Baudelaire and Schizoanalysis: The Socio-Poetics of Modernism (Cambridge Studies in French)

  • Publish Date: 2006-11-02
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Eugene W. Holland
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This is the first book to apply the principles of schizoanalysis to literary history and cultural studies. By resituating psychoanalysis in its socio-economic and cultural context, this framework provides a new and illuminating approach to Baudelaire's poetry and art criticism. Professor Holland demonstrates the impact of military authoritarianism and the capitalist market (as well as Baudelaire's much-discussed family circumstances) on the psychology and poetics of the writer, who abandoned his romantic idealism in favor of a modernist cynicism that has characterized modern culture ever since.



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