David Ellison's ebook is an bold presentation of the cultured and moral dimensions of Modernist literature. the writer brings jointly philosophical, theoretical, and literary texts ranging over a century and a 1/2 highbrow history--from Kant and Kierkegaard to Freud and Woolf. His learn unearths how the fight among aesthetic and moral matters characterizes each one of them. He combines the insights of philosophical conceptualization, narratology, and psychoanalytic thought to light up the ancient passage from the elegant to the uncanny through the 150-year interval among 1790-1940.
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