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Barthes’s Ordinary Writing

Tiphaine Samoyault

in Interdisciplinary Barthes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197266670
eISBN:
9780191905391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266670.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter presents a picture of Barthes that for two reasons has not been written about before: first, it comes from the archive the author was able to explore whilst preparing a biography of ... More


Reluctant Messengers

Alexandra Garbarini

in Numbered Days: Diaries and the Holocaust

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112528
eISBN:
9780300135039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112528.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores the task and pursuit of diary writing of Jewish victims during the Holocaust as a cultural pursuit. Primo Levi, for example, in his memoir of Auschwitz, described how he recited ... More


Numbered Days: Diaries and the Holocaust

Alexandra Garbarini

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112528
eISBN:
9780300135039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112528.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

As the Nazis swept across Europe during World War II, Jewish victims wrote diaries in which they grappled with the terror unfolding around them. Some wrote simply to process the contradictory bits of ... More


Introduction

in The Accidental Diarist: A History of the Daily Planner in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226033211
eISBN:
9780226033495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226033495.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introduction aims to explore the importance of diary writing for the nineteenth century Americans. Diaries can be traced back to colonial times, and the first people who used it were British ... More


Analyzing and Writing a Report on Qualitative Diary Research

Lauri L. Hyers

in Diary Methods: Understanding Qualitative Research

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190256692
eISBN:
9780190856823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190256692.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses how to analyze and write up a qualitative diary research report. In qualitative diary studies, the summative narrative developed by the researcher is as integral to the report ... More


Men

Steven M. Stowe

in Keep the Days: Reading the Civil War Diaries of Southern Women

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640969
eISBN:
9781469640983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640969.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter picks up a question that runs through the Civil War diaries of southern women: what is the tie between men and war, and what will war reveal about men? The question was rich enough to ... More


Herself

Steven M. Stowe

in Keep the Days: Reading the Civil War Diaries of Southern Women

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640969
eISBN:
9781469640983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640969.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

As southern women of the slave-owning class wrote in their diaries about the excitement and destruction of the Civil War—about war’s violence, men, slaves, and the odd act of diary-keeping ... More


Subjectivities

Andrew Kahn, Mark Lipovetsky, Irina Reyfman, and Stephanie Sandler

in A History of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199663941
eISBN:
9780191770463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663941.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The chapter continues to trace attention to emotions, begun in the context of Sentimentalism and further developed in the works of the pre-Romantic period. The discovery of the self-promoted active ... More


Conclusion: “A Stone Under History's Wheel”

Alexandra Garbarini

in Numbered Days: Diaries and the Holocaust

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112528
eISBN:
9780300135039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112528.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter concludes the book by sharing insights that have been gleamed from the study and analysis of the effect and importance of the diary writing of Jewish victims during the Holocaust. These ... More


Poetics and subjectivities between classicism and Romanticism

Andrew Kahn, Mark Lipovetsky, Irina Reyfman, and Stephanie Sandler

in A History of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199663941
eISBN:
9780191770463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663941.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In the context of Sentimentalism in the 1770s, literary culture opened up to representations of human subjectivity. The chapter considers genres of poetry devoted to the themes of pleasure, death, ... More


Clean and Sober

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Shilts finally addresses his addiction to alcohol and marijuana, including in-patient rehabilitation and Alcoholics Anonymous. Shilts grapples with the death of his friend Gary Walsh from AIDS, and ... More


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