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Multidirectional Memory and the Universalization of the Holocaust

Michael Rothberg

in Remembering the Holocaust: A Debate

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195326222
eISBN:
9780199944064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326222.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Marguerite Duras's “Les Deux Ghettos” employs an aesthetic of juxtaposition: taking the form of two interconnected interviews, it brings together memory of the Holocaust and recent developments in ... More


The Disavowed Community

Jean-Luc Nancy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823273843
eISBN:
9780823273898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273843.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Over thirty years after Maurice Blanchot writes The Unavowable Community (1983)—a book that offered a critical response to an early essay by Jean-Luc Nancy on “the inoperative community”—Nancy ... More


1899–1902: ‘Four Green Fields’

Robert Welch

in The Abbey Theatre, 1899-1999: Form and Pressure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121879
eISBN:
9780191671364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121879.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This first chapter is a narrative of how a summer house owned by Florimand Comte de Basterot became the venue where the foundation of the Abbey started. W. B. Yeats, during his stay in the Duras, ... More


Conclusion

Robert Welch

in The Abbey Theatre, 1899-1999: Form and Pressure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121879
eISBN:
9780191671364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121879.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter gives a summary of the book and looks at the foundation of the Abbey Theatre, the Irish National Theatre, and how it all started from that afternoon at the Duras House. The first play of ... More


The Decision Between Us: Art and Ethics in the Time of Scenes

John Paul Ricco

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226717777
eISBN:
9780226113371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226113371.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Based upon his reading of the contemporary French philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy on sense, aesthetics and ethics, in this book John Paul Ricco argues that separation is the archi-spatiality or ... More


Revisioning Duras: Film, Race, Sex

James S. Williams (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235460
eISBN:
9781846313943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313943
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The extraordinary range, complexity, and power of Marguerite Duras – novelist, dramatist, film-maker, essayist – has been justly recognised. Yet in the years following her death in 1996, there has ... More


The Amorous Restoration: Love, Sex, and Politics in Early Nineteenth-Century France

Andrew J. Counter

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198785996
eISBN:
9780191827709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785996.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, European Literature

When Louis XVIII returned to the throne in 1814, and again in 1815, France embarked upon a period of uneasy cohabitation between the old and the new. The writers of the age, who included ... More


Levinas: Love, Justice and Responsibility

Linnell Secomb

in Philosophy and Love: From Plato to Popular Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623679
eISBN:
9780748671854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623679.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explores Emmanuel Levinas' ethics of love along with a reading of Marguerite Duras' Hiroshima, mon amour. Hiroshima, mon amour affixes Levinas' ethics. Levinas recognizes the ... More


From Depths and Ashes

Nadine Boljkovac

in Untimely Affects: Gilles Deleuze and an Ethics of Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646449
eISBN:
9780748689248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646449.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

‘From Depths and Ashes’ focuses upon ‘virtual series’ that exist in relation to the actual and that are revealed through a woman and man, a coupling that invokes the doubling of virtual-actual time, ... More


The Consumed Community

Jean-Luc Nancy

in The Disavowed Community

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823273843
eISBN:
9780823273898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273843.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the fourth chapter, Nancy extends the exchange with Blanchot with references to literature, in this case to Marguerite Duras’s The Malady of Death, a text that Blanchot reads in light of Emmanuel ... More


: Naked Image

John Paul Ricco

in The Decision Between Us: Art and Ethics in the Time of Scenes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226717777
eISBN:
9780226113371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226113371.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter looks at Marguerite Duras’ short story The Malady of Death and Catherine Breillat's book Pornocracy, and film Anatomy of Hell—the latter two of which are redactions of the Duras story. ... More


Political Affects

Jean-Luc Nancy

in The Possibility of a World: Conversations with Pierre-Philippe Jandin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823275403
eISBN:
9780823277162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275403.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Nancy considers the necessary role that affects play for political cohesion or common belonging. Nancy discusses the role of love in the Christianity, Machiavelli, and the French Revolution, as well ... More


Parole, parole: Tautegory and the Musicology of the (Pop) Song

Peter Szendy

in Speaking of Music: Addressing the Sonorous

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251384
eISBN:
9780823253029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251384.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The (pop) song often presents itself as a tautegory: it utters itself by “seeking for itself”, as Nietzsche put it in The Birth of Tragedy, a “parallel appearance” in words. This self-utterance of ... More


Introduction Revisioning Duras

James S. Williams

in Revisioning Duras: Film, Race, Sex

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235460
eISBN:
9781846313943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235460.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Marguerite Duras was the most widely read living French author during her lifetime, but also the object both of adulation and denigration in her own country. While she enjoyed the loyal and public ... More


An Art of Fugue? The Polyphonic Cinema of Marguerite Duras

Wendy Everett

in Revisioning Duras: Film, Race, Sex

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235460
eISBN:
9781846313943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235460.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter explores how music is intimately related to the multilayered and self-referential cinema of Marguerite Duras by discussing her films vis-à-vis the concept of fugue, looks at ways in ... More


Screening the Vampire: Notes on India Song and the Photographic Images of La Mer Écrite

Gill Houghton

in Revisioning Duras: Film, Race, Sex

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235460
eISBN:
9781846313943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235460.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter, which offers a reading of Marguerite Duras's film India Song and the book of photographs La mer écrite, views India Song as a film consumed by its own narcissism and doomed like the ... More


Hijacking the Hunter: Duras's ‘La nuit du chasseur’

Catherine Rodgers

in Revisioning Duras: Film, Race, Sex

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235460
eISBN:
9781846313943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235460.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines Marguerite Duras's 1980 article ‘La nuit du chasseur’, a somewhat eccentric but enlightening example of her film criticism in which she offers a critique of Charles Laughton's ... More


Excitable Silence: the Violence of Non-violence in Nathalie Granger

Owen Heathcote

in Revisioning Duras: Film, Race, Sex

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235460
eISBN:
9781846313943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235460.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Actual violence has been linked to its representations via two forms. First is the violence of art itself, the ‘violence of beauty’. Second is the violence that appears to intensify due to its ... More


Durasie: Women, Natives, and Other

Marie-Paule Ha

in Revisioning Duras: Film, Race, Sex

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235460
eISBN:
9781846313943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235460.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Marguerite Duras's Asian novels are structured by a colonial narrative space, which has been the subject of numerous studies that probe Duras's relation to her native land and colonialism. This ... More


Imaginary White Female: Myth, Race, and Colour in Duras's L'amant de la Chine du Nord

Kate Ince

in Revisioning Duras: Film, Race, Sex

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235460
eISBN:
9781846313943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235460.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

One of the texts widely held to make up the ‘corpus’ of Marguerite Duras's autobiographical writings is L'amant de la Chine du Nord, whose composition was bound up with Jean-Jacques Annaud's ... More


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