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Published: 24 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373315-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7331-5
Published: 15 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386599-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8659-9
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 26 October 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002550-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0255-0
Published: 11 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... literary aesthetics realism Pramoedya Ananta Toer Richard Wright ...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374640-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... is part of an interest in African American culture and its expression of race-based oppression that also appears elsewhere in his writing at this time, most notably in the novelette Bukan Pasar Malam . literary aesthetics realism Pramoedya Ananta Toer Richard Wright ...
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373384-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7338-4
... periods, nationalities, and genres, as well as engage numerous theoretical fields, from semiotics, aesthetics, historicism, and ideology critique to feminism, postcolonialism, ecocriticism, and, of course, psychoanalysis. Slavoj Žižek literary theory literary criticism philosophy psychoanalysis ...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374244-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7424-4
... a literary genealogy of wartime from the Napoleonic era to the present and illuminates the aesthetic purchase of war (and its technologies) as a shaper of distinct literary imaginaries: the sentimental, the humanitarian, the panoptic, and the spectacular. mediated wars visual activism humanitarian...
Book Chapter

By Debjani Ganguly
Published: 22 July 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7424-4
... a literary genealogy of wartime from the Napoleonic era to the present and illuminates the aesthetic purchase of war (and its technologies) as a shaper of distinct literary imaginaries: the sentimental, the humanitarian, the panoptic, and the spectacular. mediated wars visual activism humanitarian...
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 07 September 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7503-6
... Anzaldúa introduces her book by explaining its multi-layered focus and inviting readers to participate in her literary desires. Reflecting on her own experiences and struggles as a dedicated artist, the author calls for a new aesthetics, an entirely embodied artistic practice that synthesizes...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374244-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7424-4
... This chapter excavates a literary genealogy of the term world and examines its valence for thinking about world literature in our global age. It also unravels the complex relation between the empirical world picture around 1989 and the novel worlds explored in the book in order to foreground...
Published: 11 November 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7369-8
...Ethics and Literature In this chapter, Ghosh theorizes the ethics of sahitya from three aspects. He explains what he means by aesthetics of hunger and then shows how theory and emotion are connected. Ghosh demonstrates the ethics and politics of hunger through a close study of Matthew...
Published: 11 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
..., most notably in the novelette Bukan Pasar Malam . literary aesthetics realism Pramoedya Ananta Toer Richard Wright In 1953 Pramoedya left Indonesia for a period of residency in the Netherlands, under the auspices of the Dutch Foundation for Cultural Cooperation (sticusa). This residency...
Series: Objects/Histories
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374602-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7460-2
.... This emergent aesthetic demonstrates a complex and unique literary “communilect” or “metrolect” developing in response to complex and competing demands of life “under occupation” in Mbuntua (Alice Springs) today. Aboriginal English Aboriginal literature metrolect and communilect biliterary...
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374619-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7461-9
... How did revolutionary literature become and remain popular? This is the question Cai takes up in this chapter, arguing that it was by drawing on already existing rural oral genres of heroes and legends that revolutionary literature embedded itself thoroughly in the aesthetics and reading lives...
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373384-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7338-4
...” provides the literary coordinates for what Willis dubs an “aesthetics of the Real.” While a number of critics have attended to, as well as built on, Žižek’s analyses of filmic representations of the Real (especially those found in the films of Alfred Hitchcock and David Lynch), Willis, drawing on Žižek’s...
Book Chapter

By Russell Sbriglia
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 10 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7338-4
... materialism the Real poststructuralism psychoanalysis In this chapter, Alfrey explores the central role that the aesthetic category of the sublime has played throughout Slavoj Žižek’s oeuvre—a role about which literary critics have had surprisingly little to say. As Alfrey explains, contrary...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... This chapter addresses the identity of the mysterious narrator of Díaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. It traces Yunior de las Casas’s artistic coming of age, his Künstlerroman, arguing that what emerges in his narrative is an aesthetics of artistic consumption, which reflects Díaz’s...
Book Chapter

By Debjani Ganguly
Published: 22 July 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7424-4
...World This chapter excavates a literary genealogy of the term world and examines its valence for thinking about world literature in our global age. It also unravels the complex relation between the empirical world picture around 1989 and the novel worlds explored in the book in order...
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373384-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7338-4
... In this chapter, Alfrey explores the central role that the aesthetic category of the sublime has played throughout Slavoj Žižek’s oeuvre—a role about which literary critics have had surprisingly little to say. As Alfrey explains, contrary to the more traditional romantic sublime of Burke...
Series: Objects/Histories
Published: 05 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7460-2
... witness otherwise. This emergent aesthetic demonstrates a complex and unique literary “communilect” or “metrolect” developing in response to complex and competing demands of life “under occupation” in Mbuntua (Alice Springs) today. Aboriginal English Aboriginal literature metrolect...