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The Resource Stories and portraits of the self, edited by Helena Carvalhão Buescu, João Ferreira Duarte

Stories and portraits of the self, edited by Helena Carvalhão Buescu, João Ferreira Duarte

Label
Stories and portraits of the self
Title
Stories and portraits of the self
Statement of responsibility
edited by Helena Carvalhão Buescu, João Ferreira Duarte
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In contemporary societies privatization has long ceased to be just an economic concept; rather, it must increasingly be made to refer to the ongoing shrinking of the public space under the impact of the representation of individual lives and images, which cuts across all discourses, genres and media to become one of the primary means of production of culture. This volume is intended to cover such an historical, social and intellectual ground, where self-representation comes to the fore. Targeting mostly an academic readership but certainly also of interest to the general educated public, it co
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
808.8/0384
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN56.S46
LC item number
S76 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Buescu, Helena Carvalhão
  • Duarte, João Ferreira
Series statement
Internationale Forschungen zur allgemeinen und vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft
Series volume
115
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Self in literature
  • Identity (Philosophical concept) in literature
  • Literature, Modern
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • REFERENCE
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • Identity (Philosophical concept) in literature
  • Literature, Modern
  • Self in literature
Label
Stories and portraits of the self, edited by Helena Carvalhão Buescu, João Ferreira Duarte
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Stories and Portraits of the Self; Contents; Introduction: Signposts of the Self in Modernity; Part I The Representational Dilemma; The Self as a Work of Art: Proust's Scepticism; (Re- )Constructing, (Re- )Membering Postcolonial Selves; 'Doing Identity' in Fiction: Identity Construction as a Dialogue between Individuals and Cultural Narratives; Self-Representation and Temporality: 'Parabasis' in Guimarães Rosa's Grande Sertão: Veredas; New Man: Marie Kessels' Inner Portrait of a Writing Self; Good Intentions, Ethical Commitment, and Impersonal Poetry: The Work of Gerrit Kouwenaar
Control code
191749011
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (332 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789042023284
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191749011
Label
Stories and portraits of the self, edited by Helena Carvalhão Buescu, João Ferreira Duarte
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Stories and Portraits of the Self; Contents; Introduction: Signposts of the Self in Modernity; Part I The Representational Dilemma; The Self as a Work of Art: Proust's Scepticism; (Re- )Constructing, (Re- )Membering Postcolonial Selves; 'Doing Identity' in Fiction: Identity Construction as a Dialogue between Individuals and Cultural Narratives; Self-Representation and Temporality: 'Parabasis' in Guimarães Rosa's Grande Sertão: Veredas; New Man: Marie Kessels' Inner Portrait of a Writing Self; Good Intentions, Ethical Commitment, and Impersonal Poetry: The Work of Gerrit Kouwenaar
Control code
191749011
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (332 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789042023284
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191749011

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