Leo Bersani, chairman of the French Department at Berkeley, interprets “”a future for Astyanax”” freed from the psychological constraints and. Leo Bersani, A Future for Astyanax: Character and Desire in Literature (London: Marion Boyars, ; hardback, £ ISBN 0 1). Show full title. Ohio Wesleyan UniversityBernard Murchland A Future for Astyanax: Character and Desire in Literature, by Leo Bersani; pp. xii & Boston & Toronto: Litde.
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But he places much knowledge and intelligence on display, and the reader with a learned and resolute curiosity about literary psychology will find his analyses of individual works and authors absorbing.
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Jottkandt -. Dialectically, Bersani’s book reveals that each fof these views is other than it appears. This article has no associated abstract. Sign in to use this feature. His book is about the concepts of desire and the self, and their relationship. A Future for Astyanax: Monthly downloads Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.
In the density of its textual analysis, in its philosophically suggestive account of desire and the self, fot its creative use of recent French criticism, and in the clarity and scope of its perspective on the realistic novel, Bersani’s book is very impressive. There was a problem adding your email address.
Leo Bersani – – Oup Usa. We have become accustomed—and certainly most critics do little to upset this expectation—to think literary criticism as of only marginal relevance to philosophy. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.
Fuhure cookies your experience may not be seamless. Bersani, using a psychoanalytic framework, shows why psychoanalysis would be mistaken to think of this literature of the “deconstructed” self as merely regressive. Leo Bersani, chairman of the French Department at Berkeley, interprets this illicit exchange of favors as an allegory of psychological liberation: Shorter Reviews for further discussion.
The opposition between these two forms of self is the basis for Bersani’s description of the relation of realistic fiction to literature of the “deconstructed” self. Reginald Jackson – – Philosophy 18 Request removal from index. A Future for Astyanax: The “deconstructed” self B fails to recognize the existence of other selves, and hence is really not a self at all.
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Bishop Butler’s Refutation of Psychological Hedonism. The adult self A requires a conflict with other adults: Gender, Desire, and Sexuality in T.
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To have no bounds to one’s desires is thus to lack definition as a self. Maria Einman – – Methis: Built on the Johns Hopkins Bersanj Campus. Allying himself loosely with critics of psychoanalysis like Norman O. On balance, Marxism and Literary Criticism is an instance of a shorter book being better than many longer ones on the same subject.
From the Publisher via CrossRef no proxy euppublishing. Find asyanax on Bersanni. The Fictions of Life and of Art. He futue done so with clarity, discrimination, and a sense of the complexity of the issues he writes about. Paradoxically, the realistic novel offers a less fully leeo view of desire than the literature of the “deconstructed” self. In Racine’s Andromache, the heroine saves her son, Astyanax, from the murderous victors of the Trojan war by consenting to marry Pyrrhus, a disobedient, lustful enemy gor.
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