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Understanding Bergson, understanding modernism

Author: Paul Ardoin; S E Gontarski; Laci Mattison
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, ©2013.
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A wide-ranging reassessment of Henry Bergson's immense influence on literary Modernism.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Henri Bergson; Henri Bergson; Henri Bergson; Henri Bergson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Ardoin; S E Gontarski; Laci Mattison
ISBN: 9781441172211 1441172211
OCLC Number: 777652927
Description: xiii, 343 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: (Re)reading Time and free will: (re)discovering Bergson for the twenty-first century / Mary Ann Gillies --
Bergson's Matter and memory: from time to space / David Addyman --
Comedies of errors: Bergson's Laughter in modernist contexts / Jan Walsh Hokenson --
Sub specie durationis, or the free necessity of life's creativeness in Bergson's Creative evolution / David Scott --
A reading of Two sources of morality and religion, or Bergsonian wisdom, emotion, and integrity / Michael R. Kelly --
The inclination of philosophy: The creative mind and the articulation of a Bergsonian method / Paul Atkinson --
Bergson, vitalism, and modernist literature / Paul Douglass --
Perception sickness: Bergsonian sensitivity and modernist paralysis / Paul Ardoin --
"Blast...Bergson?" Wyndham Lewis's "Guilty fire of friction" / Charlotte de Mille --
Bergson and Proust: a question of influence / Peter A. Y. Gunter --
Joyce's matter and memory: perception and memory-events in Finnegans wake / Dustin Anderson --
Minds meeting: Bergson, Joyce, Nabokov, and the aesthetics of the subliminal / Leona Toker --
Modernist energeia: Henri Bergson and the romantic idea of language / Sarah Posman --
H.D.'s intuitional imagism: memory, desire, and the image in process / Laci Mattison --
Bergson and the comedy of horrors / John Mullarkey --
Time and free will: Bergson, modernism, superheroes, and Watchmen / Eric Berlatsky --
The joys of atavism / Claire Colebrook --
Bergson on art and creativity / Mark Antliff --
Bergson on Durée / Rebecca Hill --
Bergson on Élan vital / Paul Douglass --
Bergson on evolution / Claire Colebrook --
Bergson on free will and creativity / Rex Gilliland --
Bergson on habit and perception / Paul Ardoin --
Bergson on idealism and realism / Trevor Perri --
Bergson on image and representation / Garin Dowd --
Bergson on instinct / Paul Atkinson --
Bergson on intuition / David Scott --
Bergson on language / Laci Mattison --
Bergson on memory / Heath Massey --
Bergson on movement and specialization / S.E. Gontarski --
Bergson on multiplicity / Paul Atkinson --
Bergson on organization and manufacture / Scott Ortolano.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Ardoin, S.E. Gontarski, and Laci Mattison.

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Here, finally, is a cogent introduction to the work of Henri Bergson. In a series of lucid and engaging chapters, the contributors to Understanding Bergson, Understanding Modernism analyse Bergson's Read more...

 
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