Spoiled Distinctions: Aesthetics and the Ordinary in French Modernism

Spoiled Distinctions: Aesthetics and the Ordinary in French Modernism

by Hannah Freed-Thall

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190887391
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 05/01/2018
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Hannah Freed-Thall is Assistant Professor of French Literature, Thought and Culture at New York University.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part One: Aesthetic Disorientation in Proust
1. Prestige
2. Babble
3. Nuance

Part Two: Mid-Century Experiments
4. Profanation in Ponge
5. Sarraute's Bad Taste
6. Afterword

Notes
References

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