representation of iconoclastic scientific theories in contemporary literature.

by James L. Richardson

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Moreover, the power associated with images in general and iconic images in particular has often inspired writers to subdue the power of images or to wrest it for themselves. The ekphrastic contest between literature, or verbal representation, and images, or visual representation, is very often iconoclastic in nature. Literary Criticism in the Victorian Age The 19th century witnessed massive social and political transformations; this was the age of nationalism and of imperialism. Even as nation states like Germany and Italy came into existence in Europe, European powers embarked on an imperialistic exercise which would transform the history of the world. Nonetheless, another important . A Reader’s Guide to Contemporary Literary Theoryis a classic introduction to the ever-evolving field of modern literary theory, now expanded and updated in its fifth edition. This book presents the full range of positions and movements in contemporary literary theory. It organises the theories into clearly defined sections and presents them. The long-awaited new edition of a groundbreaking work on the impact of alternative concepts of space on modern art. In this groundbreaking study, first published in and unavailable for over a decade, Linda Dalrymple Henderson demonstrates that two concepts of space beyond immediate perception—the curved spaces of non-Euclidean geometry and, most important, a .

Keats’s Life of Allegory: The Origins of a Style. Marjorie Levinson. This is an iconoclastic view of Keats. Levinson concentrates on the excesses of Keats poetry, the overwritten and cloying sentiment which the majority of modern critics have chosen to ignore or explain away. Iconography definition, symbolic representation, especially the conventional meanings attached to an image or images. See more. In Cultural Conceptions, Valerie Hartouni approaches the complexities of contemporary reproduction through an exploration of the processes of sight and visual representation. Basing her theoretical argument on a questioning of vision, she deftly interweaves concrete analyses of court documents, popular press accounts, and video production to.   Photograph by Stefan Krause via Wikimedia Commons (cc). by Ed Simon. Behind the neo-classical façade of London’s Tate Gallery in Milbank, all grey stone and Corinthian columned, its pediment topped with a grandiose visage of Britannia with her trident and Grecian martial helmet, there is a near-revolutionary work of art first displayed to great controversy in .

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Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. - Choice"In this highly original study Gandal demonstrates how preoccupations with race and gender not only obscure but, in fact, contribute to the class-based exploitation that is a staple of modern American culture, whether in iconoclastic figures such as Zora Neale Hurston and Henry Miller or in Hollywood unusual and Cited by: 2.

Iconoclastic definition, attacking or ignoring cherished beliefs and long-held traditions, etc., as being based on error, superstition, or lack of creativity: an iconoclastic architect whose buildings are like monumental sculptures.

See more. This book focuses on iconoclastic controversies and, in particular, their impact on the creation of religious identities.

In the history of Jewish, Christian and Muslim culture, religious identity was not only formed through historical claims, but also through the use of certain images: 'images of God', 'images of the others', and 'images of the self.'. LeRon Shults is Professor of Theology and Philosophy at the University of Agder, Norway.

He is the author and editor of numerous books on Christian theology, the most recent include Saving Desire: The Seduction of Christian Theology (Eerdmans, ), Christology and Ethics (Eerdmans, ), Philosophy, Science and Divine Action (Brill, ), Christology and Science.

Christology - Christology - Jesus in the visual arts: Given the dominating place the figure of Jesus has had in Western art, it is perhaps surprising that representation of iconoclastic scientific theories in contemporary literature.

book pictorial portrayal of Jesus was a matter of considerable debate within the Christian church during its early centuries. Thus, whereas 2nd-century theologians such as St. Irenaeus, bishop of Lyon, and Clement of Alexandria.

iconoclasm. The concept of iconoclasm entails a contestation over- and destruction of- images coinciding with a belief in the fallacious nature of their objection to the representation can stem from any number of factors - disagreement over the truth of the representation's referent, with the manner in which the referent is depicted, etc.

- but the. 16 An iconoclastic movement resulted from a decree from the eastern emperor, Leo III (–), forbidding any representation of human or animal form in the church. 17 STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Swedish director Ingmar Bergman, an iconoclastic filmmaker widely regarded as one of the great masters of modern cinema, died Monday, local media reported.

By Elizabeth DiEmanuele Try Audible and Get Two Free Audiobooks Contemporary American literature is subversive. It contains an element of the surreal, bizarre names, plots and consistent, biting commentary. Primarily postmodernist, these works are inherently distrustful.

They not only question cultural inconsistencies, they allow such. Representation can be incredibly inspirational, as the Obama family certainly is to millions of black children and families. One of the most powerful forms of representation comes in books, beginning with children’s picture books, as images of all types of people and cultures activate the imagination and help foster respect for diversity.

Feminists and books go together. Whether feminists are writing books or reading them or both, the literary world has long been a place for women to. Hills and Hrotic both examined modern developments in science fiction writing that reuse historic literary and cultural traditions: Hrotic suggested current disappointment in science explains the success of Steampunk literature, which hearkens back to the scientific optimism of the Victorian era, and Hills discussed Kim Newman’s reuse and.

The Iconoclastic Imagination focuses interdisciplinary attention to the relationships between visuality, contemporary politics, and neoliberalism that will, no doubt, contribute to recent reconsiderations of the Cold War and post–Cold War periods.

This is a beautifully written discussion of the complexly interwoven philosophical and political. Paul Smith’s Clint Eastwood: A Cultural Production is not a biography (it is basically a critical analysis of Eastwood’s films) but it offers many insights into the relationship between the man (especially his political beliefs) and his films.

Here is the first in-depth examination of the conflicting political messages of Eastwood's body of work—a strange blend of progressive and. Literary modernism, or modernist literature, has its origins in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, mainly in Europe and North America, and is characterized by a self-conscious break with traditional ways of writing, in both poetry and prose ists experimented with literary form and expression, as exemplified by Ezra Pound's maxim to "Make it new.".

Book Description. Trauma in Contemporary Literature analyzes contemporary narrative texts in English in the light of trauma theory, including essays by scholars of different countries who approach trauma from a variety of perspectives.

The book analyzes and applies the most relevant concepts and themes discussed in trauma theory, such as the relationship between individual. A critical survey of the state of contemporary democratic theory. Brings together the normative literature on democracy with debates from empirical political science and offers overviews of the literature concerning transitions to democracy, maintaining democracy, and democracy and distribution.

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First published in French inEqualiberty brings together essays by Étienne Balibar, one of the preeminent political theorists of our time. The book is organized around equaliberty, a term coined by Balibar to connote the tension between the two ideals of modern democracy: equality (social rights and political representation) and liberty (the freedom citizens have to contest.

Christianity - Christianity - Art and iconography: Christian art constitutes an essential element of the religion. Until the 17th century the history of Western art was largely identical with the history of Western ecclesiastical and religious art.

During the early history of the Christian Church, however, there was very little Christian art, and the church generally resisted it with all its. Lexington Books publishes both standalone titles and titles in a broad array of series that span the social sciences and humanities.

Our series, listed by discipline below, are edited by established scholars who work with in-house editors to shape their series and contribute to the discourse within their fields.

ogy, political science and the performing arts. Theoreticians and practitioners in these and other fields have been discovering what his literary body can do – and what can be done by extracting the revolutionary force of his massively energetic texts. My project is the extraction of resources for the production of an iconoclastic theol-ogy.

Mediation (German: Vermittlung) in Marxist theory refers to the reconciliation of two opposing forces within a given society (i.e. the cultural and material realms, or the superstructure and base) by a mediating r to this, within media studies the central mediating factor of a given culture is the medium of communication itself.

The popular conception of mediation refers to. Democratic theorists have paid increasing attention to problems of political representation over the past two decades.

Interest is driven by a political landscape within which electoral representation now competes with new and informal kinds of representation; interest in the fairness of electoral representation, particularly for minorities and women; a renewed focus. deal with literature written in or by citizens of colonizing countries that takes colonies or their peoples as its subject matter.

The theory is based around concepts of otherness and resistance. Postcolonial theory became part of the critical toolbox in the s, and many practitioners credit Edward Said’s book Orientalism. About half this book is anecdote and the other half is scientific study.

The author tries to bridge the gap between the world of a neurologist and the world of a businessman. He succeeds to a large degree, which is impressive. Still, there's a lot of science one must wade through to "get it" about Iconoclast/5(79).

Death representations in European literature, death representations in Asian or African literature (cultural patterns) Can we speak about a homogeneous vision upon death and dying in the case of some literary and artistic movements such as romanticism, dark romanticism (gothic) existentialism, symbolism, naturalism, magical realism, etc.

It will appeal to scholars of literature, philosophy, French studies, critical theory, feminist theory, cultural historians and historians of science and technology.

Dalia Judovitz is Professor of French, Emory University. She is also author of Unpacking Duchamp: Art in Transit and Subjectivity and Representation in Decartes: The Origins of.

Postmodernism By Nasrullah Mambrol on Ma • (21). Postmodernism broadly refers to a socio-cultural and literary theory, and a shift in perspective that has manifested in a variety of disciplines including the social sciences, art, architecture, literature, fashion, communications, and technology.

Day-Age Theory. Easily one of the most popular of current theories to reconcile scientific evidence with God's Word, the Day-Age Theory takes aim on the Hebrew word for "day": yôm.

Stating that the word, while often meaning a hour period, can also refer to an indeterminate duration, these theorists proclaim that a valid (and moreover. Looking at almost 6, children's books published between andthe study, led by Janice McCabe, a professor of sociology at Florida State University, found that males are central.H G Wells was a committed socialist and also a scientist with an active interest in evolution.

His literary visions of the future were frequently shaped by both of these concerns. In The Time Machine (), Wells’s protagonist travels into the distant future - the year- to discover that the human race has evolved into two distinct species, the ‘Eloi’ who live on the surface .