Visionary Fictions by Edward J. Ahearn
Apocalyptic Writing from Blake to the Modern Age

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Beginning with the appearance of visionary writing in the work of William Blake, this book traces the development of the form in texts by authors writing in French, German and English. It includes Novalis, Lautreamont, Breton, William Burroughs, and feminists Monique Wittig and Jamaica Kincaid.
 

About Edward J. Ahearn

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Edward J. Ahearn is University Professor and professor of comparative literature and French studies at Brown University.
 
Published September 25, 1996 by Yale University Press. 208 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference. Non-fiction
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