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Marie NDiaye: Blankness and Recognition

Andrew Asibong

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319464
eISBN:
9781781380994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319464.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This is the first critical study in English to focus exclusively on the work of Marie NDiaye, born in central France in 1967, winner of the Prix Femina (2001), the Prix Goncourt (2009), shortlisted ... More


Beethoven & Freedom

Daniel K L Chua

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199769322
eISBN:
9780190657253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769322.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Beethoven’s music is often associated with freedom. Chua explores the nature of this relationship through an investigation of the philosophical context of Beethoven’s reception and hermeneutic ... More


Conclusion: A Beam of Intense Blankness (Prière pour le bon usage de Marie NDiaye)

Andrew Asibong

in Marie NDiaye: Blankness and Recognition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319464
eISBN:
9781781380994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319464.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

A reader can never relate ‘correctly’ to any texts, much less to ones which veil themselves in blankness and paradox. We might go further still and say that any sustained engagement with an object – ... More


Sites of Erasure: The Representation of Settler Culture in Hawai‘i

Karen K. Kosasa

in Asian Settler Colonialism: From Local Governance to the Habits of Everyday Life in Hawaii

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830151
eISBN:
9780824869243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830151.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter asks the reader to consider the ways that settlers are involved in the colonization of Hawai‘i and Hawaiians through acts of erasure in the everyday lives and artistic practices of ... More


Nothing: Presto—Più Forte

Daniel K L Chua

in Beethoven & Freedom

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199769322
eISBN:
9780190657253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769322.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This ‘movement’ considers how Beethoven’s music articulates the freedom of the heroic subject and its inherent contradictions, particularly through the logic of the ‘blank’ or ‘zero’ sign and the ... More


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