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Baxter, Jeannette

J. G. Ballard: Visions and Revisions

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Jeannette Baxter, Rowland Wymer

Part I. ‘Fictions of Every Kind’: Form and Narrative

2. Ballard’s Story of O: ‘The Voices of Time’ and the Quest for (Non)Identity
Rowland Wymer

3. Ballard/Atrocity/Conner/Exhibition/ Assemblage
Roger Luckhurst

4. Uncanny Forms: Reading Ballard’s Non-Fiction’
Jeannette Baxter

Part II. ‘The Angle Between Two Walls’: Sex, Geometry and the Body

5. Pornographic Geometries: The Spectacle as Pathology and as Therapy in The Atrocity Exhibition

Jen Hui Bon Hoa

6. Disaffection and Abjection in J. G. Ballard’s The Atrocity Exhibition and Crash

Emma Whiting

7. Reading Posture and Gesture in Ballard’s Novels
Dan O’Hara

Part III. ‘Babylon Revisited’: Ballard’s Londons

8. The Texture of Modernity in J. G. Ballard’s Crash, Concrete Island and High-Rise

Sebastian Groes

9. J. G. Ballard and William Blake: Historicizing the Reprobate Imagination
Alistair Cormack

10. Late Ballard
David James

Part IV. ‘The Personal is Political’: Psychology and Sociopathology

11. Empires of the Mind: Autobiography and Anti-imperialism in the Work of J. G. Ballard
David Ian Paddy

12. ‘Going mad is their only way of staying sane’: Norbert Elias and the Civilized Violence of J. G. Ballard
J. Carter Wood

13. The Madness of Crowds: Ballard’s Experimental Communities
Jake Huntley

14. ‘Zones of Transition’: Micronationalism in the Work of J. G. Ballard
Simon Sellars

Keywords: Literature, Fiction, Twentieth-Century Literature, British and Irish Literature, European Literature

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
265 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230346482
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-32595-5

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