The Essayistic Touch: Saramago's Version of Blindness and Lucidity
- Author(s): Brune, Krista
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This paper analyzes José Saramago's Ensaio sobre a ceguiera and Ensaio sobre a lucidez as essayistic novels. After a theoretical overview of the essay as a genre, the paper focuses on the essayistic traits of these works and proposes a possible allegorical reading of these two novels.