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A Life on Film

Ian Christie

in Mapping Lives: The Uses of Biography

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263181
eISBN:
9780191734595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263181.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

During the twentieth century, the concept of ‘total’ representation emerged as an equivalent to Noël Burch's ‘Frankenstein complex’. ‘Total’ representation has taken on the form of omnipresent ... More


The Scenic Imagination: Originary Thinking from Hobbes to the Present Day

Eric Gans

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757003
eISBN:
9780804779586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757003.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book argues that the uniquely human phenomenon of representation, as manifested in language, art, and ritual, is a scenic event focused on a central object designated by a sign. The originary ... More


The Semblance of Identity: Aesthetic Mediation in Asian American Literature

Christopher Lee

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778701
eISBN:
9780804783705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778701.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The history of Asian American literature reveals the ongoing attempt to work through the fraught relationship between identity politics and literary representation. This relationship is especially ... More


Sebald'S Vision

Carol Jacobs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171823
eISBN:
9780231540100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171823.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

W. G. Sebald’s writing has been widely recognized for its intense, nuanced engagement with the Holocaust, the Allied bombing of Germany in WWII, and other episodes of violence throughout history. ... More


What does it Mean to Count?: The Emigrants

Carol Jacobs

in Sebald'S Vision

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171823
eISBN:
9780231540100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171823.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is a reading of Sebald's “The Emigrants” which takes up the interrelated issues of memory, repetition, photographic documentation, image and representation, and the Holocaust.


Frames and Excursions: Rings of Saturn

Carol Jacobs

in Sebald'S Vision

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171823
eISBN:
9780231540100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171823.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is a reading of Sebald's “Rings of Saturn” with regard to representation and ethics a chapter which also takes up the works of Thomas Browne, Grimmelshausen, and Celan.


Déjà Vu Or …: “Like Day and Night—On the Pictures of Jan Peter Tripp”

Carol Jacobs

in Sebald'S Vision

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171823
eISBN:
9780231540100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171823.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is a reading of Sebald's “Like Day and Night: On the Pictures of Jan Peter Tripp”.


Toward A Poststructuralist Practice: A Reading of Shakespeare's Sonnets

Howard Felperin

in Beyond Deconstruction: The Uses and Abuses of Literary Theory

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128960
eISBN:
9780191671746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128960.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Having argued that the institution of literary criticism should stop trying to do what it cannot do, that is, seek out some monist or foundationalist rationale for its existence and activity — and ... More


The Body Encoded: Questions of Gender and the Electronic Text

Julia Flanders

in Electronic Text: Investigations in Method and Theory

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198236634
eISBN:
9780191679315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198236634.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Electronic texts are implicated with peculiar force in this notion of the virtual, because the understanding of textuality originates in the same philosophical crux as the ideas of physicality and ... More


British Rural Landscapes on Film

Paul Newland (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719091575
eISBN:
9781526115270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091575.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

British Rural Landscapes on Film offers wide-ranging critical insights into ways in which rural areas in Britain have been represented on film, from the silent era, through both world wars, and on ... More


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