Event orizon - Fiji 1987: The eventness of the event

John O'Carroll

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)


This chapter addresses Alain Baidiou's theorisation of eventness by bringing it into relation with phenomenology and the artwork. In particular, it looks at the presentation of the coups in Fiji in fiction, raising questions of the phenomenology of the event, and the possibility of deconstruction.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe event, the subject, and the artwork
Subtitle of host publicationInto the twenty-first century
Editors McCulloch, Goodrich
Place of PublicationUnited Kingdom
PublisherCambridge Scholars Publishing
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9781443870696
Publication statusPublished - 2015


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O'Carroll, J. (2015). Event orizon - Fiji 1987: The eventness of the event. In McCulloch, & Goodrich (Eds.), The event, the subject, and the artwork: Into the twenty-first century (1st ed., pp. 197-210). Cambridge Scholars Publishing.