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The void of ethics : Robert Musil and the experience of modernity

Author: Patrizia C McBride
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, ©2006.
Series: Avant-garde and modernism studies.
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This study of Robert Musil's writings reconstructs his understanding of ethics as an experience that eludes language and thought. Situating his work within its contemporary cultural-philosophical  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McBride, Patrizia C.
Void of ethics.
Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, c2006
(OCoLC)607837881
Named Person: Robert Musil; Robert Musil; Robert Musil; Robert Musil; Robert Musil; Robert Musil
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patrizia C McBride
ISBN: 0810121085 9780810121089 0810121093 9780810121096
OCLC Number: 57251067
Description: xi, 231 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: An unfashionable modernist --
Törless and the delusions of sensuality --
The mathematical man, or the advantages of scientific precision --
World War I and the troubles of a "Time devoid of ordering concepts" --
Kant and the ethos of aesthetic judgment --
Staging the failure of an aesthetic Utopia: The man without qualities --
Fragments of an inductive ethos.
Series Title: Avant-garde and modernism studies.
Responsibility: Patrizia C. McBride.
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"McBride has done an admirable job of connecting a number of disparate elements of Musil's work into a meaningful version of its coherence." --"symploke"

 
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