By Leo Bersani

Leo Bersani is an eminent literary critic whose influential paintings spans part a century. His monstrous, in lots of methods unclassifiable, oeuvre has traversed and blurred the limits of the disciplines of contemporary French literature, literary feedback, psychoanalysis, artwork historical past, movie concept, philosophical aesthetics, and masculinity stories and sexuality reports. Oxford college Press released Bersani's first ebook, on Proust, in 1965, however the paintings has lengthy been out of print. This new version is available in reaction to a contemporary renewal of curiosity between philosophers of literature, between others, and lines a brand new preface from the author.

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