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Shelley's Metaleptic Imagination And The Future Of Modern Sovereignty

Kir Kuiken

in Imagined Sovereignties: Toward a New Political Romanticism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823257676
eISBN:
9780823261758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257676.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Focusing on Shelley's use of the trope of metalepsis to define the imagination, this chapter argues that Shelley develops a theory of history and of the creative act that is not centered in an ... More


. Fictitious Capital/Real Psyche: Metalepsis, Psychologism, and the Grounds of Finance

Anna Kornbluh

in Realizing Capital: Financial and Psychic Economies in Victorian Form

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254972
eISBN:
9780823261123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254972.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter surveys several Victorian discourses that construct the idea of psychic economy, taking care to explicate the actual language in which these discourses represented the world. Beginning ... More


. London, Nineteenth Century, Capital of Realism: On Marx’s Victorian Novel

Anna Kornbluh

in Realizing Capital: Financial and Psychic Economies in Victorian Form

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254972
eISBN:
9780823261123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254972.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Paying homage to his 44 years in London and his innumerable hours in the British Library, this chapter situates Karl Marx’s ideas in relation to Victorian financial journalism, and his mode of ... More


Direction

Marcus Nordlund

in The Shakespearean Inside: A Study of the Complete Soliloquies and Solo Asides

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474418973
eISBN:
9781474418997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418973.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Chapter 1 is entitled ‘Direction’, with a pun on the theatrical and the spatial senses of the word ‘direction’. The main purpose of the chapter is to mediate between, on the one hand, James Hirsh’s ... More


Introduction

Miklós Kiss and Steven Willemsen

in Impossible Puzzle Films: A Cognitive Approach to Contemporary Complex Cinema

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474406727
eISBN:
9781474430470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406727.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Starting from the illuminating example of Julio Cortázar’s 1956 mind-bending short story Continuidad de los parques (Continuity of Parks), this chapter offers an introductory outline of the aims and ... More


Wallowing in Dissonance: The Attractiveness of Impossible Puzzles

Miklós Kiss and Steven Willemsen

in Impossible Puzzle Films: A Cognitive Approach to Contemporary Complex Cinema

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474406727
eISBN:
9781474430470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406727.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 6 concludes the book’s explorations with an outlook on the reasons why viewers may find narrative complexity engaging or even attractive. By way of an outro, this chapter offers hunches ... More


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