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On bathos

Author: Sara Crangle; Peter Nicholls
Publisher: London : Continuum, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

This essay collection reveals how bathos has become so central to literature, fine art, and music >


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Crangle; Peter Nicholls
OCLC Number: 694142663
Notes: Formerly CIP.
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 189 pages) : illustrations
Contents: On Bathos: Introduction, Peter Nicoholls and Sara Crangle (New York University, USA and University of Sussex, UK); 2. What is Bathos?, Keston Sutherland (University of Sussex, UK); 3. Dada is Bathos! Or: of the the hobbyhorse endlessly rocking, Sara Crangle (University of Sussex, UK); 4. The Strings are False: Bathos, Pastoral, and Social Reflexivity in 1930s British Poetry, Tyrus Miller; 5. Jim the Jerk: Bathos and Loveliness in the Poetry of James Schuyler, John Wilkinson (University of Notre Dame, USA); 6. She Disappeared into Unhappy Consciousness: Louise Bourgeois and the Bathos of Surrealism, Doug Haynes (University of Sussex, UK); 7. Cultures of Musical Failures, Francesca Brittan (University of Cambridge, UK); 8. Bathos and Mind-reading, Bob Perelman (University of Pennsylvania, USA); 9. Low Resistance, Martin Crowley (University of Cambridge, UK); 10. Kallos anti-Bathos? (From Calle to Freud, Lacan, and back), Jean-Michel Rabate (University of Pennsylvania, USA); Index.
Responsibility: edited by Sara Crangle and Peter Nicholls.


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"We think we know what bathos is and how to judge it. This fascinating collection of essays shows just how mistaken we have been. Bathos is a concept that productively unsettles many existing Read more...

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