Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2018

288 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474429528

Bookseller Code (06)

Mallarme and the Politics of Literature

Sartre, Kristeva, Badiou, Rancière

First Edition

Robert Boncardo

Published by Edinburgh University Press


  • Explains different thinkers' distinct approaches to Mallarmé's poetry and prose, in particular to their political significance
  • Reflects on the various ways literature has been conceived of politically by French thinkers
  • The first work of English-language scholarship on each of these thinkers' reading of Mallarmé and the first work to read each of these thinkers in tandem, locating their points of contact and difference

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