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The Stephen Family and the Eighteenth Century

B. W. Young

in The Victorian Eighteenth Century: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199256228
eISBN:
9780191719660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256228.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Freud argued in his celebrated essay that ‘the family romance’ had a direct social consequence, since ‘the progress of society in general rests upon the opposition between the generations’. This ... More


Refiguring Loss and Exile in Speak, Memory

Barbara Straumann

in Figurations of Exile in Hitchcock and Nabokov

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636464
eISBN:
9780748651894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636464.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter outlines the ambivalences of the imaginary home created by Nabokov in and through his aesthetic language, presenting a reading focused on three areas: the poetics of memory, the text’s ... More


Subjective Desires: The Role of the Catholic Family Romance in The Nun's Story (1959)

Maureen Sabine

in Veiled Desires: Intimate Portrayals of Nuns in Postwar Anglo-American Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251650
eISBN:
9780823253043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251650.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 3 focuses exclusively on The Nun's Story, a film which still polarizes viewers more than fifty years after its debut. Feminist cultural critics have found it especially hard to sympathize ... More


Introduction

RACHEL BOWLBY

in Freudian Mythologies: Greek Tragedy and Modern Identities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199566228
eISBN:
9780191710407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566228.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's concern with changes in the ‘likely stories’ or ‘mythologies’ of identity in the century since Freud, which looks in particular in Freud's ... More


Cinema as Family Romance

Priya Joshi (ed.)

in Bollywood's India: A Public Fantasy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169615
eISBN:
9780231539074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169615.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the extent to which the traumas of the 1970s were displaced onto the family and crisis in the political culture of popular Hindi cinema. It considers the blockbuster trilogy: ... More


A family romance

Azzedine Haddour

in Frantz Fanon, Postcolonialism and the Ethics of Difference

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780719075230
eISBN:
9781526146779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140814.00008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 3 takes us through Fanon’s complex relations with French society as a kind of ‘family romance’. The chapter engages with the interplay of language, gender and colonial politics, critiquing ... More


Epilogue: Psychoanalytic Dislocation

Barbara Straumann

in Figurations of Exile in Hitchcock and Nabokov

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636464
eISBN:
9780748651894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636464.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses psychoanalysis as a cultural archive of tropes that is often called upon and exposed by both Hitchcock and Nabokov in their texts, and which is also used as the critical ... More


A Neurotic Family Romance of Modernity and the National Form

Laurie J. Sears

in Situated Testimonies: Dread and Enchantment in an Indonesian Literary Archive

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836832
eISBN:
9780824871031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836832.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the themes of modernity and nationalism in Soewarsih Djojopoespito's novel Buiten het gareel (Free from Restraints). Written in Dutch and published in Holland in 1940, Buiten ... More


The (White) Female Creole Body: Bearer of Culture and Cultural Signifier

Jacqueline Couti

in Dangerous Creole Liaisons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781383018
eISBN:
9781781384046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383018.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores the national implications of the politics of victimization that Traversay inherited from the early colonial period. In 1806, for a French audience, this author rearticulated ... More


introduction: Beyond the Mother Tongue?: Multilingual Practices and the Monolingual Paradigm

Yeasemin Yildiz

in Beyond the Mother Tongue: The Postmonolingual Condition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823241309
eISBN:
9780823241347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823241309.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The introduction provides the historical and conceptual backdrop to the argument that monolingualism is a more recent phenomenon than multilingualism and elaborates on the notion of the ... More


‘How Katherine Mansfield Was Kidnapped’: A (Post)colonial Family Romance

Lorenzo Mari

in Katherine Mansfield and the (Post)colonial

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748669097
eISBN:
9780748695140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669097.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Katherine Mansfield’s story ‘How Pearl Button Was Kidnapped’ (1910) can be considered as a paradigmatic example of the author’s use of family relations as a prism for examining a number of issues. ... More


Oedipal Origins

RACHEL BOWLBY

in Freudian Mythologies: Greek Tragedy and Modern Identities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199566228
eISBN:
9780191710407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566228.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter asks what Sophocles' Oedipus the King, the tragedy on which Freud based his radical theory of human subjectivity, might offer in relation to the new kinds of identity and family that ... More


How I Met Your Mother and other Lucky Accidents

Audrey Jaffe

in The Victorian Novel Dreams of the Real: Conventions and Ideology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190269937
eISBN:
9780190269951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190269937.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter is divided into discussions of Dickens’s Oliver Twist and Hardy’s The Mayor of Casterbridge. For both novels it considers the framing of class identity and realist uniqueness as ... More


Type

John Frow

in Character and Person

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198704515
eISBN:
9780191775239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704515.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 4 begins by deploying Elizabeth Fowler’s concept of social persons, which she uses to understand how characters are built up as composite figures out of the raw materials of pre-formed social ... More


. Father in Crisis, Mother Rises?: . The Choric Fantasy

Inez Van Der Spek

in Alien Plots: Female Subjectivity and the Divine in the Light of James Tiptree's 'a Momentary Taste of Being'

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853238140
eISBN:
9781781380444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238140.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In her book The Mother/Daughter Plot, Marianne Hirsch investigates the divergent versions of the family romance that surface in female-authored novels by focusing on the relation between mothers and ... More


A double dose of death in Iginio Ugo Tarchetti’s ‘I fatali’

Christina Petraglia

in The Gothic and Death

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784992699
eISBN:
9781526124050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992699.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter posits a psychoanalytic reading of Iginio Ugo Tarchetti’s short story ‘I fatali’ (‘The Fated Ones’) published posthumously in the collection Racconti fantastici (Fantastic Tales) ... More


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