The Jungle as a Metaphor of the Human Mind: Urs Widmer's Novel 'In the Congo'

By Eva Meidl.

Published by The Humanities Collection

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The jungle as a shifting metaphor in Urs Widmer's novel 'In the Congo' uncovers the ambiguity of human nature .

Keywords: Urs Widmer, Swiss Literature, Metaphor

The International Journal of the Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 8, pp.91-96. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.811MB).

Dr Eva Meidl

Eva Meidl was born in Vienna and migrated to Australia in 1977. She has been lecturing German language and literature at the University of Tasmania since 1993. She is the author of Soziale Kritik im Werk Elias Canettis (1929-1952): Studien zum Begriff des “Verwandlungsverbotes” (1994), Veza Canettis Sozialkritik in der revolutionären Nachkriegszeit (1998), A Donation to the Colony: The epic voyage on the “Hannah” of German and British free settlers and their contribution to Van Diemen's Land (2004) and many articles.


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