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... to record the gestures of, a consciousness tormented by disgust. This disgust,
this experience of the superfluity of things and of moral values, is simultaneously
a psychological crisis and a metaphysical problem. Sartre's solution is nothing if ...
More complex and problematic, however, is Sarraute's insistence that
psychological analysis in the novel is equally ... By psychology in the novel, she
means Woolf, Joyce, Proust: novels which explore a substratum of hidden
thoughts and ...
The film eschews all psychology; there is no probing of states of feeling, of inner
anguish. Nana knows herself to be free, Godard tells us. But that freedom has no
psychological interior. Freedom is not an inner, psychological something—but ...
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AGAINST INTERPRETATION: And Other EssaysUser Review - Kirkus
If one were to judge these essays in terms of price, their value would be very high. At her best (and worst) Miss Sontag offers three pennies worth of thought in any one sentence. "The function of ... Read full review