität; Autorschaft; Borges, Jorge Luis; Pastiche; Pierre Ménard, autor del Quijote; Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft
Page Number:16
First Page:13
Last Page:29
Dewey Decimal Classification:8 Literatur / 80 Literatur, Rhetorik, Literaturwissenschaft / 800 Literatur und Rhetorik
Sammlungen:CompaRe | Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft
CompaRe | Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft / Aisthesis Verlag
Zeitschriften / Jahresberichte:Colloquium Helveticum / Produktive Fehler, konstruktive Missverständnisse = Erreurs productives, malentendus constructifs (Colloquium Helveticum ; 46.2017)
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht