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Discourse and Figure: The Resistance of/to Cinema

Thomas Docherty

in Alterities: Criticism, History, Representation

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183570
eISBN:
9780191674075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183570.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter is concerned with the visual art of cinema in relation to alterity and postmodernism. It examines the relation of narrative space to narrative time in cinema and argues that there is a ... More


Introduction: Deleuze, Film Studies and National Identity

David Martin-Jones

in Deleuze, Cinema and National Identity: Narrative Time in National Contexts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622443
eISBN:
9780748651085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622443.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book uses Gilles Deleuze's philosophy of time to engage with a range of contemporary films from a number of different national cinemas. The films under discussion have all emerged within the ... More


Time in Television Narrative: Exploring Temporality in Twenty-First-Century Programming

Melissa Ames (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032936
eISBN:
9781617032943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032936.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This collection analyzes twenty-first-century American television programs that rely upon temporal and narrative experimentation. These shows play with time, slowing it down to unfold the narrative ... More


Dissolving the Time of Memory: The Autobiographical Process as Temporal Self-localization

Jens Brockmeier

in Beyond the Archive: Memory, Narrative, and the Autobiographical Process

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199861569
eISBN:
9780190264666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861569.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores the temporal dimension of autobiographical meaning-making. It elaborates the autobiographical process as unfolding a narrative weave of temporality whose primary function is not ... More


Past Perfect Past Perfect Legitimacy and Wilkie Collins's The Woman in White

Ayelet Ben-Yishai

in Common Precedents: The Presentness of the Past in Victorian Law and Fiction

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199937646
eISBN:
9780199333110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937646.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The nineteenth-century legal culture of precedent was not only communal but also deeply indebted to the longue durée, to incremental change over an extended period of time, and to a profound ... More


Feedback Loops: Media Embedding and Narrative Time from Jimi Hendrix to Eternal Sunshine and Memento

Bruce Clarke

in Neocybernetics and Narrative

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691005
eISBN:
9781452949406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691005.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses some of the significant patterns in self-reference—loops, embedding, and reentry—as part of an encounter with metalepsis, the self-referential reentry or feedback of narrative ... More


Classical

Lawrence Kramer

in Interpreting Music

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267053
eISBN:
9780520947368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267053.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

From Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to modernism and beyond, classical music expresses the values and presuppositions of a cultural world now irrevocably lost. The loss of the ability to concentrate over ... More


Beyond Time: The Autobiographical Process as Search Movement

Jens Brockmeier

in Beyond the Archive: Memory, Narrative, and the Autobiographical Process

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199861569
eISBN:
9780190264666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861569.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Although building on the modernist tradition of memory and time narration, the kind of experimentation studied in this chapter goes beyond the modernist imagination. W. G. Sebald’s Austerlitz ... More


Storytelling as a Means of Protest

Mette Bundvad

in Time in the Book of Ecclesiastes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198739708
eISBN:
9780191802652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739708.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter 6 explores what happens to Qohelet’s presentation of the wider, temporal horizons when he makes use of a narrative form. It studies the three stories in 1:12–2:20, 4:13–16, and 9:13–15. Even ... More


Aspect and Subordination in Plutarchan Narrative*

Timothy E. Duff

in Fame and Infamy: Essays on Characterization in Greek and Roman Biography and Historiography

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199662326
eISBN:
9780191799174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662326.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter identifies and explores two characteristics of Plutarchan narrative by means of close analysis of syntax and verbal aspect. The first is the tendency for events in which the subject of a ... More


Si le soleil ne revenait pas: Swiss Clockwork Gone Mad in Tender Is the Night

Marie-Agnès Gay

in Twenty-First-Century Readings of Tender is the Night

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310713
eISBN:
9781846314308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314308.007
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on Book 2, the central section of the novel, and emphasizes the centrality of Switzerland, though as a ‘fictional stage’, a ‘no-place’ that exposes a void in the setting and form ... More


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