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The view from nowhere : essays in literature, mysticism, and philosophy

Author: Philip Beitchman
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2001.
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Beitchman, Philip, 1939-
View from nowhere.
Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2001
(OCoLC)606549122
Online version:
Beitchman, Philip, 1939-
View from nowhere.
Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2001
(OCoLC)609174041
Named Person: Jean Baudrillard; Søren Kierkegaard; Jean Baudrillard; Søren Kierkegaard
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Beitchman
ISBN: 0761819908 9780761819905
OCLC Number: 46240361
Description: xi, 209 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preamble: Charles Baudelaire's Poeme du haschisch as Prototype for a Cinematic Perception of Reality 1 --
Chapter 1 Milton and Cabala Reconsidered 9 --
Chapter 2 Cabala and Literature 45 --
Interlude: Psychotic Episode as Passage, Inferno and Paradise: Gerard de Nerval's Aurelia as Other World 79 --
Chapter 3 'Fatal Strategies' of Soren Kierkegaard 89 --
Chapter 4 Transcending Hegel 107 --
Chapter 5 What it means to be really Nietzschean: Baudrillard's Philosophy of Simulation and an Ethics of Misreading 119 --
Epilogue: Enigma, Exigence, Expiation--Hegel, Blanchot, Des Forets 131.
Responsibility: Philip Beitchman.
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With great learning and rich suggestiveness, this book invokes a great, wide-ranging ocean of a text, and all that a reader can do is view it from a shore that may have already been washed away. -- Read more...

 
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