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Baudelaire and Schizoanalysis The Socio-Poetics of Modernism

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ISBN-10: 0521031346

ISBN-13: 9780521031349

Edition: 2006

Authors: Eugene W. Holland, Michael Sheringham

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This study of Baudelaires writings applies the principles of schizoanalysis to literary history and cultural studies. By resituating psychoanalysis in its socio-economic and cultural context, this framework provides an illuminating approach to the poetry and art criticism of the foremost French modernist. Professor Hollands book draws upon and transforms virtually the entire spectrum of recent Baudelaire scholarship and demonstrates the impact of the capitalist market and its attendant authoritarianism (as well as Baudelaires much-discussed family circumstances) on the psychology and poetics of the writer, who abandoned his romantic idealism in favour of a modernist cynicism that has…    
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Book details

List price: $54.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/2/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 5.43" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.924
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Poetics
Correspondences versus beauty
Spleen and evil
Psychopoetics
Romantic temperament and 'Spleen and Ideal'
Modernist imagination and the 'Tableaux Parisiens'
Sociopoetics
Decoding and recoding in the prose poems
The prose poem narrator
Conclusion
Notes
Select bibliography
Index