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Charles Wright and “The Metaphysics of the Quotidian”

Willard Spiegelman

in How Poets See the World: The Art of Description in Contemporary Poetry

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195332926
eISBN:
9780199851294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332926.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses Charles Wright's works and the use of landscape as his subject. Wright's poetry oddly combines particularity of observation, discreteness of detail and diction, with the haze ... More


Flying Solo: The Charms of the Radio Body

David Jene Mann

in Broadcasting Modernism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033495
eISBN:
9780813038315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033495.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In Current of Music, his long-unpublished volume on radio broadcasting, Theodor Adorno describes the uncanny, animist power of the radio voice that terrifyingly infiltrates the listener's private ... More


Families Making Music

Harry Berger Jr.

in Manhood, Marriage, and Mischief: Rembrandt's 'Night Watch' and Other Dutch Group Portraits

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823225569
eISBN:
9780823240937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823225569.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Pendants are a synecdoche of the nuclear household and family. The portrait has been variously called Family Making Music, Family Portrait, and Self-Portrait with Family Members. Smith uses the terms ... More


Re-Covering Scarred Bodies: Reading Photography

Stella Bolaki

in Illness as Many Narratives: "Arts, Medicine and Culture"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474402422
eISBN:
9781474418591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402422.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter stages a conversation between the work of two British photographers who have explored breast cancer, Jo Spence and Sam Taylor-Wood, and the responses to mastectomy and prosthesis/breast ... More


Peri-Urban Dreams

Janet Poole

in When the Future Disappears: The Modernist Imagination in Late Colonial Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165181
eISBN:
9780231538558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165181.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the continuous peri-urbanization of Korea, specifically Seoul, and how the Korean writers expressed this new phenomenon. Stories set in this new peri-urban space, where old and ... More


Affrmative Actions of Power

Roderick A. Ferguson

in The Reorder of Things: The University and Its Pedagogies of Minority Difference

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672783
eISBN:
9781452947112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672783.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The introduction discusses the origins of interdisciplinary fields as construed from student-produced discourse concerning the academe, such as the collage featured prominently throughout this ... More


Conclusion

Wendy Bellion

in Citizen Spectator: Art, Illusion, and Visual Perception in Early National America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807833889
eISBN:
9781469600437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807833889.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book concludes by discussing the possibilities and limits of discernment with a picture that cannot be seen. Charles Willson Peale's Staircase Self-Portrait, painted in 1823, marked the artist's ... More


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