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Coda: Composing Oneself (Reprise)

Nadine Hubbs

in The Queer Composition of America's Sound: Gay Modernists, American Music, and National Identity

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520241848
eISBN:
9780520937956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241848.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the history of the individual and collective achievements of U.S. gay modernist composers. It suggests that though the meanings of ... More


The Anxiety of Theory: Hölderlin’s Poetology as Skeptical Syndrome

Hannah Vandegrift Eldridge

in Lyric Orientations: Hölderlin, Rilke, and the Poetics of Community

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801456954
eISBN:
9781501701061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801456954.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter juxtaposes Friedrich Hölderlin's use of poetic language with his view in philosophical skepticism. Hölderlin used poetry to mediate between the antinomies of mind and world, as well as ... More


Alain Resnais and the Code of Subjectivity

Hunter Vaughan

in Where Film Meets Philosophy: Godard, Resnais, and Experiments in Cinematic Thinking

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161336
eISBN:
9780231530828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161336.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the connotative structure through which human subjectivity is simulated in film and how this renders cinema capable of performing a philosophical function. It analyzes Alan ... More


Conclusion ‘Other Fashionings of Life’: Science Fiction, Human–Animal Studies and the Future of Subjectivity

in Animal Alterity: Science Fiction and the Question of the Animal

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312342
eISBN:
9781846316135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312342.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This conclusion argues that a close examination of animals in science fiction offers promising ways in which human subjectivity can be reconceptualised. The presence of animals in science fiction ... More


This Perversion Called Love: Reading Tanizaki, Feminist Theory, and Freud

Margherita Long

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762335
eISBN:
9780804772518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762335.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book positions one of Japan's most canonical and best translated twentieth-century authors at the center of contemporary debates in feminism. Examining sexual perversion in Tanizaki's aesthetic ... More


Animal Narratives and Social Agency

Susan McHugh

in Animal Stories: Narrating across Species Lines

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670321
eISBN:
9781452947297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670321.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter discusses the significance of animal narratives in contrast with the stories that depicts human subjects. It asks: how do animal agents appear in literature, and what are ... More


Pragmatism, Phenomenology, and Twentieth-Century American Sociology

Neil Gross

in Sociology in America: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226090948
eISBN:
9780226090962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226090962.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter shows that despite the prevailing attitude that sociology and philosophy are worlds apart, American sociology in the twentieth century has in fact been shaped in deep and profound ways ... More


The Secret of Life: Bioethics between Corporeal and Corporate Obligations

Joanna Zylinska

in Bioethics in the Age of New Media

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262240567
eISBN:
9780262255141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262240567.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In this chapter, the author talks about “traditional bioethics,” which includes predefined normativity, human subjectivity, and universal applicability. The author talks about the “secret of life” ... More


Introduction: On Orientation

Hannah Vandegrift Eldridge

in Lyric Orientations: Hölderlin, Rilke, and the Poetics of Community

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801456954
eISBN:
9781501701061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801456954.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This introductory chapter argues that lyric poetry can create lyric orientations—the commitments and relations to the world that emerge aesthetically and tentatively out of language. For instance, ... More


Animal Minds across Discourse Domains

David Herman

in Cognitive Literary Science: Dialogues between Literature and Cognition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190496869
eISBN:
9780190496883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496869.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter seeks to reframe, and move beyond, debates organized around a polarity between legible and illegible animal minds. Instead, it outlines techniques for documenting and analysing the ... More


The Encounter in Sense and Thought

Ryan J. Johnson

in The Deleuze-Lucretius Encounter

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474416535
eISBN:
9781474430449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416535.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter turns to the thorny issues of thought, consciousness, and human subjectivity. As naturalists, Lucretius and Deleuze do not assume the existence of a subject, but instead attempt to ... More


Going to Tara via Vienna: Joyce and the Freudian Bildungsroman

Michael G. Cronin

in Impure Thoughts: Sexuality, Catholicism and Literature in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086137
eISBN:
9781781704707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086137.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the emergence of psychoanalytic thought in the twentieth century and the historical development of the notion of sexuality. It examines the Freudian libidinal theory model, ... More


The Archive

Josef Teboho Ansorge

in Identify and Sort: How Digital Power Changed World Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190245542
eISBN:
9780190245573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190245542.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines some archival forms which contributed to a standardization of political power and human subjectivity in the international system. One of these forms is the map. It considers the ... More


Conclusion

Erica Wickerson

in The Architecture of Narrative Time: Thomas Mann and the Problems of Modern Narrative

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198793274
eISBN:
9780191835162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793274.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, European Literature

The Conclusion summarizes the main tenets of the book, which, first, aims to propose a new comprehensive approach to the analysis of time in narrative that takes account both of the linguistic ... More


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