Modernist Eroticisms: European Literature After Sexology

Modernist Eroticisms: European Literature After Sexology

by A. Schaffner
     
 

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.  See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781137030290
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
10/30/2012
Series:
Palgrave Studies in Modern European Literature Series
Edition description:
2012
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

EMILY APTER Professor of French, English and Comparative Literature, New York University, USA
THOMAS BALDWIN Senior Lecturer in French and Co-Director of the Centre for Modern European Literature, University of Kent, UK MICHAEL BELL, FBA Professor Emeritus in English and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick, UK
ELIZABETH BOA Emeritus Professor of German, University of Nottingham, UK
DANIELA CASELLI Senior Lecturer in English, University of Manchester, UK
LISA DOWNING Professor of French Discourses of Sexuality and Director of the Centre for the Interdisciplinary Study of Sexuality and Gender in Europe (CISSGE), University of Exeter, UK
BEN HUTCHINSON Reader in Modern German and Comparative Literature, Co-Director of the Centre for Modern European Literature, University of Kent, UK
JEAN-MICHEL RABATÉ Vartan Gregorian Professor in the Humanities, University of Pennsylvania, USA
RITCHIE ROBERTSON Director of the Oxford Kafka Research Centre, UK

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