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Heteronymity I: Imaginary Authorship and Imaginary Autobiography: Pessoa, Joyce, Svevo

Max Saunders

in Self Impression: Life-Writing, Autobiografiction, and the Forms of Modern Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579761
eISBN:
9780191722882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579761.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter develops the earlier discussions of life‐writings by fictional narrators to consider sustained acts of creative impersonation: works entirely (or almost entirely) presented as written by ... More


“How Cool Is That?”: Gender and the Neoliberal Imaginary

Shannon Winnubst

in Way Too Cool: Selling Out Race and Ethics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172950
eISBN:
9780231539883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172950.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter turns to the category of social difference that carries out this neoliberal formalization into fungible units most clearly: gender. It examines two contemporaneous examples from late ... More


Imaginary Jews and Jewish Imagination

Ezra Mendelsohn

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XII: Literary Strategies: Jewish Texts and Contexts

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112030
eISBN:
9780199854608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112030.003.0016
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter reviews the writings of the French Jewish critic Alain Finkielkraurt called The Imaginary Jew. Finkielkraut is the son of Polish immigrants to France who gradually became disconcerted by ... More


The Myth is Out There: Reality and Fiction at Tomis (David Malouf’s An Imaginary Life)

Ioannis Ziogas

in Two Thousand Years of Solitude: Exile After Ovid

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603848
eISBN:
9780191731587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603848.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Ovid’s exile poetry declares that the poet has become a character from his Metamorphoses, while emphasizing the separation of Ovid’s book from its creator. This chapter argues that this ... More


Antinomies of Creativity: Lacan and Castoriadis on Social Construction and the Political

Yannis Stavrakakis

in The Lacanian Left: Psychoanalysis, Theory, Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619801
eISBN:
9780748672073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619801.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This opening chapter aims at initiating a dialogue between Lacanian (political) theory and the social and political theory advanced by Cornelius Castoriadis. A follower of Lacan's seminar who ... More


Conclusion

in Branding the Nation: The Global Business of National Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199752164
eISBN:
9780199363179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752164.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter considers three dominant social imaginaries that have taken hold in the contemporary setting. One is built around a particular fantasy of recognition, in which the bases of legitimacy of ... More


Kafka's Imaginary: A Cognitive Psychology Footnote

Henry Sussman

in Around the Book: Systems and Literacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823232833
eISBN:
9780823241170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823232833.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Kafka's Imaginary Legacy is an ultimately tentative inquiry that wants to return to the general question of what constitutes an authentic contribution to this psychoanalytical domain. Imaginary means ... More


The narratiaves of ‘I’

Don Randall

in David Malouf

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068324
eISBN:
9781781701140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068324.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter studies the first three long prose fictions of Malouf's career that are narrated in the first person. The first is Johnno, which is the only one of the three prose fictions that is ... More


Political and intellectual contexts

Andrew Teverson

in Salman Rushdie

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070501
eISBN:
9781781701225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070501.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores Rushdie's conception of the relationship between art and politics. It turns to three essays written by Rushdie in the early 1980s, at the juncture of his career when he was ... More


Cinepoetry: Imaginary Cinemas in French Poetry

Christophe Wall-Romana

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245482
eISBN:
9780823252527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245482.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

How have poets writing in French reacted and adapted to cinema? This book answers with original analyses of over a century of remediation experiments among poets ranging from Mallarmé to Alferi, ... More


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