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The Elucidatory Uses of Wittgenstein’s Scale of Nonsense in Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland Narratives
(Children's Literature in Education, 2019)
The world of Carroll’s Wonderland narratives, in which language tests its own limits, overlaps with Wittgenstein’s world of counterexample, and such convergence becomes most overt in Wittgenstein’s example of a nonsensical ...
“Be not afeared”: Sycorax and the rhetoric of fear in the tempest
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Beyond repression and back to the secrets of the familiar: A critical look at freud’s essay on the uncanny
(Oxford German Studies, 2019)
This article critiques the way Freud associates the uncanny with the idea of repression. The rhetoric he uses in the essay destabilizes his effort to place it in the depths of the psyche especially as he examines dictionary ...
Frames, world-pictures and representations: Heidegger's critique of the picture
(Idealistic Studies, 2019)
This essay analyzes key aspects of Heidegger's critique of the picture (Bild) based on an objection to world-pictures as well as a negative understanding of two other related concepts: Gestell and Vorstellen (representation). ...
Sartre’s Dessin, Literature and the Ambiguities of the Representing Word
(Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, 2019)
Seemingly a minor part of L’Imaginaire, Sartre’s literary examples therein are of great significance especially in the way they highlight the implicit yet crucial role of linguistic signs and words in his psychology of the ...
What is the literary image in 2019? A reevaluation of Mitchell’s Encyclopedia entry
This article attempts to reinstate the inherent rigor of “image” as a literary term by addressing the theoretical issues related to the image that W. J. T. Mitchell discusses in his encyclopedia entry and his articles on ...
Class Difference And The Right To Privacy: The Ambiguous Moral Bets Of Pushkin’S The Queen Of Spades
An ingenious blend of fear and irony, realism and fantasy, Pushkin’s Gothic novella, The Queen of Spades, is a moral tale in which its protagonist-villain, Germann, is punished for violating the norms of the moral universe ...