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An Art of Desire: Reading Paul Auster


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An Art of Desire: Reading Paul Auster - Herzogenrath, Bernd
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An Art of Desire. Reading Paul Auster the first book-length study solely devoted to the novels of Paul Auster. From the vantage-point of poststructuralist theory, especially Lacanian psychoanalysis and Derridean deconstruction, this book explores the relation of Auster's novels City of Glass, In the Country of Last Things, Moon Palace, and The Music of Chance to the rewriting and deconstruction of genre conventions; their connections to concepts such as catastrophe theory, the sublime, Freud's notion of the 'death ...

An Art of Desire: Reading Paul Auster 1999, Brill/Rodopi, Amsterdam

ISBN-13: 9789042004535

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