Literature, Philosophy, Nihilism
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By (author) Shane Weller
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Literature, Philosophy, Nihilism by Shane Weller
Book DescriptionThis book charts the history of the concept of nihilism in some of the most important philosophers and literary theorists of the modern and postmodern periods, including Heidegger, Adorno, Blanchot, Derrida, and Vattimo. Weller offers the first in-depth analysis of nihilism's key role in the thinking of the aesthetic since Nietzsche.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230551541
(216mm x 140mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 11-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Shane Weller
Modernist Eroticisms, Hardback (September 2012)
This volume explores the impact of sexological and early psychoanalytic conceptions of sexual perversion on the representation of the erotic in the work of a range of major European modernists (including Joyce, Kafka, Lawrence, Mann, Proust and Rilke) as well as in that of some less-well-known figures of the period such as Dujardin and Jahnn.
Modernism and Nihilism, Paperback (December 2010)
Focusing on a wide range of philosophers and writers, from Nietzsche to Derrida and Flaubert to Borges, this book charts the history of the deployment of the concept of nihilism within the discourses of philosophical and aesthetic modernism and considers the similarities and differences between modernist and postmodernist approaches to nihilism.
Beckett, Literature and the Ethics of Alterity, Hardback (May 2006)» View all books by Shane Weller
Beckett's oeuvre has been deployed as exemplary of the affirmation of an alterity that resists dialectical mastery and makes possible a post-metaphysical ethics. This book views through an analysis of the interrelated topics of translation, comedy, and gender that to read Beckett in this way is to miss the strangely 'anethical' nature of his work.
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Author Biography - Shane Weller
SHANE WELLER is Reader in Comparative Literature in the School of European Culture and Languages at the University of Kent, UK. His publications include A Taste for the Negative: Beckett and Nihilism (2005), Beckett, Literature and the Ethics of Alterity (2006) and The Flesh in the Text (2007, co-edited with Thomas Baldwin and James Fowler).
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