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Plays 1982–1985: Moderism Transferred

Jessica Yeung

in Ink Dances in Limbo: Gao Xingjian's Writing as Cultural Translation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099210
eISBN:
9789882207042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099210.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter shows that the formal structure of Gao Xingjian's early plays are essentially modernist. In other words, the paradigm of modernism is translated into these plays. Although it is not ... More


Narrating Sensation: Michael Ondaatje’s The Collected Works of Billy the Kid

Ridvan Askin

in Narrative and Becoming

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474414562
eISBN:
9781474426947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414562.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The second chapter traces in detail how Ondaatje’s text engages in what Askin terms disfiguration—the very process of disfiguring its representational surface both in terms of content and form—in ... More


The Dreamwork of History:: Orientalism and Originary Disfiguration in Freud’s Moses and Monotheism

Jeffrey S. Librett

in Orientalism and the Figure of the Jew

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262915
eISBN:
9780823266401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262915.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter reads Freud’s Moses and Monotheism with a view to its contribution to Orientalist studies in his age. The chapter argues that Freud displaces typological logic, and its main elements ... More


Rousseau and English Romanticism (1978)

Patience Moll

in The Paul De Man Notebooks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748641048
eISBN:
9781474400954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641048.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this 1978 essay, originally published in French and translated in English by Patience Moll, Paul de Man talks about Jean-Jacques Rousseau and the problem of his presence within English ... More


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