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The discontinuous universe; selected writings in contemporary consciousness. Edited by Sallie Sears [and] Georgianna W. Lord.

; Lord, Georgianna W., compiler
New York, Basic Books [1972] .
ISBN 0465016677, 9780465016679

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George Washington
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Other Authors Lord, Georgianna W.,
Subjects Arts -- Collections.
Description xv, 476 pages 24 cm
Copyright Date [1972]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents part 1 The division of consciousness and the destruction of conventions Introduction from Writing Degree Zero / Roland Barthes -- The death of the author / Roland Barthes -- Excerpt from for a new novel / Alain Robbe-Grillet -- Three dialogues / Samuel Beckett and Georges Duthuit -- The icon and the absurd / Jan Knott -- Indirect impact of the epic theatre / Bertolt Brecht -- Excerpt from notes and counter notes: writings on the theatre / Eugène Ionesco -- part 2 Man in the discontinous universe Experimental music / John Cage -- The aesthetics of silence / Susan Sontag -- Chance-imagery / George Brecht -- Excerpts from for a new novel / Alain Robbe-Grillet -- Two or three ideas / Wallace Stevens -- Is there any poetic writing? / Roland Barthes -- The representation of nature in contemporary physics / Werner Heisenberg -- The instrumentally extended world / P.W. Bridgman.
part 3 toward a new set of relations between the unconscious and the conscious Language and eros / Norman O. Brown -- Excerpts from the theatre and its double / Antonin Artaud -- Excerpts from the armies of the night / Norman Mailer -- The omnipresence of the grotesque / Benjamin Nelson -- Excerpts from Notes and counter notes: writings on the theatre / Eugène Ionesco -- Self-consciousness / R.D. Laing -- A new refutation of time / Jorge Luis Borges -- The existential analysis school of thought / Ludwig Binswanger -- Finding in a case of schizophrenic depression / Eugene Minkowski -- Challenge and collapse: the nemesis of creativity / Marshall McLuhan.
part 4 Patterns and consequences of self-reflective art Toward an unanxious profession / Harold Rosenberg -- The art object and the esthetics of impermanence / Harold Rosenberg -- Manifesto / Allan Kaprow -- Interview in Cahiers du cinéma / Jean-Luc Godard -- Bodies in space: film as "carnal knowledge" / Annette Michelson -- Le journal d'un curé de Campagne and the stylistics of Robert Bresson / André Bazin -- Forerunners of modern music / John Cage -- The literarization of the theatre / Bertolt Brecht -- pt. 5 Contemporary violence and the new search for coherency From "the science of the concrete" / Claude Lévi-Strauss -- Definition of man / Kenneth Burke -- From "behavior in extreme situations: coercion" / Bruno Bettelheim -- Akropolis: treatment of the text / Ludwik Flaszen -- From "totalitarianism in power" / Hannah Arendt -- From "the survivor" / Robert Jay Lifton -- The art of suicide / A. Alvarez.
Genre Collections.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)309245
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