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Boredom: The Literary History of a State of Mind (Hardback)
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Boredom: The Literary History of a State of Mind (Hardback)

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Hardback 304 Pages / Published: 01/12/1994
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This work offers an explanation of why boredom both haunts and motivates the literary imagination. Moving from Samuel Johnson to Donald Barthelme, from Jane Austen to Anita Brookner, Spacks shows us at last how we arrived in a postmodern world where boredom is the all-encompassing name we give our discontent. Her book aims to provide new insight into the cultural usefulness - and deep interest - of boredom as a state of mind.

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226768533
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 594 g
Dimensions: 226 x 151 x 24 mm
Edition: 2nd ed.

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