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In the Place of Language: Literature and the Architecture of the Referent

Claudia Brodsky

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230006
eISBN:
9780823235285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230006.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The “place” in the title of this book is the intersection of language with building, the marking, for future reference, of material constructions in the world. The “referent” the book describes is ... More


Oblivion and Memory in the Redemocratized Southern Cone

LUIS RONIGER and MARIO SZNAJDER

in The Legacy of Human-Rights Violations in the Southern Cone: Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296157
eISBN:
9780191685200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296157.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the politics of oblivion and the memory of human rights violations after the redemocratization in the Southern Cone countries of Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay. Even after ... More


‘You shall blot out the memory of Amalek’: Roman Historians on Remembering to Forget

D. S. Levene

in Historical and Religious Memory in the Ancient World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199572069
eISBN:
9780191738739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572069.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The creation of cultural identity through historical memory often involves as much forgetting as remembering. The process of forgetting through selection is usually hidden. This chapter focuses on ... More


Ordinary Oblivion and the Self Unmoored: Reading Plato's Phaedrus and Writing the Soul

Jennifer R. Rapp

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257430
eISBN:
9780823261543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257430.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Rapp begins with a question posed by poet Theodore Roethke: “should we say that the self, once perceived, becomes a soul?” Through her examination of Plato's Phaedrus and her insights about the place ... More


The Ethics of Imagining

Seamus Perry

in Coleridge and the Uses of Division

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183976
eISBN:
9780191674150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183976.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter examines English Romantic poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge's thoughts about the division of selfhood and the ethics of imagining. It suggests that self-absorption and worldly-mindedness of ... More


The First Settlement

Ronald Hutton

in The Restoration: A Political and Religious History of England and Wales, 1658–1667

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203926
eISBN:
9780191676048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203926.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

For over a century, the term ‘Restoration Settlement’ has been used to denote the legislation of 1660–2. Yet it is a misnomer, for there were two settlements in these years, of different character ... More


The Road to York: January–March 1642

Conrad Russell

in The Fall of the British Monarchies 1637–1642

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205883
eISBN:
9780191676833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205883.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the King's journey to York, which was punctuated by a rapid exchange of Declarations. The Parliament replied to the King's message from Greenwich in a Declaration calling on ... More


The Treaty of London: Anglo-Scottish Relations: September 1640– May 1641

Conrad Russell

in The Fall of the British Monarchies 1637–1642

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205883
eISBN:
9780191676833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205883.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the Treaty of London, an agreement between the Scots and Charles I. The terms include the prosecution of the ‘incendiaries’ responsible for the Bishops' Wars and restoration of ... More


From the Introduction to Historical Poetics: Questions and Answers (1894)

Alexander Veselovsky

in Persistent Forms: Explorations in Historical Poetics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823264858
eISBN:
9780823266852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264858.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Veselovsky’s 1894 essay proposes correlations between social and literary history in order to explain the rise and fall of particular literary forms in particular historical periods. It also puts ... More


A Remnant Poetics: Excavating the Chronotope of the Kurgan

Michael Kunichika

in Persistent Forms: Explorations in Historical Poetics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823264858
eISBN:
9780823266852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264858.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter theorizes formal persistence as an aporia, a predicament, and the reality of (late) Romantic lyric. Focusing on the history of the image of the kurgan, Kunichika shows that it enters ... More


Epilogue

Lisa Saltzman

in Daguerreotypes: Fugitive Subjects, Contemporary Objects

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226242033
eISBN:
9780226242170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226242170.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

If something of the idea of the photograph both coalesces and comes undone in the static, durational video portraits that structure chapter four, there remains a bit more to be said. In a coda to ... More


The Mechanics of British Zionism

Stephan E. C. Wendehorst

in British Jewry, Zionism, and the Jewish State, 1936-1956

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199265305
eISBN:
9780191730849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265305.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

Part I attempts to account for the rise of Zionism in British Jewry at a particular historical juncture. The ascendancy of Zionism in British Jewry from the mid-1930s is explained as the result of a ... More


Act in Such a Way That I Can Speak to You: Awaiting Oblivion (1957–1962)

Christophe Bident

in Maurice Blanchot: A Critical Biography

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823281763
eISBN:
9780823284825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281763.003.0052
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Examines the part-narrative, part fragmentary work Awaiting Oblivion. The chapter looks at the setting of an interrupted or impossible dialogue between a man and a woman, and examines the ... More


Memory: A History

Dmitri Nikulin (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199793839
eISBN:
9780199345205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793839.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book intends to show the ways the concept of memory has been used and appropriated throughout the history of philosophy. In ancient philosophy, memory was considered a repository of sensible and ... More


Raja Amari (Tunisia)

Roy Armes

in African Filmmaking: North and South of the Sahara

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621231
eISBN:
9780748670789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621231.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on filmmaker Raja Amari. Amari was born into a middle-class family in Tunis in 1971. She studied French literature and civilisation at the University of Tunis I, before going on ... More


A socially and historically contextualised psychoanalytic perspective: Holocaust survival and suffering1

Daniel Bar-On

in Biographical methods and professional practice: An international perspective

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344939
eISBN:
9781447301554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344939.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

The Holocaust not only divided humanity into survivors, bystanders, rescuers and perpetrators and defined the generation as first, second and third. It also strengthened perspectives that became ... More


His Capital Flush: Despairing Over Work and Value in Oblivion

Jeffrey Severs

in David Foster Wallace's Balancing Books: Fictions of Value

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231179447
eISBN:
9780231543118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179447.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter treats Oblivion as a transitional work and Wallace’s most despairing book – despairing because it is the first fiction collection written entirely after Infinite Jest’s success, but also ... More


Heidegger’s Metaphysical Anti-Semitism

Donatella Di Cesare

in Reading Heidegger's Black Notebooks 1931-1941

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034012
eISBN:
9780262334631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034012.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Heidegger’s Black Notebooks show anti-Semitism as taking on a new philosophical relevance. The Jew appears at the heart of Heidegger’s thought, and as central to his philosophy. Yet, to the Jew, ... More


Replete and Porous: Reading the Phaedrus and Writing the Soul

Jennifer R. Rapp

in Ordinary Oblivion and the Self Unmoored: Reading Plato's Phaedrus and Writing the Soul

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257430
eISBN:
9780823261543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257430.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Rapp's introduction is both a reflective essay on ordinary forms of forgetting and their significance for how we think about selfhood as well as an anticipatory sketch of the major arcs of the book. ... More


Ghost Ribs of Discourse beyond the Phaedrus: Radical and Domesticated Forgetting in Euripides, Zhuangzi, and Aristotle

Jennifer R. Rapp

in Ordinary Oblivion and the Self Unmoored: Reading Plato's Phaedrus and Writing the Soul

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257430
eISBN:
9780823261543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257430.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In the conclusion Rapp situates Plato in relationship to Aristotle, Euripides, and Zhuangzi (the 4th century BCE Daoist figure) in order to extend the scope and significance of the book's study of ... More


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