Romanticism and Contemporary Criticism

The Gauss Seminar and Other Papers by Paul de Man

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ContributionsE. S. Burt (Editor), Kevin Newmark (Editor), Andrej Warminski (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
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Open LibraryOL7870013M
ISBN 100801844614
ISBN 109780801844614

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Romanticism and Contemporary Criticism 作者: Professor Paul de Man 出版社: The Johns Hopkins University Press 副标题: The Gauss Seminar and Other Papers 出版年: 定价: USD 装帧: Paperback ISBN: Author: Professor Paul de Man. Description. Using Phillipe Lacoue-Labarthe and Jean-Luc Nancy's groundbreaking study of the persistence of German Idealist philosophy as his starting point, Justin Clemens presents a valuable study of the links between Romanticism and contemporary theory.

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