Violence, Narrative and Myth in Joyce and Yeats: Subjective Identity and Anarcho-Syndicalist Traditions by T. BalinisteanuViolence, Narrative and Myth in Joyce and Yeats: Subjective Identity and Anarcho-Syndicalist Traditions by T. Balinisteanu

Violence, Narrative and Myth in Joyce and Yeats: Subjective Identity and Anarcho-Syndicalist…

byT. Balinisteanu

Hardcover | November 14, 2012

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How can we use art to reconstruct ourselves and the material world? Is every individual an art object? Is the material world an art text? This book answers these questions by examining modernist literature, especially James Joyce and W.B. Yeats, in the context of anarchist intellectual thought and Georges Sorel's theory of social myth.
TUDOR BALINISTEANU is an independent scholar and completed his PhD in English Literature at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, where he taught in the Department of English Literature and in the Comparative Literature Programme. He is the author of Narrative, Social Myth and Reality in Contemporary Scottish and Irish Women's Writing (...
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Title:Violence, Narrative and Myth in Joyce and Yeats: Subjective Identity and Anarcho-Syndicalist…Format:HardcoverDimensions:242 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.84 inPublished:November 14, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230290957

ISBN - 13:9780230290952

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Introduction Yeats's Revolving Gyres: A Metaphorical Language for the Modern Experience of Anarchism, Syndicalism, and Political Aesthetics Social Myth, Material Reality, and the Aesthetico-Ideological Functions of Art The Political Aesthetic of Yeats's Myth in Anarchist and Syndicalist Contexts Social Myth, Literary Narrative, and Political Aesthetics Social Myth and James Joyce's Political Aesthetic Social and Anti-social Aesthetic Drives in Joyce, Yeats, and Sorel W.B. Yeats, Social Myth, and Monoglossia James Joyce, Social Myth, and Heteroglossia Heteroglossic Desubjection and Monoglossic Subjection in Joyce, Yeats, and Sorel: Social Myth, Anarchy, and Syndicalism Modernism, Myth, Violence, and Social Change Modernist Art, Politics, and Social Change: A Sorelian Perspective Modernism, Narrative, and Violence Conclusion Notes Bibliography