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The Culture of Redemption

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674734272

Publication Date: 02/01/1990

232 pages

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  • Prologue
  • I. The Corrective Will
    • 1. Death and Literary Authority: Marcel Proust and Melanie Klein
    • 2. Erotic Assumptions: Narcissism and Sublimation in Freud
    • 3. Boundaries of Time and Being: Benjamin, Baudelaire, Nietzsche
    • 4. Literature and History: Malraux and Bataille
  • II. Encyclopedic Fictions
    • 5. Flaubertian Rhythms of Knowledge
    • 6. Incomparable America
    • 7. Against Ulysses
    • 8. Pynchon, Paranoia, and Literature
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Index

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