Eric Beck Rubin is a writer, public speaker, and university instructor living in Toronto. His areas of academic specialty are disparate – Memorials and Memory, Architectural History and Theory, 19th- and 20th-Century Literature, Fin–de–Siècle Vienna, and South Asian and Post–Colonial Studies. The common interest is in the way works of art transmit memory, and what happens when we use fiction as a means of conveying history.
Avoided: On Georges Perec
Georges Perec was not all fun and games: what he was talking about, more than anything else, was the Holocaust....