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Auto/biografiction: Counterfeit Lives: A Taxonomy of Displacements of Fiction towards Life‐Writing

Max Saunders

in Self Impression: Life-Writing, Autobiografiction, and the Forms of Modern Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579761
eISBN:
9780191722882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579761.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the converse displacement to that considered in Chapters 3 and Chapter 4, looking instead at cases where fiction‐writers colonize the forms of life‐writing, producing a variety ... More


Partners in Crime: E. Nesbit and the Art of Thieving

Marah Gubar

in Artful Dodgers: Reconceiving the Golden Age of Children's Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195336252
eISBN:
9780199868490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336252.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Like many of the other authors studied here, Nesbit portrays children as marked but not necessarily disabled by the influence of adults and their texts. Blurring the line between child and adult, ... More


Objects of Knowledge, Subjects of Consumption: Persian Carpets and the Gendered Politics of Transnational Knowledge

Minoo Moallem

in Circuits of Visibility: Gender and Transnational Media Cultures

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737309
eISBN:
9780814744680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737309.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter tracks the transnational connections between the history of commodities, modes of economic exchange, mediated knowledge, and women's labor in carpet production. Connoisseur books, as a ... More


Material Culture

Gerald MacLean and Nabil Matar

in Britain and the Islamic World, 1558–1713

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199203185
eISBN:
9780191728433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203185.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

By the mid seventeenth century, international trade had brought about massive changes to both European and Asian cultures, which now found themselves indelibly connected through a curious circuitry ... More


Biomimicry: Business from the Wild

Margo Farnsworth

in Wildness: Relations of People and Place

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226444666
eISBN:
9780226444970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226444970.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter follows Ray Anderson and his carpet company, Interface, Inc., on their journey toward sustainability in business. Too long set apart from nature, most companies have sought maximization ... More


Figures in the Carpet: Macarius the Great, Isaiah of Scetis, Daniel of Scetis, and Monastic Spirituality in the Wadi al-Natrun (Scetis) from the Fourth to the Sixth Century

Maged S.A. Mikhail and Mark Moussa

in Christianity and Monasticism in Wadi al-Natrun: Essays from the 2002 International Symposium of the Saint Mark Foundation and the Saint Shenouda the Archimandrite Coptic Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162602
eISBN:
9781617970474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162602.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter explores the role that Macarius the Great, Isaiah of Scetis, and Daniel of Scetis played in laying the foundation of this great center of monastic life, as observed in their writings. In ... More


Flexible Structures and Torn Lives

Susana Narotzky and Gavin Smith

in Immediate Struggles: People, Power, and Place in Rural Spain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245686
eISBN:
9780520939011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245686.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the wide variety of actors who are entangled in the contemporary “flexible” industries of the region. This history, economic, political, social, and cultural, engenders ... More


Rural Women's Livelihood: Their Position in the Agrarian Economy

Jo Grace and Adam Pain

in Land of the Unconquerable: The Lives of Contemporary Afghan Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520261853
eISBN:
9780520948990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261853.003.0018
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents a clear depiction of how Afghan women outside urban areas negotiate to benefit themselves and their families, and how they gain power and fulfillment despite inequities. In ... More


Abdelkébir Khatibi: Postcolonialism, Transnationalism, and Culture in the Maghreb and Beyond

Jane Hiddleston and Khalid Lyamlahy (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622331
eISBN:
9781800341272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622331.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Abdelkébir Khatibi (1938–2009) is one of the greatest Moroccan thinkers, and one of the most important theorists of both postcolonialism and Islamic culture of the late twentieth and early ... More


1889–1890 Carpets, Etc.

Michael Ainger

in Gilbert and Sullivan: A Dual Biography

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195147698
eISBN:
9780199849437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147698.003.0026
Subject:
Music, Popular

Arthur Sullivan could not agree with William Gilbert about the renewal of carpets and the responsibility of preliminary expenses, but he undertook to arrange a meeting with Richard D'Oyly Carte at ... More


Gilbert after Sullivan, Sullivan after Gilbert

Gayden Wren

in A Most Ingenious Paradox: The Art of Gilbert and Sullivan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195301724
eISBN:
9780199850655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301724.003.0018
Subject:
Music, Popular

The Gilbert and Sullivan collaboration had lasted almost twenty-five years. After The Grand Duke, it came to an end, but many longstanding conflicts seemed to have been resolved. Sullivan had ... More


Andreas Eschbach’s Futures and Germany’s Past

Vibeke Rützou Petersen

in Lingua Cosmica: Science Fiction from around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041754
eISBN:
9780252050428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041754.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Die Haarteppichknüpfer [The carpet makers; 1995], Jesus Video (1998), Quest (2001), Der Letzte seiner Art [The last of his kind; 2003], and Herr aller Dinge [The master of all things; 2011] all won ... More


The longue durée in the north Aegean

Zosia Halina Archibald

in Ancient Economies of the Northern Aegean: Fifth to First Centuries BC

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682119
eISBN:
9780191762727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682119.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter looks at the long-term changes in the various ecological zones of the north Aegean that provide the framework within which we can begin to understand the specific, medium-term changes ... More


Henry James, Constance Fenimore Woolson, and the Figure in the Carpet

Dorri Beam

in American Literature's Aesthetic Dimensions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156172
eISBN:
9780231520775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156172.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents a reading of Henry James' “A Figure in the Carpet” and Constance Fenimore Woolson's “Miss Grief.” It is about intimacy; but the intimacy generated takes place less within the ... More


The ‘Souverainement Orphelin’ of Abdelkébir Khatibi’s Early Writings: Sociology in the Souffles Years

Andy Stafford

in Abdelkébir Khatibi: Postcolonialism, Transnationalism and Culture in the Maghreb and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622331
eISBN:
9781800341272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622331.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

One of Morocco’s most important sociologists, and certainly one of the first following Independence, Abdelkébir Khatibi occupied an unusual place in the new, developing discipline of post-colonial ... More


Tireless Translation: Travels, Transcriptions, Tongues and the Eternal Plight of the ‘Étranger professionnel’ in the Corpus of Abdelkébir Khatibi

Alison Rice

in Abdelkébir Khatibi: Postcolonialism, Transnationalism, and Culture in the Maghreb and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622331
eISBN:
9781800341272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622331.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In Féerie d’un mutant, Abdelkébir Khatibi creates a dialogue in which one of the interlocutors declares that he is an “étranger professionnel,” a recurring expression in the Moroccan writer’s work ... More


Abdelkébir Khatibi’s Mediterranean Idiom

Edwige Tamalet Talbayev

in Abdelkébir Khatibi: Postcolonialism, Transnationalism, and Culture in the Maghreb and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622331
eISBN:
9781800341272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622331.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Through its focus on decolonization, Abdelkébir Khatibi’s oeuvre has revealed the Maghreb’s intrinsic plurality—a legacy of intercultural contact that encompasses, yet extends beyond, the trauma of ... More


Abdelkébir Khatibi and the Transparency of Language

Assia Belhabib

in Abdelkébir Khatibi: Postcolonialism, Transnationalism, and Culture in the Maghreb and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622331
eISBN:
9781800341272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622331.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

A key topic in Abdelkébir Khatibi’s works is undeniably the way in which different parts of the social body do interact, intersect, ignore or even reject each other. A forerunner of postcolonial ... More


Khatibi and Performativity, ‘From where to speak?’: Living, Thinking and Writing with an ‘epistemological accent’

Alfonso de Toro

in Abdelkébir Khatibi: Postcolonialism, Transnationalism, and Culture in the Maghreb and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622331
eISBN:
9781800341272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622331.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Focusing on the work, that is located at the productive and innovative interfaces between of the Epistemai of Islam and Christianity, of Orient and Occident, this article will describe Khabiti’s ... More


Khatibi and the Transcolonial Turn

Olivia C. Harrison

in Abdelkébir Khatibi: Postcolonialism, Transnationalism, and Culture in the Maghreb and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622331
eISBN:
9781800341272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622331.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The Palestinian question has played a seminal if neglected role in Abdelkébir Khatibi’s writings, from the central notion of a “plural Maghreb” to his musings on language, colonialism, and ... More


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