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The Problem with Pleasure - a book by Frost, Laura

The Problem with Pleasure

Modernism and Its Discontents

The Problem with Pleasure( )
Author: Frost, Laura
ISBN:978-0-231-15272-3
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $80.00
Book Description:

Aldous Huxley decried "the horrors of modern 'pleasure,' " or the proliferation of mass produced, widely accessible entertainment that could degrade or dull the mind. He and his contemporaries, including James Joyce, T. S. Eliot, Gertrude Stein, D. H. Lawrence, and Jean Rhys, sought to radically redefine pleasure, constructing arduous and indirect paths to delight through their notoriously daunting works. Laura Frost follows these experiments in the art of unpleasure, connecting...
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Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Semiotics & Theory
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.24 x 9.126 x 1.01 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds

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