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 Foundations for a Feminist Sublime

Bonnie Mann

in Women's Liberation and the Sublime: Feminism, Postmodernism, Environment

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195187458
eISBN:
9780199786565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195187458.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter takes up the notion of vulnerability in the face of alterity that is the foundation for Freeman's “feminine sublime.” It traces similar notions in Butler's book of post-9/11 essays, ... More


Conclusion

Charles Forsdick

in Victor Segalen and the Aesthetics of Diversity: Journeys between Cultures

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198160144
eISBN:
9780191673795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160144.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The Victor Segalen who has emerged from this reading is a complex, occasionally contradictory figure. His exoticism is a statement of the bipolarity of ... More


The Deferred Self: Paul Ricoeur's Oneself as Another

John L. Meech

in Paul in Israel's Story: Self and Community at the Cross

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195306941
eISBN:
9780199785018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195306945.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In his hermeneutics of the self, Ricoeur executes a series of detours to the self through several accounts of selfhood. Yet he refuses to grant the last word to any one of these accounts alone but ... More


Narrative Expresses Being: An Ontology of the Self in Community

John L. Meech

in Paul in Israel's Story: Self and Community at the Cross

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195306941
eISBN:
9780199785018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195306945.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Narrative articulates the self, yet the self is not its narrative. Is there a discourse that is not just another narrative but that can articulate the being of the self? At the end of his ... More


Enlightenment Orpheus: The Power of Music in Other Worlds

Vanessa Agnew

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195336665
eISBN:
9780199868544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336665.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Ancient beliefs in the power of music gained urgency during the mid to late 18th century. The period saw an efflorescence of Orpheus-themed musical works, including operas by Gluck, Mozart, and ... More


Citizens in Motion: Emigration, Immigration, and Re-migration Across China's Borders

Elaine Lynn-Ee Ho

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503606661
eISBN:
9781503607460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503606661.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book argues that analyzing emigration, immigration, and re-migration under the framework of contemporaneous migration directs attention to the citizenship formations that interconnect migration ... More


Deleuze, Altered States and Film

Anna Powell

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632824
eISBN:
9780748651139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632824.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book offers a typology of altered states, defining dream, hallucination, memory, trance and ecstasy in their cinematic expression, and presenting altered states films as significant ... More


 Otherness and the Poetics of Love

John Wall

in Moral Creativity: Paul Ricoeur and the Poetics of Possibility

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195182569
eISBN:
9780199835737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195182561.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

A more complex dimension of moral creativity is involved in the deontological problem of responsibility toward “the other” in the sense of otherness, alterity, or irreducibility to the self. Immanuel ... More


White Women and Moorish Fancy in Eighteenth‐Century Literature

Khalid Bekkaoui

in The Arabian Nights in Historical Context: Between East and West

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199554157
eISBN:
9780191720437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554157.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter draws parallels between the English nation's fascination with The Arabian Nights and the rise of particular generic paradigms. Taking examples from Penelope Aubin and other 18th-century ... More


Natural law

Annabel S. Brett

in Changes of State: Nature and the Limits of the City in Early Modern Natural Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691141930
eISBN:
9781400838622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141930.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores the concept of natural law, turning first to the Protestant milieu. Alterity—what would in the seventeenth century come to be theorized, and problematized, as “sociability”—is ... More


Aspects of Alterity: Levinas, Marcel, and the Contemporary Debate

Brian Treanor

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226849
eISBN:
9780823235100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226849.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

“Every other is truly other, but no other is wholly other”. This is the claim that this book defends. Taking up the question of otherness that so fascinates contemporary continental ... More


Writing and Politics After Beckett

Patrick Hayes

in J.M. Coetzee and the Novel: Writing and Politics after Beckett

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199587957
eISBN:
9780191723292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587957.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Coetzee's importance within the tradition of the novel lies in the way he has developed and extended the legacy of modernist writing in general, and Samuel Beckett's modernism in particular. This ... More


Genre and Countergenre: Age of Iron, Pamela, and Don Quixote

Patrick Hayes

in J.M. Coetzee and the Novel: Writing and Politics after Beckett

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199587957
eISBN:
9780191723292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587957.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter argues that the sheer inventiveness of Coetzee's exploration of the relationship between an ‘ethics of alterity’ and the situation of South African politics has been misunderstood due to ... More


Conclusion: Assessing Apocalyptic Threats in the New Millennium

Richard Landes

in Heaven on Earth: The Varieties of the Millennial Experience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199753598
eISBN:
9780199897445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753598.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The conclusion contrasts the response in the West to the two most empirically based, contemporary, apocalyptic prophecies, namely anthropogenic global [climate] warming (AGW) and global jihad warming ... More


Introduction: Criticism between Terror and Love

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/9780198183570.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book attempts to restore a historical materialism to criticism by focusing on alterity. It examines how modern criticism is conditioned by terror and how such a criticism might be eventually ... More


The Ethics of Alterity: Postmodern Character

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/9780198183570.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on the ethics of alterity in postmodern narrative. It first traces the development of narratives and theory of character and characterization since the 18th century. It also ... More


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


Migration and Citizenship

Elaine Lynn-Ee Ho

in Citizens in Motion: Emigration, Immigration, and Re-migration Across China's Borders

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503606661
eISBN:
9781503607460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503606661.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter considers the way that multidirectional migration flows are transforming national citizenship and its territorial premises. Eschewing the tendency to study emigration and immigration as ... More


Love, Truth, Alterity

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/9780198183570.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Much contemporary theory, exercised by the problematical nature of the validation or legitimation of truth-claims, has turned to the work of Levinas, in whom this ethical demand for a philosophy of ... More


The Haiti Exception: Anthropology and the Predicaments of Narrative

Alessandra Benedicty-Kokken, Jhon Picard Byron, Kaiama L. Glover, Mark Schuller, Mark Schuller, and Jhon Picard Byron (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382998
eISBN:
9781781383971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382998.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book considers the means and extent of Haiti's ‘exceptionalization’ — its perception in multiple arenas as definitively unique with respect not only to the countries of the North Atlantic, but ... More


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