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Reimagining life [electronic resource] : philosophical pessimism and the revolution of surrealism / Raihan Kadri.

Author/Creator:
Kadri, Raihan, 1977-
Publication:
Madison [N.J.] : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Pub. Group, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (207 p.)
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Subjects:
Surrealism.
Pessimism.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The innovative, wide-ranging study deftly traverses fields of art, politics, philosophy, psychology, and literature. Reimagining Life redefines Surrealism's place in modern intellectual history and offers a new vision of how Surrealist discourse can be connected to contemporary debates in cultural, critical, and theoretical studies.
Contents:
REIMAGINING LIFE; Contents; List of Illustrations; Note on the Text; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Philosophical Pessimism and "The New Spirit"; 2 Revolution of the Mind; 3 Plurality and Unity; 4 From Vitalism to Epivitalism; 5 The Defense of Infinity; Notes; Bibliography; Index
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-186) and index.
ISBN:
1-61147-013-7
OCLC:
846496624