Anti-Mimesis from Plato to Hitchcock

Anti-Mimesis from Plato to Hitchcock


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ISBN-13: 9780521465847
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/28/2010
Series: Literature, Culture, Theory Series , #10
Pages: 284
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: the legs of sense; Part I. Dialogue and Inscription: 1. Othello, Bakhtin and the death(s) of dialogue; 2. P.s.: Plato's scene of reading in the Protagoras; Part II. Parables of Exteriority - Materality in 'Classic' American Texts: 3. Too legit to quit: the dubious genealogies of pragmatism; 4. Poe's Foot d'Or: ruinous rhyme and Nietzschean recurrence (sound); 5. Only the dead know Brooklyn ferry (voice); 6. The letters of the law: 'Bartleby' as hypogrammatic romance (letters); Part III. Pre-Posterous Modernisms: 7. Conrad's fault (signature); 8. Miss Emily, c'est moi: the defacement of modernism in Faulkner (inscription and social form); 9. Hitchcock and the death of (Mr.) Memory (technology of the visible); Coda: post-humanist reading.

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