The Shock of the Other: Situating Alterities

The Shock of the Other: Situating Alterities

by Brill, Esther Peeren



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789042021990
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/2007
Series: Thamyris/Intersecting: Place, Sex and Race Series , #15
Pages: 190
Product dimensions: 0.59(w) x 0.87(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Esther PEEREN and Silke HORSTKOTTE: Introduction: The Shock of the Other
I. Bodily Alterities – Between Matter and Specter
Peter HITCHCOCK: The Impossibly Intersubjective and the Logic of the Both
Brian McHALE: What Was Postmodernism? or, The Last of the Angels
Sara COHEN SHABOT: The Grotesque Body: Fleshing Out the Subject
Kate KHATIB: Auto-Identities: Avatar Identities in the Digital Age
Esther PEEREN: Vocal Alterities: Voice-Over, Voice-Off and the Cultural Addressee
II. Psychic Alterities – Traumatic Encounters
Victoria BEST: Eros and Extimité: Viewing the Pornographic Self in Bataille, Cixous and Houellebecq
Lucia RUPRECHT: Choreography and Trauma in Pina Bausch’s Bluebeard – While Listening to a Taped Recording of Béla Bartók’s “Bluebeard’s Castle”
Kate MACNEILL: Art that Matters: Identity Politics and the Event of Viewing
Alexis SHOTWELL: Shame in Alterities: Adrian Piper, Intersubjectivity, and the Racial Formation of Identity
III. Negotiating Alterities – Spaces of Translation
Ananya KABIR: A Language of One’s Own?: Linguistic Under-Representation in the Kashmir Valley
Silke HORSTKOTTE: Transgenerational Mediations of Identity in Rachel Seiffert’s The Dark Room and Marcel Beyer’s Spies
Nicole CÔTÉ: The Braultian Path to the Other: Estrangement and Nontranslation
Ingo BERENSMEYER: Mapping Cultural Space in Contemporary Northern Irish Poetry
List of Figures

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