Mais 30 Mulheres que Estão Fazendo a Nova Literatura by Luiz Ruffato

By Luiz Ruffato

Na esteira do sucesso da primeira antologia, Luiz Ruffato organiza mais uma coletânea com o melhor da literatura das autoras da nova geração, como Adriana Falcão, Cecília Gianetti e Andrea Del Fuego. São 30 textos inéditos sobre temas essencialmente urbanos e contemporâneos

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Repetition and Identity (The Literary Agenda) by Catherine Pickstock

By Catherine Pickstock

The Literary time table is a sequence of brief polemical monographs in regards to the significance of literature and of examining within the wider global and in regards to the nation of literary schooling inside of faculties and universities. the class of ‘the literary’ has regularly been contentious. what's transparent, notwithstanding, is how more and more it really is pushed aside or is unrecognised as a fashion of pondering or an area for notion. it's sceptically challenged from inside, for instance, through the occasionally rival claims of cultural background, contextualized clarification, or media reports. it really is shaken from with out by means of even larger pressures: by means of fiscal exigency and the critical social attitudes which may stick to from it; by way of technological switch which could depart the conventional varieties of severe human verbal exchange having a look basically antiquated. For simply those purposes this is often the suitable time for renewal, to begin reinvigorated paintings into the that means and cost of literary reading.

Repetition and Identity bargains a conception of the present factor as such. a specific thing in basic terms has identification and consistency whilst it has already been repeated, yet repetition summons distinction and the shadow invocation of a connecting signal. unlike the views of Post-structuralism, Catherine Pickstock proposes that indicators are a part of fact, and they in truth exhibit the true. She additionally proposes that non-identical repetition consists of analogy, instead of the Post-structuralist mixture of univocity and equivocity, or of rationalism with scepticism. This concept, that's chuffed for truth to make feel, contains, besides the fact that, a subjective determination that is to be poetically played. A guess is laid upon the opportunity of a consistency which sustains the topic, in continuity with the elusive consistency of nature. This guess is performed out by way of a performative argument in regards to the existential stances open to people. it's concluded that the person sustains this quest in the context of an inter-subjective look for an old consistency of tradition. yet can moral consistency, and the harmonisation of this with a classy surplus of an ‘elsewhere’, invoked via the signal, be accomplished and not using a spiritual gesture? and will this gesture stay away from a sad pressure among moral dedication and non secular renunciation? Pickstock indicates a Kierkegaardian re-reading of the Patristic different types of ‘recapitulation’ and ‘reconstitution’ can reconcile this stress. the hunt for the id and consistency of the object leads us from the topic via fiction and background and to sacred historical past, to form an ontology that's additionally a literary thought and a literary artefaction.

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The Biology of Horror: Gothic Literature and Film by Jack Morgan

By Jack Morgan

Unearthing the nervous flesh and sinful skins on the middle of gothic horror, Jack Morgan rends the genres organic middle from its oft-discussed mental components and argues for a extra transhistorical notion of the gothic, one negatively on the topic of comedy. The Biology of Horror: Gothic Literature and picture dissects renowned examples from the gothic literary and cinematic canon, exposing the inverted comedian paradigm inside each one text.

Morgans examine starts off with an in depth remedy of comedy as theoretically conceived by means of Suzanne Langer, C. L. Barber, and Mikhail Bakhtin. Then, Morgan analyzes the actual and mythological nature of horror in inverted comedian phrases, deciding upon a biologically grounded mythos of horror. Motifs comparable to sinister loci, languishment, masquerade, and subversion of sensual notion are contextualized right here as embedded in an natural fact, resonating with organic explanations and effects. Morgan additionally devotes a bankruptcy to the migration of the gothic culture into American horror, emphasizing the physique as horrors crucial position in American gothic.

The bulk of Morgans learn is utilized to well known gothic literature and flicks starting from excessive gothic classics like Matthew Lewiss The Monk, Ann Radcliffes The Mysteries of Udolpho, Charles Maturins Melmoth the Wanderer, and Mary Shelleys Frankenstein, to later literary works comparable to Poes macabre stories, Melvilles "Benito Cereno," J.S Le Fanus Uncle Silas, H.P. Lovecrafts "The Shadow over Innsmouth," Shirley Jacksons The Haunting of Hillhouse, Stephen Kings Salem's Lot, and Clive Barkers The Damnation video game. thought of motion pictures comprise Nosferatu, Invasion of the physique Snatchers, Friday the thirteenth, Halloween, evening of the dwelling lifeless, Angel center, The Stand, and The Shining.

Morgan concludes his actual exam of the Gothic truth with a attention born of Julia Kristevas theoretical rubric which addresses horrors existential and cultural value, its lasting fascination, and its uncanny positiveand frequently therapeuticdirection in literature and film.

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Hollywood's Stephen King by T. Magistrale

By T. Magistrale

For the earlier 3 many years, Hollywood has faithfully tailored a lot of Stephen King's fiction into movie. Of the numerous significant motion pictures which have been made, no longer one has misplaced cash. a part of this can be defined by way of King's personal acceptance in American tradition; he has been, finally, a best-selling author because the overdue Seventies. yet extra attention-grabbing is what this cinematic fascination unearths approximately postmodern American tradition. within the first review of Hollywood's significant cinematic interpretations of Stephen King, Tony Magistrale examines a few of the thematic, narrative, and personality interconnections that spotlight the relationships between his movies. establishing with a revealing interview with Stephen King, the ebook takes us via chapters that discover such well known movies as Stand by means of Me , distress , The Shining , the fairway Mile , and The Shawshank Redemption between others.

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Irish Elegies (New Directions in Irish and Irish American by C. Arthur

By C. Arthur

During this ebook, significantly acclaimed writer Chris Arthur maintains his experiments with the mercurial literary style of the essay, utilizing it in leading edge how one can discover facets of kinfolk, position, reminiscence, loss, and that means. via those specified prose meditations, readers are resulted in a dozen unforeseen home windows on eire.

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Romantic Intimacy by Nancy Yousef

By Nancy Yousef

How a lot will we find out about what folks are feeling and what sort of do we sympathize or empathize with them?

The time period "intimacy"—which has regularly referred either to the inmost and private, and to relationships of remarkable closeness—captures a pressure among a self belief within the chance of shared adventure and a competing trust that concepts and emotions are irreducibly inner most.

This publication is an interdisciplinary examine of shared feeling as imagined in eighteenth-century ethics, romantic literature, and twentieth-century psychoanalysis. unique interpretations of Hume, Rousseau, Kant, Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Austen express how aspirations towards mutual acceptance cave in to appreciation of various, nonreciprocal kinds of intimacy. The ebook concludes with money owed of empathy and subconscious communique within the psychoanalytic surroundings, revealing the endurance of romantic preoccupations in modernity.

Yousef deals a compelling account of the way philosophical self belief in fellow-feeling and sympathy is reworked by means of literary consciousness to asymmetric different types of emotional reaction, together with gratitude, sadness, distraction, and absorption. In its wide-ranging and eclectic engagement with present debates at the courting among ethics, impact, and aesthetics, the ebook should be the most important analyzing for college kids of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century tradition, in addition to for literary theorists.

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The Musical Crowd in English Fiction, 1840-1910: Class, by P. Weliver

By P. Weliver

Interpreting concepts in viewers behaviour, musical ensembles and mass-music activities, this publication offers perception into how musical performances contributed to rising principles approximately category and nationwide id. providing a clean examining of bestselling fictional works of the day, Weliver attracts upon crowd concept, weather idea, ethnology, technological know-how, tune studies and books via expert musicians to illustrate how those discourses have been jointly constitutive. This interdisciplinary venture will curiosity these operating within the fields of English literature, musicology, social historical past and cultural reviews.

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History After Lacan by Teresa Brennan

By Teresa Brennan

Lacan used to be no longer an ahistorical post-structuralist. ranging from this debatable premiss, Teresa Brennan tells the tale of a social psychosis. She starts off via getting better Lacan's ignored concept of background which argued that we're within the grip of a psychotic's period which all started within the 17th century and climaxes within the current. through extending and elaborating Lacan's conception, Brennan develops a common thought of modernity. opposite to postmodern assumptions, she argues, we'd like common historic rationalization. An figuring out of old dynamics is key if we're to make the connections among the phenomenal proof of modernity - ethnocentrism, the connection among the sexes and ecological disaster.

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Metaphors for God’s Time in Science and Religion by S. Happel

By S. Happel

Metaphors for God's Time in technology and faith examines the exploratory paintings of metaphors for time in astrophysical cosmology, chaos conception, evolutionary biology and neuroscience. Happel claims that the Christian God is in detail concerned at each point of actual and organic technology. He compares how scientists and theologians either generate tales, metaphors and logos concerning the universe and asks 'who is the God who invents me?

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Beyond the Canon: History for the Twenty-first Century by Maria Grever, Siep Stuurman

By Maria Grever, Siep Stuurman

'Beyond the Canon' bargains with fresh politicized approaches of canonization and its implications for historic tradition in a globalizing and postcolonial global. the amount discusses the framing and transmission of old wisdom and its effects for the development of narratives and the instructing of historical past in multicultural environments.

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