|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Series:||Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture Series , #112|
|Product dimensions:||5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.43(d)|
Table of Contents
1. Introduction: the problem with pleasure; 2. The sublime community; 3. Re-Poe Man: Poe's un-American sublime; 4. Too resurgent: liquidity and consumption in Henry James; 5. Alphabetic pleasures: The Names; 6. J. G. Ballard's empire of the senses: perversion and the failure of authority; 7. Fatal West: W. S. Burrough's perverse destiny; 8. Conclusion: agency in the perverse; Notes; Bibliography; Index.