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Guilty Aesthetic Pleasures

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674986466

Publication Date: 09/03/2018

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288 pages

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

World

  • Introduction
  • 1. The Intellectual Critics and the Pleasures of Complexity
  • 2. Appetite for Deconstruction
  • 3. New Historicism and the Aesthetics of the Archive
  • 4. Lolita and the Stakes of Form
  • 5. Why Is Beloved So Universally Beloved?
  • Conclusion: Reading the Surface in the Distance
  • Notes
  • Works Cited
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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