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Figurations of Feeling, Haunted Hearts, and Uncanny Acts

Neil Websdale

in Familicidal Hearts: The Emotional Styles of 211 Killers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195315417
eISBN:
9780199777464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315417.003.002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Drawing upon the work of Antonio Damasio, Norbert Elias, Erving Goffman, Charles Horton Cooley, George Herbert Mead, and Raymond Williams, the author develops the notion of emotional styles as a ... More


Jews and the Ends of Theory

Shai Ginsburg, Martin Land, and Jonathan Boyarin (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823282005
eISBN:
9780823284795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282005.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Theory has often been coded as “Jewish”—not merely because Jewish intellectuals have been central participants, but also, this book argues, because certain problematics of modern Jewishness enrich ... More


Afterword Language is Story

Kerwin Lee IZlein

in Frontiers of Historical Imagination: Narrating the European Conquest of Native America, 1890-1990

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520204638
eISBN:
9780520924185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520204638.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that the quest for scientific certainty had led scholars through a series of linguistic turns which encoded historical narrative and knowledge as an antonym, and opened the doors ... More


Painting in a State of Exception: New Figuration in Argentina, 1960-1965

Patrick Frank

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062228
eISBN:
9780813051710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062228.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The four artists who made up the New Figuration movement—Luis Felipe Noé, Jorge de la Vega, Rómulo Macció, and Ernesto Deira—have figured in every relevant textbook and international group show on ... More


The Origins of English Revenge Tragedy

George Oppitz-Trotman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474441711
eISBN:
9781474465069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441711.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Charting a new course between performance studies and literary criticism, this book discovers a poetics of figuration in English tragic drama. It demonstrates that our recognition of the dramatic ... More


The Substance of Shadow: A Darkening Trope in Poetic History

John Hollander

Kenneth Gross (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226354279
eISBN:
9780226354309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226354309.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Substance of Shadow explores the poetic lives and afterlives of shadow, focusing on British and American poetry from the Renaissance to the end of the twentieth century. It investigates shadow’s ... More


Oleg Tumulilingan: Layers of Time and Melody in Balinese Music

Michael Tenzer

in Analytical Studies in World Music: Analytical Studies in World Music

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195177893
eISBN:
9780199864843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177893.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter is an introduction to and analysis of modern Balinese gamelan music, including: Time and Culture in Music; Balinese Gamelan; Basics of Balinese Gamelan via Oleg; Oleg's Architecture I: ... More


Coda

Karen Swann

in Lives of the Dead Poets: Keats, Shelley, Coleridge

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284184
eISBN:
9780823286157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284184.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

By virtue of an ostentatious turning away—the turn, Benjamin reminds us, that is at once that of the aesthetic object and of the commodity—the biographical figures of the dead poets of this study ... More


The Rush to Motherhood: Pronatalist Discourse and Women's Agency

Diana Tietjens Meyers

in Gender in the Mirror: Cultural Imagery and Women's Agency

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140415
eISBN:
9780199871476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140419.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Despite the importance of women's decisions about procreation, women's testimony shows that, even when the right to procreate and the right to refuse to procreate are respected, few women ... More


The Family Romance: A Fin‐de‐Siècle Tragedy

Diana Tietjens Meyers

in Gender in the Mirror: Cultural Imagery and Women's Agency

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140415
eISBN:
9780199871476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140419.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

It is necessary to find an interpretation of recovered memory of childhood sexual abuse that moves beyond the frequently futile “Did it happen, or didn’t it?” construal. Focusing on the rhetoric of ... More


Go Figure: Energies, Forms, and Institutions in the Early Modern World

Judith H. Anderson and Joan Pong Linton (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823233496
eISBN:
9780823241224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233496.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book addresses theories of the figure and practices of figuration ranging from classical rhetoric and biblical exegesis to semiotics, psychoanalysis, and socio-politics. Situating theory in ... More


Under Assault

Prudentius

in The Origin of Sin: An English Translation of the "Hamartigenia"

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801442223
eISBN:
9780801463051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801442223.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses why the cosmic collapse in the Hamartigenia had led to the condemnation of greedy and vain women who indulge themselves in cosmetics, as well as disgraceful effeminate men who ... More


The Link as Figuration and Metaphorical Shift

in Emptiness and Temporality: Buddhism and Medieval Japanese Poetics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804748889
eISBN:
9780804779401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804748889.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In the context of formal poetic rhetoric, the economy of the renga link requires transformation. This process of figuration is evident in Shinkei's analysis, in which he further equates the ... More


Scene 1 Into the Hollow

Simon Palfrey

in Poor Tom: Living "King Lear"

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226150642
eISBN:
9780226150789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226150789.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This section looks at Edgar’s first two scenes, first when he is tricked by his brother Edmond, then when he goes into internal exile disguised as a mad beggar. It considers the implications of ... More


Inhabiting Feminine Suspicion

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/9780748636464.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter traces the figurations of exile in Suspicion. The discussion takes a look at three primary areas, which are the dislocations performed by the aesthetic language of the film, the psychic ... More


Three: The Enigma of Manifestation (Figuration in Heidegger)

Gabriel Riera

in Intrigues: From Being to the Other

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226719
eISBN:
9780823235315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226719.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter examines the concept of figuration and the enigma of manifestation in the works of Martin Heidegger. It states that Heidegger's detour through Friedrich's poetry ... More


Translating Rights: The International Criminal Court, Translation, and the Human Status

J. Paul Narkunas

in Reified Life: Speculative Capital and the Ahuman Condition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280308
eISBN:
9780823281534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280308.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter describes how English and French as the de jure languages of human rights at the International Criminal Court. As a result, populations who do not adhere to Western Enlightenment ... More


The Ethics of Uprootedness: Emmanuel Levinas's Postwar Project

in The Figural Jew: Politics and Identity in Postwar French Thought

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226315119
eISBN:
9780226315133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315133.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In “Existentialism and Anti-Semitism,” Emmanuel Levinas claims that Jean-Paul Sartre, in his essay Réflexions sur la question juive, failed to acknowledge the internal meaning and essence of Judaism ... More


The Rhetoric of Theorizing Adaptation

Kamilla Elliott

in Theorizing Adaptation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780197511176
eISBN:
9780197511213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197511176.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

“Refiguring Theorization” shifts from macroscopic historical and theoretical metacriticism to microscopic analyses of rhetoric. Theorizing adaptation has unfolded not only at the level of books, ... More


Alain de Lille, De Plandu Naturae: The Vulgar Whorehouses of the Earth

David Rollo

in Kiss My Relics: Hermaphroditic Fictions of the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226724614
eISBN:
9780226724607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226724607.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Nature habitually resides among the hieratic mysteries of the divine, inaccessible to men and women and accordingly beyond their ken. In the view of Nature, to condescend to humanity, as she ... More


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