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Between ambivalence and criticism

Rahul Bhattacharya

Between ambivalence and criticism

5 strories from contemporary abstraction, 27 October-17 November 2010

by Rahul Bhattacharya

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Published by Art Konsult in New Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[curation & catalogue essay, Rahul Bhattacharya]
ContributionsArt Konsult
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25006426M
LC Control Number2011311363

Totem and Taboo: Resemblances Between the Mental Lives of Savages and Neurotics, or Totem and Taboo: Some Points of Agreement between the Mental Lives of Savages and Neurotics, (German: Totem und Tabu: Einige Übereinstimmungen im Seelenleben der Wilden und der Neurotiker) is a book by Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis, in which the author applies his work to the fields of Author: Sigmund Freud. The aesthetic field, in other words (as I elaborate in my book, The Cultural Promise of the Aesthetic), consists of an assembly of conceptually suffused, socially embedded, multimodal practices. These practices bring into being specifically aesthetic meanings that traverse frequently recognized boundaries between reason and affect, the public.

First published in French in , “The Ambivalence of Scarcity” was a groundbreaking work on mimetic theory. Now expanded upon with new, specially written, and never-before-published conference texts and essays, this revised edition explores René Girard’s philosophy in three sections: economy and economics, mimetic theory, and violence and politics in modern by: 6. Narratology and Ideology: Negotiating Context, Form, and Theory in Postcolonial Narratives, edited by Divya Dwivedi, Henrik Skov Nielsen, and Richard Walsh, brings together many of the most prominent figures in the interface between narratology and postcolonial criticism. While narrative theory has for some time recognized the importance of.

Building on her criticism of Frankfurt, Swindell offers an analysis of ambivalence which is supposed to clarify ambiguities in Frankfurt's analysis and reveal varieties of ambivalence that Author: David Svolba. Its very existence constituted a criticism of normality, civility, stability. The Gothic is, in fact, the opposite of the domestic, realistic novel, and it is about anything but "universal virtue." The fact that Frankenstein should contain both kinds of novels constitutes the basic formal or generic ambivalence in the book.


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