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Representations. 2020; 1491103–133 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/rep.2020.149.1.103
Published: 01 February 2020
...Andrew J. Counter Oscar Wilde and Émile Zola are conventionally opposed as the figureheads of, respectively, the aestheticist and the naturalist literary trends. Yet they exhibit a number of uncanny similarities—not least the turn both made in their last years toward religious themes and imagery...
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Representations. 2020; 150161–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/rep.2020.150.1.61
Published: 08 May 2020
... not the medium in particular as their object of critique. Over the course of his career, Greenberg collectively dismissed the Dada-Surrealist-Duchampian tradition of art as a counter avant-garde to his classic one. Theirs, he wrote, was a popular avant-garde or, most damningly, they were...
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Representations. 2020; 149131–72 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/rep.2020.149.1.31
Published: 01 February 2020
... Charles Satterfield illustration from J. D. Williams s The Compleat Strategyst: Being a Primer on the Theory of Games of Strategy (New York, 1954). RAND Narratology 33 necessity but also an almost aesthetic activity that like painting, mixing drinks, or telling jokes is said to give special pleasure when...
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Representations. 2019; 14811–29 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/rep.2019.148.1.1
Published: 01 November 2019
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Representations. 2019; 148157–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/rep.2019.148.1.57
Published: 01 November 2019
... it out physicians, pharmacists, and Powers of the Script 59 patients. The special attention the genre attracted in fin de sie`cle France resulted from the rise of a vast proprietary drug industry whose products were advertised in newspapers and available over the counter. France was not unique in...
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Representations. 2019; 1471124–160 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/rep.2019.147.1.124
Published: 01 August 2019
... Stephanie Foote, what we need is a new narrative critical realism that makes visible the multiscalar effects of global capitalism. 5 T. J. Demos has argued against the Anthropocene as a universalizing discourse that dis- avow[s] differentiated responsibility and anesthetizes politics in favor of an...
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Representations. 2018; 142191–123 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/rep.2018.142.1.91
Published: 01 May 2018
... resonate with people in the way that it should as being just such a cornerstone of democracy Prominent participants in the march have indeed championed the film as historiography. Everything except the film s depiction of the interaction between King and Johnson Andrew Young has said, they got 100...
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Representations. 2019; 14511–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/rep.2019.145.1.1
Published: 01 February 2019
... participate in creating those views in the first place that, as W. J. T. Mitchell puts it, quoting the philosopher Nelson Goodman, pictures are ways of worldmaking, not just world mirroring12 As the essays here 4 Representations suggest, the history of images has an impact on the making of other images...
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Representations. 2018; 143191–117 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/rep.2018.143.1.91
Published: 01 August 2018
...Andrew M. Shanken This essay peers through the peephole of the word unit to reveal the word’s journey across multiple fields from the mid-nineteenth century through the present. A keyword hidden in plain sight, unit links science and the world of measurement to society (family units), politics...
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Representations. 2018; 142133–55 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/rep.2018.142.1.33
Published: 01 May 2018
... recurred from age to age and culture to culture. Both assertions were designed to counter the notion of Christian exceptionality and to value a wider range of cultural materials under the label of religion. At the same time, comparative religion s invocation of recurring types was profoundly at odds with...
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Representations. 2018; 141195–130 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/rep.2018.141.1.95
Published: 01 February 2018
... ours, but only it needs to be said when the box he so dutifully inhabits is open.) W. J. T. Mitchell makes the semblance of life a defining characteristic of pictures in general: We know that pictures have always . . . also been idols, fetishes, magic mirrors objects that seem not only to have a...
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Representations. 2017; 140144–66 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/rep.2017.140.1.44
Published: 01 November 2017
...Andrew Cole This essay suggests that Hegel’s philosophy of the concept is also a philosophy of the figure, a demonstration of conceptuality by other means. Neither images nor symbols, Hegel’s figures—primarily, circles—initiate and image the movement of thought. Fall 2017 © The Regents of the...
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Representations. 2016; 1341116–156 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/rep.2016.134.1.116
Published: 01 May 2016
... for special grooming by such agre´ge´-repetiteurs as Louis Althusser, while the agre´gation pedagogy itself has played a key role in shaping both the canon and the style of French philosophy.7 In these regards, Baring s account of ENS philosophical pedagogy can be fruitfully compared with Andrew...
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Representations. 2016; 13311–19 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/rep.2016.133.1.1
Published: 01 February 2016
... generate other events and stories, but to inter- pret them along these lines is to offer object, narrator, and presumed histor- ical viewer a primary role in the interpretation that in many ways contradicts our own, thus operating counter to our post-Enlightenment rationalism. From the viewpoint of a maker...
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Representations. 2014; 126185–111 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/rep.2014.126.1.85
Published: 01 May 2014
..., Despite a hagiography of counter culture and social freedom,CGI is asmuch a result of government funding as scratch- resistant lenses orMylar and without the incentives and open-ended fund- ing from the feds, the kind of computer graphics we now take for granted would not have been possible24 Fueled by...
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Representations. 2015; 1311105–133 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/rep.2015.131.1.105
Published: 01 August 2015
... author to experiment with hybrid forms of metafiction and realism for ethical ends. Ian McEwan, Zadie Smith, Dave Eggers, and J. M. Coetzee all weave into their novels moments of reflexivity that do not undo their mimetic premises, but rather accent the very humanist matters of intersubjectivity and...
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Representations. 2012; 12011–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/rep.2012.120.1.1
Published: 01 November 2012
... is to say that the poem lacks moments of syncretic understanding, especially in its visionary aspect. But any reader will recognize the narrator s reversals, strong counter- reactions that are also new enthusiasms, new allegiances. This pattern is one of the reasons why, for all of his critical power...
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Representations. 2014; 128160–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/rep.2014.128.1.60
Published: 01 November 2014
...), German savant J. F. Blumenbach proclaimed that one cannot be more inwardly convinced of something than I am of the powerful gulf that nature has fixed between the organized and inorganic creatures38 Kant s Critique of the Power of Judgment gave Blumenbach s catching phrase Bil- dungstrieb its tentative...
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Representations. 2014; 12711–32 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/rep.2014.127.1.1
Published: 01 August 2014
... mechanical counter, someone eager to keep track of how many words he was using as the plot itself was unfolding one episode at a time. Ulysses by Numbers 5 II In measuring the serial Ulysses by word count, I m not interested in making vague generalizations about the form of the novel, and it is not meant as...
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Representations. 2011; 114136–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/rep.2011.114.1.36
Published: 01 May 2011
... we were really prepared for with our unearned profundity was not engagement but detachment. . . . We felt we had no place else to go. Our talent, our elitism, and our lack of use for them . . . Elinor Langer, Notes for Next Time 1 When in 1962 Andrew Sarris recommended the auteur theory a...