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Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397212-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9721-2
... JEANNE DELBAERE-GARANT Psychic Realism, Mythic Realism, Grotesque Realism: Variations on Magic Realism in Contemporary Literature in English Since the early 1980s when I was asked by my colleague Jean Weisgerber to contribute a...
Published: 25 April 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386889-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8688-9
... PART TWO Alternatives to Positivism in the Human Sciences PHILOSOPHY AND CRITICAL REALISM Critical Realism andrew collier ritical realism (of the sort inaugurated by Roy Bhaskar’s work) is now mainly a movement of thought...
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397212-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9721-2
... SCOTT SIMPKINS Sources of Magic Realism/Supplements to Realism in Contemporary Latin American Literature Magic realism seems plagued by a distinct dilemma, a problem arising primarily from its use of supplementation to "improve" upon the...
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397212-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9721-2
...p A R T I I I H I• s t o r y JOHN BURT FOSTER JR. Magical Realism, Compensatory Vision, and Felt History: Classical Realism Transformed in The White Hotel The title of...
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374466-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
... This chapter introduces part I, which examines program types that revolve around prioritizing realism as a representational tool to advance the ideological tenets of socialism in an educational fashion, modeled after the European public service broadcasting agenda and developed in a...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396345-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9634-5
... logic: verisimilitude. causality, psychological realism, linearity. composi• tional unity-all of which are opposed to melodrama and aim in particular to eliminate episodic structure and the role of chance and coincidence. The empirical data used to support this argument are persuasive but...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398004-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9800-4
... PART FOUR Mourning Sentimentality in Reconstruction-Era America: Mark Twain's Nostalgic Realism GRAVE OF CHIL D, 1977, DOVER COMMON CEMETERY. "Charmaine L. / Cantrell /1967-1977/ She brought love and joy." I am loth to close. We arc not...
Published: 13 February 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387664-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8766-4
... 1 ∂ Nineteenth-Century Formulations of Masculinity and Realism: The Body of Edwin Forrest On the evening of May 10, 1849, American art came into its own through an act of masculine bravado and violence. Outside the Astor Place Opera House in New York City, 31 bystanders were left...
Published: 13 February 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387664-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8766-4
... 2 ∂ The Battle Cry of Peace and the Spectacle of Realism How did the cinema provide American artists and cinema critics with the means to claim for themselves an art form free of European tra- dition and provenance? In what way did film preserve the tropes of frontier realism and...
Published: 13 February 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387664-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8766-4
... 3 ∂ African American Realism: Oscar Micheaux, Autobiography, and the Ambiguity of Black Male Desire When J. Stuart Blackton and Theodore Roosevelt rallied the American arts, including the cinema, around strong nationalist impulses predi- cated on ‘‘emotional fervor’’ and cultural...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388128-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8812-8
... four Agential Realism: How Material-Discursive Practices Matter Where did we ever get the strange idea that nature—as opposed to culture— is ahistorical and...
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388418-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8841-8
... Arvind Rajagopal a The Gujarat Experiment and Hindu National Realism Lessons for Secularism ho could digest the ‘‘poison’’ of the Gujarat elections with- Wout inviting instant death? According to then prime...
Published: 24 November 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388715-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8871-5
... chapter 2 Christian Realism and Magicality during Atahualpa’s Imprisonment etween the Spaniards’ capture of the Inca Atahualpa in No- B vember 1532 and their execution of him in July 1533, the empire’s political status...
Published: 12 April 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387749-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8774-9
...Philosophically, then, the kind of language, thought, and vision that I have been calling Orientalism very generallyisaformofradical realism. —Edward Said, Orientalism ‘‘I am Sandi who gives you the Law —British Commissioner Sanders to African tribes, Sanders of the River (1935) It was...
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397755-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9775-5
Published: 07 March 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390008-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9000-8
... the independent cinema of jia zhangke From Postsocialist Realism to a Transnational Aesthetic jason mcgrath n a scene in Jia Zhangke’s third major film, Unknown...
Published: 07 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376965-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7696-5
...ONE  |  “ We Lived According to the Tenets of Matthew Arnold” Colonial Victorianism and the Creative Realism of the Young C. L. R. James C. L. R. James, as his friend the Barbadian poet and novelist George Lam- ming would eloquently note, was “a...
Published: 28 December 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388340-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8834-0
... PART I ealism eets the asses The industrial novel occupies a unique place in the context of debates about realism. As Erich Auerbach suggests, the subject matter of the realist novel —the masses or ‘‘the common peoplecomes...
Published: 15 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386599-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8659-9
... [ 8 ] Marxist Aesthetics and Literary Realism georg lukács The Marxist philosophy of history is a comprehensive doctrine dealing with the necessary progress made by humanity from primitive communism to our own time and the perspectives of our further advance along the same road. As...
Published: 15 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386599-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8659-9
... [ 21 ] Scheherazade’s Children: Magical Realism and Postmodern Fiction . wendy b. faris In 1980 John Barth rejected membership in any imaginary writers’ club that did not include Gabriel García Márquez.∞ That statement, an hom- age directed from North to South, marks an...