Desire : love stories in Western culture / Catherine Belsey

Author(s): Belsey, Catherine
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Subjects: English literature--History and criticism--Theory, etc
Love stories, English--History and criticism
Arthurian romances--History and criticism
Love stories--History and criticism
Desire in literature
Love in literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, Mass. : Blackwell, 1994
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: x, 232 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Illustrations
Preface
Pt. I. Desire now
1. Prologue: Writing About Desire 3
2. Reading Love Stories 21
3. Desire in Theory: Freud, Lacan, Derrida 42
4. Postmodern Love 72
Pt. II. Desire at other times
5. Adultery in King Arthur's Court: Chretien, Malory, Tennyson 97
6. John Donne's Worlds of Desire 130
7. Demon Lovers 150
8. Futures: Desire and Utopia 184
Notes 210
Index 228
Notes: LCCN: 94014118
ISBN: 0631168133 (acid-free paper)
ISBN: 0631168141 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 210-227) and index
OCLC Number: 30109197
ISBN/ISSN: 0631168133
0631168141