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The Resource Abyss of Reason : Cultural Movements, Revelations, and Betrayals

Abyss of Reason : Cultural Movements, Revelations, and Betrayals

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Abyss of Reason : Cultural Movements, Revelations, and Betrayals
Title
Abyss of Reason
Title remainder
Cultural Movements, Revelations, and Betrayals
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this pathbreaking study, the historical relationship between nineteenth-century spiritualism and twentieth-century surrealism is the basis for a general examination of conflicting movements in literature, art, philosophy, science, and other areas of social life. Because spiritualism delvedinto the world beyond humanity and surrealism was founded on the world within, the two provide a provocative frame for examining the struggles within modern culture. Cottom argues that we must conceive of interpretation in terms of urgency, desire, fierce contention, and impromptu deviation if wewant to understand how things come to bear meaning for us. He demonstrates that even when Victorians holding seances and surrealists composing manifestoes were most foolish, they had much that was valuable to say about the life (and death) of reason
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
LC call number
PN56.S87 -- C68 1991eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Abyss of Reason : Cultural Movements, Revelations, and Betrayals
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=270914
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents -- 1. Introduction -- 2. On the Dignity of Tables -- 3. The Experience of Personation -- 4. The Medium of Reason -- 5. Wording the Subject of Spiritualism -- 6. The Pathology of Beauty -- 7. Dream Work -- 8. Thinking Things -- 9. Purity -- Notes -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
Control code
EBC270914
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (316 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195361704
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC270914
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL270914
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10142198
  • (CaONFJC)MIL52564
  • (OCoLC)936848644
Label
Abyss of Reason : Cultural Movements, Revelations, and Betrayals
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=270914
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents -- 1. Introduction -- 2. On the Dignity of Tables -- 3. The Experience of Personation -- 4. The Medium of Reason -- 5. Wording the Subject of Spiritualism -- 6. The Pathology of Beauty -- 7. Dream Work -- 8. Thinking Things -- 9. Purity -- Notes -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
Control code
EBC270914
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (316 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195361704
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC270914
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL270914
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10142198
  • (CaONFJC)MIL52564
  • (OCoLC)936848644

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