Understanding Bergson, Understanding Modernism

Understanding Bergson, Understanding Modernism

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ISBN-13: 9781628923476
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 07/17/2014
Series: Understanding Philosophy, Understanding Modernism
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Laci Mattison is a PhD candidate in English Literature at Florida State University, USA.

Table of Contents

Foreword, Suzanne Guerlac
Abbreviations
Contributors
Introduction, Paul Ardoin, S. E. Gontarski, and Laci Mattison

Part 1. Conceptualizing Bergson
1. (Re)Reading Time and Free Will : (Re)Discovering Bergson for the Twenty-First Century, Mary Ann Gillies
2. Bergson's Matter and Memory : From Time to Space, David Addyman
3. Comedies of Errors: Bergson's Laughter in Modernist Contexts, Jan Walsh Hokenson
4. Sub Specie Durationis, or the Free Necessity of Life's Creativeness in Bergson's Creative Evolution, David Scott
5. A Reading of Two Sources of Morality and Religion, or Bergsonian Wisdom, Emotion, and Integrity, Michael R. Kelly
6. The Inclination of Philosophy: The Creative Mind and the Articulation of a Bergsonian Method, Paul Atkinson

Part 2. Bergson and Aesthetics
7. Bergson, Vitalism, and Modernist Literature, Paul Douglass
8. Perception Sickness: Bergsonian Sensitivity and Modernist Paralysis, Paul Ardoin
9. " Blast . . . Bergson? " Wyndham Lewis ' s " Guilty Fire of Friction ", Charlotte de Mille
10. Bergson and Proust: A Question of Influence, Pete A. Y. Gunter
11. Joyce's Matter and Memory: Perception and Memory-Events in Finnegans Wake, Dustin Anderson
12. Minds Meeting: Bergson, Joyce, Nabokov, and the Aesthetics of the Subliminal, Leona Toker
13. Modernist Energeia: Henri Bergson and the Romantic Idea of Language, Sarah Posman
14. H.D.'s Intuitional Imagism: Memory, Desire, and the Image in Process, Laci Mattison
15. Bergson and the Comedy of Horrors, John Mullarkey
16. Time and Free Will: Bergson, Modernism, Superheroes, and Watchmen, Eric Berlatsky
17. The Joys of Atavism, Claire Colebrook

Part 3. Glossary
Index

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