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The Madness of Art

Peter Brooks

in Enigmas of Identity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151588
eISBN:
9781400839698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151588.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter suggests that the self facing its extinction may make particularly concerted, wild, mad reactions to the impending nothingness of its identity, in late work of a new, unbound creativity. ... More


Self-translation as Self-promotion:

Nirad C. Chaudhuri and M. J. Tambimuttu

in South Asian Writers in Twentieth-Century Britain: Culture in Translation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199207770
eISBN:
9780191695681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207770.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Early ‘Asiatic’ writers, seen as exotic and oriental outsiders, were also often expected to embody ‘foreignness’, and provide ‘alien’ perspectives on Britain, usually in prescribed terms. This ... More


A new Piaf

David Looseley

in Édith Piaf: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382578
eISBN:
9781786945280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382578.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter covers the late 1940s and 1950s, a period in which her international fame soared but her health began to decline. She sought to reinvent herself by assembling and directing a new ... More


Introduction

Olga Kanzaki Sooudi

in Japanese New York: Migrant Artists and Self-reinvention on the World Stage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839413
eISBN:
9780824869090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839413.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book examines the everyday lives of Japanese migrants who have reinvented themselves as artists in contemporary New York City. Drawing on research carried out between 2005 and 2006 in New York ... More


Pushing the Reset Button: Self-Reinvention and the Triumphalist Japanese Migrant Narrative

Olga Kanzaki Sooudi

in Japanese New York: Migrant Artists and Self-reinvention on the World Stage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839413
eISBN:
9780824869090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839413.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines what it calls the triumphalist migrant narrative through conversations with Japanese migrants in New York City. Through an analysis of two historical fictional stories by ... More


Epilogue

Olga Kanzaki Sooudi

in Japanese New York: Migrant Artists and Self-reinvention on the World Stage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839413
eISBN:
9780824869090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839413.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This epilogue shows that Japanese migrants see New York City as an ideal stage for enacting grand projects of self-reinvention; they go to NYC to realize the selves they aspire to and imagine ... More


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