The Flowers of Tarbes: Or, Terror in Literature

The Flowers of Tarbes: Or, Terror in Literature

by Jean Paulhan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0252030192

ISBN-13: 9780252030192

Pub. Date: 11/11/2005

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252030192
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
11/11/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

IA portrait of terror
1Literature in its wild state1
2Poverty and hunger9
3Words are frightening17
IIThe myth of the power of words
4Terror in more detail27
5In which the reader sees the author the other way round36
6Terror is seen to be wanting45
IIIInventing a rhetoric
7An optical illusion57
8Terror finds a way of justifying itself66
9Terror fulfilled74
10A device to reverse the direction of literature84

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