“Saturnine Constellations: Melancholy in Literary History and in the Works of Baudelaire and Benjamin” – Kevin GODBOUT

A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Comparative Literature, 2016. Supervisor: Călin Mihăilescu, The University of Western Ontario Abstract: Aristotle famously asked the question: why are extraordinary people so often melancholics? “Problem XXX,” written by Aristotle or one of his disciples, speculates that black bile, the… Continue lendo “Saturnine Constellations: Melancholy in Literary History and in the Works of Baudelaire and Benjamin” – Kevin GODBOUT