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Encounter Two: Lefebvre and Blanchot

Jan Bryant

in Artmaking in the Age of Global Capitalism: Visual Practices, Philosophy, Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474456944
eISBN:
9781474476867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456944.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Henri Lefebvre spent many decades developing a theory of the everyday as a locus of revolutionary potential. Maurice Blanchot takes a sideways route from praising to pulling down Lefebvre’s ... More


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

Patrick Crowley and Shirley Jordan (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620658
eISBN:
9781789623918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620658.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The chapters in this book respond to important questions about the formal properties of French literary texts and the agency of form. A central feature of twentieth- and twenty-first century French ... More


Everyday Acknowledgments

John D. Caputo

in On Becoming God: Late Medieval Mysticism and the Modern Western Self

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823239924
eISBN:
9780823239962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239924.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The chapter begins with Lucian's second-century account of a slip of the tongue, which understood a mistake to be an occurrence through which individuals could discover something as yet unknown about ... More


Introduction: Doing Domesticity

Susan Fraiman

in Extreme Domesticity: A View from the Margins

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231166348
eISBN:
9780231543750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166348.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Stages my argument over against left critiques of domesticity, which tend to privilege domestic ideology while overlooking non-conforming versions of “home.” Introduces the idea of “extreme” ... More


Michel de Certeau: Anthropological Spaces

in Spatial Ecologies: Urban Sites, State and World-Space in French Cultural Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317545
eISBN:
9781846317217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317217.003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter describes Michel de Certeau's anthropology of mixed and indeterminate space. Certeau writes a cultural anthropology that discerns the unconscious religious tenor of everyday life. His ... More


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

Patrick Crowley and Shirley Jordan (eds)

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/9781789620658.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This introduction provides a context for the volume by opening up the question of the agency of form and the work it accomplishes in a range of texts — including fiction, life-writing, poetry and ... More


Is There Such a Thing as a Psychical Accident?

Elizabeth Rottenberg

in For the Love of Psychoanalysis: The Play of Chance in Freud and Derrida

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284115
eISBN:
9780823286065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284115.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter addresses the question of psychical determinism in the work of Sigmund Freud. As Freud tells us in The Psychopathology of Everyday Life and The Introductory Lectures, nothing in the mind ... More


On Becoming God: Late Medieval Mysticism and the Modern Western Self

Ben Morgan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823239924
eISBN:
9780823239962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239924.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The book takes as its starting point the declaration by a woman religious in a fourteenth-century text that she has “become God”. Part I sets out the methodological tools necessary for a critical ... More


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