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Bourassa, Alan
Deleuze and American literature : affect and virtuality in Faulkner, Wharton, Ellison, and McCarthy / Alan Bourassa
1st ed
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  PS374.C43 B68 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Characters and characteristics in literature
Human beings in literature
Humanity in literature
Subject Deleuze, Gilles, 1925-1995 -- Criticism and interpretation
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Criticism and interpretation
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937 -- Criticism and interpretation
Ellison, Ralph -- Criticism and interpretation
McCarthy, Cormac, 1933- -- Criticism and interpretation
Physical Description 210 p. ; 22 cm
Contents Literature, character and the human -- Wharton's aesthetics and the ethics of affect -- Invisible man: affect, history, race -- Cormac McCarthy and the event of the human -- The moral singularity: Hardy's Tess of the D'urbervilles and McCarthy's Blood meridian -- Absalom, absalom! time and the virtual -- Riders of the virtual sage: Zane Grey, Cormac McCarthy and the transformation of the popular Western -- Conclusion: the ethic of the nonhuman
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-204) and index

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