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SPECTRAL NARRATION AND THE HOUSES OF DESIRE IN CHARLOTTE BRONTE'S VILLETTE
(WEST CHESTER UNIV, 2017)
The narrative complexities of Villette derive from the positing of Lucy as a ghost that hovers between absence and presence, interiority and exteriority, private and public. The claim that Lucy is a ghost projects a somewhat ...
A critical evaluation of Heidegger's criticism of aesthetics in 'The Origin of the Work of Art'
(SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD, 2017)
This paper examines and critiques Heidegger's repudiation of aesthetics in his essay 'The Origin of the Work of Art' and claims that his alternative approach to artworks in the essay must be understood as a theory of ...
The Comic Tragedy of Mere Men and Women: The Ambiguously Distracting Use of Laughter in The Castle of Otranto and Its Prefaces
(ASOC ESPANOLA ESTUDIOS ANGLO-NORTEAMERICANOS-AEDEAN, 2016)
This paper attempts to analyze the curious effects of the comic scenes in The Castle of Otranto (1764) through a close reading of Walpole's famous prefaces to the novel. The comic scenes evoke an incongruous dramatic ...
The truth in Almodovar's melodramatic moment: the curious interplay between melodrama and reality in High Heels
(ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD, 2016)
This article attempts to show how Almodavar's melodrama treats both reality and melodrama as if they belonged to the same ontology and destroys the boundaries between them. The essay is an effort to locate both the ...
THE AMBIGUOUS PICTURES IN THE THEORY OF LANGUAGE IN WITTGENSTEIN'S TRACTATUS
(FABRIZIO SERRA EDITORE, 2016)
This paper explores the ambiguities in Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus that result from the conceptualization of the picture as a middle term in between the translations between language and the world. The ...
Reinventing the everyday in the age of spectacle: Jean-Luc Godard's artistic and political response to modernity in his early works
(ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD, 2015)
Godard's films prior to 1968 are usually received as pure experimentations of style, as if these films were little more than art-historical examples of a certain kind of avant-garde cinema. The author argues instead that ...
THE VISUAL WAY TO LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE IN HEIDEGGER'S 'WORK OF ART' ESSAY
(MANEY PUBLISHING, 2014)
In his 'Way to Language' essay, as well as in his other later work, Heidegger argues for a self-referential and non-subjective understanding of language. I argue that Heidegger sketches a different way to understanding ...
The sublimating and suspending uses of music in radcliffe's the mysteries of udolpho
(Eighteenth-Century Studies, 2020)
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On the Contribution of Tenniel’s Illustrations to the Reading of the Alice Books
(Children's Literature in Education, 2020)
While John Tenniel’s illustrations to Lewis Carroll’s Alice books are nearly as famous as the books themselves, the question of whether these illustrations contribute to or compromise the effects produced by the written ...
Air, Bubble and the Horrid Image: The Representation of Fear and the Supernatural in Macbeth
This article examines the representations of the supernatural in Shakespeare’s Macbeth, which served as a significant source for later horror literature. It shows that the play’s rhetoric of horror and of the supernatural ...