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Mallarme and the Politics of Literature: Sartre, Kristeva, Badiou, Rancière

Robert Boncardo

Abstract

Mallarmé and the Politics of Literature: Sartre, Kristeva, Badiou, Rancière recounts the radical readings of Mallarmé’s seminal poems by some of France’s most important 20th century thinkers. The book attempts to answer the question of why Mallarmé — one of modernity’s most ingenious yet obscure poets — was so important to French philosophers. With in-depth studies of Jean-Paul Sartre, Julia Kristeva, Alain Badiou and Jacques Rancière, along with shorter analyses of Jean-Claude Milner and Quentin Meillassoux, Mallarmé and the Politics of Literature situates Mallarmé with these thinkers’ philos ... More

Keywords: Stéphane Mallarmé, Poetry, Literature, Politics, Jean-Paul Sartre, Julia Kristeva, Alain Badiou, Jacques Rancière, Jean-Claude Milner, Quentin Meillassoux

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781474429528
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429528.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert Boncardo, author
University of Sydney