Franklin

Worldly acts and sentient things : the persistence of agency from Stein to DeLillo / Robert Chodat.

Author/Creator:
Chodat, Robert, 1970-
Publication:
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 254 p. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Agent (Philosophy) in literature.
Consciousness in literature.
Subjectivity in literature.
Philosophy, Modern, in literature.
Contents:
Introduction : French cathedrals and other forms of life
Sense, science, and slight contacts with other people's minds
Embodiment and the inside
The prose of persons
Selves, sentences, and the styles of holism
Embodiment and the outside
The culture and its loaded words
Conclusion : person and presence, stories and theories.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780801446788 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801446783 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
181602171
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