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Renunciation

Acts of Abandonment by Writers, Philosophers, and Artists

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$52.50 • £42.95 • €47.50

ISBN 9780674967830

Publication Date: 01/04/2016

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432 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • Overview
  • 1. William James, Arthur Rimbaud, Stéphane Mallarmé, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Jackson Pollock, Bob Dylan, Susan Sontag
  • 2. J. D. Salinger, Thomas Merton, Ad Reinhardt
  • 3. Søren Kierkegaard, Regine Olsen, Franz Kafka, Felice Bauer, Philip Rieff, Susan Sontag
  • 4. Glenn Gould, Thomas Bernhard
  • 5. Ludwig Wittgenstein
  • 6. Ralph Waldo Emerson, Friedrich Nietzsche, Ludwig Wittgenstein
  • 7. George Oppen, Paul Celan
  • 8. Agnes Martin
  • Acknowledgments
  • Works Cited and Consulted
  • Index

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