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Rethinking the Politics of Absurdity - a book by Bowker, Matthew H.

Rethinking the Politics of Absurdity

Albert Camus, Postmodernity, and the Survival of Innocence

Rethinking the Politics of Absurdity( )
Author: Bowker, Matthew H.
Series title:Routledge Innovations in Political Theory Ser.
Publication Date:Nov 2013
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $140.00
Book Description:

What does it mean to describe something or someone as absurd? Why did absurd philosophy and literature become so popular amidst the violent conflicts and terrors of the mid- to late-twentieth century? Is it possible to understand absurdity not as a feature of events, but as a psychological posture or stance? If so, what are the objectives, dynamics, and repercussions of the absurd stance? And in what ways has the absurd stance continued to shape postmodern thought and contemporary...
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Detailed Subjects: Political Science / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:0.75 Pounds

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