Criticism & Theory

Helene Cixous: A Politics of Writing

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With chapters on “The body of the condemned,” “The spectacle of the scaffold,” “Generalized punishment,” “The gentle way of punishment,” “Docile Bodies: The Art of Distribution; The control of activity; The organization of geneses; The composition of forces,” “The means of correct training: Hierarchial observation; Normalizing judgement; The examination,” “Panopticism,” “Complete and austere institutions,” “Illegalities and delinquency,” ‘The carceral.”] Frankel, Flo, and Sally Rathvon.

Poemcrazy: Freeing Your Life with Words

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David Mitchell in the Laboratory of Time: Review of The Bone Clocks and an Interview with the Author For our special issue of SubStance devoted to David Mitchell’s fiction, we are posting the interview with the author, available freely to all. Reader-response criticism, then, emphasizes how “religious, cultural, and social values affect readings; it also overlaps with gender criticism in exploring how men and women read the same text with different assumptions.” Though this approach rejects the notion that a single “correct” reading exists for a literary work, it does not consider all readings permissible: “Each text creates limits to its possible interpretations.” Deconstructionist Criticism: This approach “rejects the traditional assumption that language can accurately represent reality.” Deconstructionist critics regard language as a fundamentally unstable medium—the words “tree” or “dog,” for instance, undoubtedly conjure up different mental images for different people—and therefore, because literature is made up of words, literature possesses no fixed, single meaning.

Without God or Reason: The Plays of Thomas Shadwell and

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Eisner argues that the distinctive forms of thinking needed to create artistically crafted work are relevant not only to what students do, they are relevant to virtually all aspects of what we do, from the design of curricula, to the practice of teaching, to the features of the environment in which students and teachers live. [Originally given as the John Dewey Lecture for 2002, Stanford University.] So that kind of attitude towards history, history itself as a political act, has always informed my writing and my teaching.” Indeed it has.

The Portable Kristeva

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To my mind, nothing at all!� (�Lines of Defense,� page 136). Richard Powers employs this standard for female characters in his novel, Galatea 2.2, made evident through the application of the feminist approach and the dialogical method; however, its semi-autobiographical nature blurs t... [tags: Feminism Feminist Women Criticism] Feminist Aspects of The Yellow Wallpaper - Feminist Aspects of The Yellow Wallpaper The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman can by read in many different ways.

Tess of the D'Urbervilles

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Oh, and the occasional brief quots. in white boxes are glosses on an adjacent approach, most silly-satirical, some not. The Context of English Literature, 1900-1930. The excerpt from Julie Otsuka’s “When the Emperor was Divine” illustrates the traumatic events experienced by a young boy, and how his innocent mind attempts to cope with the painful loss of his father. Ouditt observes that war is 'isolating and annihilating for women who live their lives through their men and who then lose their entire investment'", Gill Plain, in "Kicking Daffodils", Vicki Betram (ed), Edinburgh UP, 1997, p.27 "maintaining the division between poetry for so-called therapy and poetry as high-art is, according to Hooley, 'the last bastion of male authority'.

Ezra Pound and the Appropriation of Chinese Poetry: Cathay,

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A tendency [59] also paralleled in the earlier fictional romance, to transmute pain and terror into a form of pleasure is reflected in the sadism and diabolic imagery of the "Romantic agony." Fairy tales usually rely on juxtaposition, separating beauty and ugliness into different characters rather than presenting them combined in a single person. In the mid-1960s Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide each got new commercial TV stations and in the 1980s a new national broadcaster, SBS, was rolled out around Australia.

Renaissance Drama 20: New Series XX 1989 Essays on

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Thus, Ludwig Feuerbach (1804-1872) "explained the very idea of God as a projection of man's desire and need." What is the need of imitation of the poets of Europe and the ancients? "As if the opening of the western continent by discovery and what has transpired since were less than the small theater of the antique or the aimless sleepwalking of the middle ages!" Paradoxically, the device conveys the intensity of an action by stilling it, as if lifting it out of time.

The Syntax and Semantics of the Verb in Classical Greek: An

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Such a development hardly demands that the public sphere be “integrated with media systems of matching scale that occupy the same social space as that over which economic and political decision will have an impact” (Garnham 1995, 265). Text and Nation: Cross-Disciplinary Essays on Cultural and National Identities. Biographia Literaria, or Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life and Opinions; ed. by J. The central and still open questions for such a practically oriented social science are the following: what available forms of praxis are able to promote the transformations that could lead to new forms of democracy?

Feminism In Greek Literature From Homer To Aristotle

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Such a Renaissance figure as Scaliger could believe his poetry, his botany, his physics, and his grammatical and rhetorical studies to be all of a piece. Guarini was afraid to answer merely by saying that he wrote to please, though he hinted at it. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1981), especially ch. 2, “Catastrophe and Eucatastrophe” (pp. 13-33), for discussion of the essay in the context of Tolkien’s ethical semiotics. Thus in discussing English culture’s ‘impermeability’ he observes ‘While Meyerhold and Piscator were at their peak, English theatre was dominated by the grandfather of all naturalists, George Bernard Shaw ... there is no English Brecht’ (WB, pp. 94–96).

Deathtraps: The Postmodern Comedy Thriller

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But he is soon shown in motion again in a manner that not only contrasts with the figures in the painting but that paintings themselves cannot depict. Citta di Castello, 1907. 7 The Renaissance Critics (Sixteenth Century) ONCE THE BARRIERS which Boccaccio labored to weaken were down, a horde of literary critics rushed onto the scene. If there are many texts, classicists can even recognize families that go back to different archetypes, which can be used to reconstruct an archetype behind the archetypes.