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The Time of Our Lives: Repetition, Variation and Fragmentation in French Women’s Life Writing

Shirley Jordan

in What Forms Can Do: The Work of Form in 20th- and 21st- Century French Literature and Thought

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620658
eISBN:
9781789623918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620658.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter explores some of the formal devices elaborated in recent contemporary women’s life writing to convey a sense of time and of being in the world. It focuses on the intimate and the ... More


A Matrix of Matrilineal Memory in the Museum: Charlotte Salomon and Chantal Akerman in Berlin

Lisa Saltzman

in Visualizing and Exhibiting Jewish Space and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199934249
eISBN:
9780190254704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199934249.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the exhibitions of Charlotte Salomon's 1940–1943 book project titled Life? or Theater? and Chantal Akerman's 2004 video installation titled To Walk Next to One's Shoelaces in an ... More


Exposure

Margaret Iversen

in Photography, Trace, and Trauma

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226370026
eISBN:
9780226370330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226370330.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Photography

A traumatic theory of photography is developed in this chapter. It is established that Freud’s model of memory and trauma lie behind Walter Benjamin’s influential description of early photography as ... More


Sites of Screening: Cinema, Museum, and the Art of Projection

Giuliana Bruno

in The Moving Eye: Film, Television, Architecture, Visual Art and the Modern

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190218430
eISBN:
9780190218461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190218430.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter investigates the recent trend toward installation of moving images in museums and art galleries. It considers the movement of the spectator through art venues and theorizes the nature of ... More


Voice at the Threshold of the Audible: Free Indirect Discourse and the Colonial Space of Reading

Julie Beth Napolin

in The Fact of Resonance: Modernist Acoustics and Narrative Form

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288175
eISBN:
9780823290468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288175.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter One is a study of Joseph Conrad’s first novel, Almayer’s Folly, and it concentrates on the first two words of the novel, neither of which are in English. The chapter approaches the novel ... More


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