Show simple item record Slocombe, William 2008-11-11T11:49:38Z 2008-11-11T11:49:38Z 2005
dc.identifier.citation Slocombe , W 2005 , Nihilism and the Sublime Postmodern . Taylor & Francis . en
dc.identifier.isbn 0415975298
dc.identifier.other PURE: 83483
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dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/1014
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dc.description Slocombe, William, Nihilism and the Sublime Postmodern (New York: Routledge, 2005) RAE2008 en
dc.description.abstract Divided into three parts - history, theory and praxis - this book examines the relationship between nihilism and postmodernism in relation to the sublime. Arguing against the simplistic division in literary criticism between nihilism and the sublime, the book demonstrates that both are clearly implicated with the Enlightenment. Postmodernism, as a product of Enlightenment, is therefore implicitly related to both nihilism and the sublime, despite the fact that it is often characterized as either nihilistic or sublime. Containing chapters on aesthetics and ethics, this book presents a coherent thesis for reappraising the relationship between nihilism and the sublime, and grounds this argument with frequent references to postmodern literature, making it a book suitable for both researchers and those more generally interested in postmodern literature. en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Taylor & Francis
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dc.title Nihilism and the Sublime Postmodern en
dc.type /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/researchoutputtypes/bookanthology/book en
dc.contributor.institution Department of English and Creative Writing en

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