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Anti-Communist Politics and the Limits of Representation

Roland Végső

in The Naked Communist: Cold War Modernism and the Politics of Popular Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245567
eISBN:
9780823252534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245567.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents a discussion of the “crisis of representation” at the root of Cold War anti-Communism. It concentrates on the instances when the American anti-Communist discourse of the 1950s ... More


Creating Political Presence: The New Politics of Democratic Representation

Dario Castiglione and Johannes Pollak (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226588360
eISBN:
9780226588674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226588674.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

For at least two centuries, democratic representation and how it should work has been at the center of many disputes. Representative democracy itself, though arguably the dominant political form of ... More


Nella Larsen’s Passing

Mae G. Henderson

in Speaking in Tongues and Dancing Diaspora: Black Women Writing and Performing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780195116595
eISBN:
9780199375219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195116595.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, Women's Literature

Reviewing the critical reception and scholarship on Nella Larsen’s Passing, the chapter documents the historical and contemporary appeal of the “passing plot” in US fiction, along with the social ... More


The Place Where Anything Can Happen

Rihan Yeh

in Passing: Two Publics in a Mexican Border City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226511887
eISBN:
9780226512075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226512075.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 3 returns to Inés and her daughter Dara to show how passing turns their projects to consolidate middle-class status inside out. From Inés’ tales of her past to a quibble over table manners, ... More


To Speak or Not to Speak: The Birth of a “Poetics of Silence” in Late Antique Literature

Jesús Hernández Lobato

in The Poetics of Late Latin Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199355631
eISBN:
9780199355655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199355631.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter identifies a typically late antique phenomenon: the emergence of a “poetics of silence” involving a metaliterary problematization of language and representation. This phenomenon, ... More


Conclusion

Leo Shtutin

in Spatiality and Subjecthood in Mallarmé, Apollinaire, Maeterlinck, and Jarry: Between Page and Stage

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198821854
eISBN:
9780191860980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821854.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The book concludes with broader, more speculative reflections on subjecthood, spatiality, and humanism. Fin-de-siècle modes of literary, dramatic, and pictorial representation are frequently ... More


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