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Epilogue: The Place of the Spectator

Nina Levine

in Practicing the City: Early Modern London on Stage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267866
eISBN:
9780823272426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267866.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The Epilogue extends the book’s consideration of theatrical mediation to consider the place of the spectator. Reflecting on the broader politics of the early modern stage’s urban turn, the epilogue ... More


Distress I

Simon Morgan Wortham

in Modern Thought in Pain: Philosophy, Politics, Psychoanalysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748692415
eISBN:
9781474408660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692415.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Ranci;re's critique of Lyotard's interpretation of the sublime. Rancière's wider dissatisfaction with Lyotard hangs on a recursive reference to a lecture given by Lyotard for ... More


Warped Conjunctions: Jacques Rancière and African American Twoness

Nancy Bentley

in American Literature's Aesthetic Dimensions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156172
eISBN:
9780231520775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156172.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter invokes the work of Jacques Rancière on the way that sensory experience serves as the space of political existence and uses his arguments to diagnose the current critical situation in ... More


Distress II

Simon Morgan Wortham

in Modern Thought in Pain: Philosophy, Politics, Psychoanalysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748692415
eISBN:
9781474408660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692415.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter picks up afresh the question of whether the contrast between Rancière's emphasis on human equality and Lyotard's accent on dissymmetry can really be reduced to a matter of ... More


Edmond Amran El Maleh and the Cause of the Other

Olivia C. Harrison

in Transcolonial Maghreb: Imagining Palestine in the Era of Decolonization

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794213
eISBN:
9780804796859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794213.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Chapter Six begins with an explicit refutation of Memmi’s position on Jews and Arabs by the Moroccan Jewish writer Edmond Amran El Maleh. The chapter argues that El Maleh’s representation of Jews in ... More


Yukiko’s Spinach and the Nouvelle Manga Aesthetic

Christopher Bush

in Drawing from Life: Memory and Subjectivity in Comic Art

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039058
eISBN:
9781621039907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039058.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines the connections between autobiography, realism, self-referentiality, and cultural authenticity in Frédéric Boilet’s nouvelle manga, Yukiko’s Spinach. Drawing on French and ... More


Prolegomenon to Reject Politics: From Voyous to Becoming-Animal

Irving Goh

in The Reject: Community, Politics, and Religion after the Subject

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262687
eISBN:
9780823266371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262687.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter underscores the fact that the contemporary world has recently witnessed the militant or even violent rise of rejects as a political phenomenon: the 2011 Arab Spring revolution; and the ... More


The Prying “I” of Montage

Garrett Stewart

in Closed Circuits: Screening Narrative Surveillance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226201214
eISBN:
9780226201351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226201351.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Fritz’s Lang’s cinema is the test case for a medium-deep relation of illicit spying to narrative spectacle. From the launch of the Mabuse series in the 1920s and early 1930s down to its 1960 ... More


Introduction: Realism and Deception

Jennifer Friedlander

in Real Deceptions: The Contemporary Reinvention of Realism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190676124
eISBN:
9780190676162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190676124.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Drawing upon Jacques Lacan’s insight that fiction paves the way for an encounter with the truth, and Jacques Rancière’s conception of an “aesthetic politics,” this introduction explores realism’s ... More


Conclusion: From Barthes to Rancière?

Philip Watts, Dudley Andrew, Yves Citton, Vincent Debaene, and Sam Di Iorio

in Roland Barthes' Cinema

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190277543
eISBN:
9780190277574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277543.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Criticism/Theory

Rancière’s writing about film is more systematic, more voluminous, and more explicitly political than Barthes’, to be sure. Still, there are at least two points of contact. First, they share a ... More


Introduction: Sick of Politics

John Owen Havard

in Disaffected Parties: Political Estrangement and the Making of English Literature, 1760-1830

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198833130
eISBN:
9780191881558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833130.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Disaffected Parties offers a prehistory for modern political disaffection that underscores literature’s importance as a means of thinking about a diverse array of relationships with politics, in this ... More


They had a dream: out-marching exclusion and hatred

Jimia Boutouba

in Reimagining North African immigration: Identities in flux in French literature, television and film

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780719099489
eISBN:
9781526135902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099489.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter demonstrates how Moroccan-Belgian filmmaker Nabil Ben Yadir’s La Marche presents the 1983 March for Equality and against Racism as a political praxis and a metaphor for homecoming. As a ... More


Roland Barthes' Cinema

Philip Watts

Dudley Andrew, Yves Citton, Vincent Debaene, and Sam Di Iorio (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190277543
eISBN:
9780190277574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277543.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Criticism/Theory

Roland Barthes’ Cinema re-examines and recontextualizes the competing critical and theoretical strands in Barthes’s thinking, and reassesses the relevance of his work for a new generation of readers ... More


Real Deceptions: The Contemporary Reinvention of Realism

Jennifer Friedlander

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190676124
eISBN:
9780190676162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190676124.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Through a study of recent trends within contemporary media and art, this book considers how political transformation might be facilitated from within the much maligned aesthetic category of realism. ... More


Network Aesthetics

Patrick Jagoda

in Network Aesthetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226346489
eISBN:
9780226346656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226346656.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The introduction to this book contends that the problem of connectedness in the early-twenty-first century cannot be understood independently of the formal features of a network imaginary: that is, ... More


Introduction

Amanda Anderson

in Psyche and Ethos: Moral Life After Psychology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198755821
eISBN:
9780191816956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755821.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Although it is widely observed that a consequential “turn to ethics” took place in the field of literary criticism beginning in the late 1980s, this book argues that a broader cultural privileging of ... More


The Poet as Lawgiver in Post-Revolutionary France

Roger Pearson

in Unacknowledged Legislators: The Poet as Lawgiver in Post-Revolutionary France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198754473
eISBN:
9780191816130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754473.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

Against the broader picture of ‘unacknowledged legislators’ outlined in Chapter 1 the focus now narrows onto the role of poet as lawgiver in post-revolutionary France. This chapter considers in ... More


Disaffected Parties: Political Estrangement and the Making of English Literature, 1760-1830

John Owen Havard

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198833130
eISBN:
9780191881558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833130.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Disaffected Parties reveals how alienation from politics effected crucial changes to the shape and status of literary form. Recovering the earliest expressions of grumbling, irritability, and ... More


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