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Conclusion

Max Saunders

in Self Impression: Life-Writing, Autobiografiction, and the Forms of Modern Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579761
eISBN:
9780191722882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579761.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This conclusion argues that auto/biography is shadowed by the alter ego of scepticism, whether directed at the reality or intelligibility of selves; their representability; or the adequacy of the ... More


Conclusions

Mary Orr

in Flaubert's Tentation: Remapping Nineteenth-Century French Histories of Religion and Science

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199258581
eISBN:
9780191718083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258581.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The book concludes by reappraising critics' blocks, but through rereading Flaubert's well‐known correspondence with Sand and Colet and response to the camera of Du Camp, all against crucial moments ... More


Frenzy

Ian Cooper

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325369
eISBN:
9781800342286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325369.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Frenzy (1972) was Alfred Hitchcock's penultimate film, and arguably one of his most misunderstood and neglected. Whereas even Psycho (1960) did eventually become respectable — indeed, it is a good ... More


INTENTIONS AND OEUVRES

Paisley Livingston

in Art and Intention: A Philosophical Study

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199278060
eISBN:
9780191602269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278067.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

People often take an interest in more than one work by a single artist or author. In so doing, they discover that individual works of art created by a single artist (or group of collaborating ... More


. Montesquieu’s Persian Letters: A Timely Classic

Fred Dallmayr

in In Search of the Good Life: A Pedogogy for Troubled Times

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124575
eISBN:
9780813134994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124575.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses some of the distinctive features of Montesquieu's general oeuvre, including only a few salient points. It pinpoints some particularly instructive passages of his Persian ... More


La Préparation du roman: The Novel and the Fragment

in Roland Barthes at the Collège de France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318436
eISBN:
9781846317866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318436.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Roland Barthes' La Préparation du roman lecture series at the Collège de France. It explains that the first Préparation du roman course subtitled De la vie à l'oeuvre (December ... More


Running repairs: corruption, community and duty in Family Matters

Peter Morey

in Rohinton Mistry

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067143
eISBN:
9781781700587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067143.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines the ‘Pandora's Box’ of corruption and religious majoritarianism that serves as the background to Mistry's Family Matters, a novel which takes place against the backdrop of ... More


Farewell to the old lutist

Daniela Caselli

in Beckett’s Dantes: Intertextuality in the Fiction and Criticism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071560
eISBN:
9781781701973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071560.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This concluding chapter discusses the figure of Dante that can be found in Beckett. It demonstrates the way Dante continually changes the Beckett oeuvre and presents a destabilising view of Dante and ... More


Strata and mysteries: intratextuality in More Pricks Than Kicks

Daniela Caselli

in Beckett’s Dantes: Intertextuality in the Fiction and Criticism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071560
eISBN:
9781781701973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071560.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter studies More Pricks Than Kicks and the available parodies of and allusions to Dante's lines, which reflect certain passages in Dream and in many other Beckett poems of the time. It also ... More


Fatigue and disgust: Murphy and Watt

Daniela Caselli

in Beckett’s Dantes: Intertextuality in the Fiction and Criticism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071560
eISBN:
9781781701973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071560.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter reassesses the roles of mimesis and authority in both Beckett and Dante from an intertextual point of view. It studies the promise of an invisible Dante, which has been read by critics ... More


A Medieval “Best Seller”

R. Howard Bloch

in The Anonymous Marie de France

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226059686
eISBN:
9780226059693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226059693.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter analyzes the key issues explored in Marie de France's Espurgatoire Seint Patriz. It suggests that this work resolved most of the unresolved issues in Lais and Fables and it the most ... More


Introduction: Aesthetic Judgment in the Contemporary Art World

Hannah Wohl

in Bound by Creativity: How Contemporary Art Is Created and Judged

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226784557
eISBN:
9780226784724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226784724.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The introduction argues that artists and others in the art world make aesthetic judgments by assessing creative visions—bundles of recognizable and enduring consistencies within bodies of work. It ... More


Gender, Migration, and Empire

Marie-Paule Ha

in French Women and the Empire: The Case of Indochina

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199640362
eISBN:
9780191754265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640362.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter traces the evolution of the French female emigration movement launched at the turn of the century. According to its supporters, sending women overseas could solve myriad social and ... More


Prokofiev the pianist

Boris Berman

in Prokofiev's Piano Sonatas: A Guide for the Listener and the Performer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300114904
eISBN:
9780300145007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114904.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter shows the central role played by the piano in Prokofiev's oeuvre. The piano was the first instrument Prokofiev heard and the only one he mastered. Early in his creative life, Prokofiev ... More


Revising and Rewriting

Paul Eggert

in The Edinburgh Companion to D. H. Lawrence and the Arts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474456623
eISBN:
9781474496056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456623.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Though relatively short-lived, Lawrence was a prolific writer. Characteristically, he would be writing and revising multiple works, often across genres, at or around the same time. Taking a break ... More


Mirror, Mirror: Reflections on Girlhood and Growing Up

Susan E. Kirtley

in Lynda Barry: Girlhood through the Looking Glass

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032356
eISBN:
9781617032363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032356.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter focuses on two of Barry’s works: What It Is and Picture This. Despite some differences between the two, they both foreground many of the continuing themes and concerns that pervade ... More


These People are my People, these Places are my Places”: Cultural Hybridity and Identity in South African Artist David Kramer’s Oeuvre

Mathilda Slabbert

in Locating Life Stories: Beyond East-West Binaries in (Auto)Biographical Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837303
eISBN:
9780824871543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837303.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the account of entertainer and cultural commentator David Kramer. He has contributed significantly to an understanding of South Africa's multifarious sociopolitical ... More


“Notre Petite Amie”: Charpentier’s Oeuvre de Mimi Pinson, 1900–1914

Patricia Tilburg

in Working Girls: Sex, Taste, and Reform in the Parisian Garment Trades, 1880-1919

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198841173
eISBN:
9780191876684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841173.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

In 1900, composer and philanthropist Gustave Charpentier founded the Oeuvre de Mimi Pinson, an association providing the workingwomen of Paris with free theater tickets, and free music and dance ... More


Mimi Pinson Goes to War: Sex, Taste, and the Patrie, 1914–1918

Patricia Tilburg

in Working Girls: Sex, Taste, and Reform in the Parisian Garment Trades, 1880-1919

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198841173
eISBN:
9780191876684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841173.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

During World War I, the midinettes of Paris suffered unemployment and drastically cut wages; at the same time, they were elevated in wartime ephemera as a nostalgic and erotic image of a France made ... More


Digital Genetic Editing and Computer-Assisted Genetic Criticism

Dirk Van Hulle

in Genetic Criticism: Tracing Creativity in Literature

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780192846792
eISBN:
9780191939273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192846792.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Instead of focusing on a single ‘work in progress’, this chapter discusses the need for genetic criticism on the level of the author’s complete works, the ‘oeuvre in motion’. It suggests ways of ... More


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