This book explores the work of spectres in Denis Diderot's Salons, Marcel Proust's A la recherche du temps perdu, and Gilles Deleuze's Francis Bacon, logique de la sensation. It examines the extent to which Diderot, Proust and Deleuze are able to resist the 'Marcellus complex'.
Table of Contents
Introduction 1. The Spectre in Theory 2. Writing the Spectre: Diderot 3. Making the Spectre: Proust 4. Spectres of Proust: Deleuze 5. Conclusion