Henry Miller: The Inhuman Artist (BOK)

Indrek Manniste

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Against skeptics, M nniste argues that Miller does indeed have a philosophy of his own, which underpins most of his texts. It is demonstrated that this philosophy, as a metaphysical sense of life, forms a system the understanding of which is necessary to adequately explain even some of the most basic of Miller's ideas. Building upon his notion of the inhuman artist, Miller's philosophical foundation is revealed through his literary attacks against the metaphysical design of the modern age. It is argued that, by repudiating some of the most potent elements of late modernity such as history, modern technology and an aesthetisized view of art, Miller paves the way for overcoming Western metaphysics. Finally it is showed that, philosophically, this aim is governed by Miller's idiosyncratic concept of art, in which one is led towards self-liberation through transcending the modern society and its dehumanizing pursuits.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Indrek Manniste
Forlag
BERTRAMS PRINT ON DEMAND
ISBN 9781623561086
Antall sider 192 Dimensjoner 15,9cm x 23,8cm x 1,8cm
Vekt 374 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd

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