Symbolism • Volume 6
An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
Rudiger Ahrens, Klaus Stierstorfer (Editors)
This sixth volume returns to the fundamentals underlying the studies of symbolism in the previous five, with a special section on representation and mimesis. The seven essays consider such aspects as encoded representations in modern drama and fiction, representation and composition in Joyce's Ulysses, and opera and representation.
Table of Contents
Special Section: Representation; Corresponding Editors: Douglas Bruster and Robert Weimann
Robert Weimann, "Introduction. Representation and Mimesis: Towards a New Theory"
Scott Paul Gordon, "Quixoticism, Fetishism, and the Place of Representation"
Samuel Baker, "Animated Looks: The Romantic Literary Sketch and the Unfinished Project of Modern Transparency"
Robert Weimann, "Doubly Encoded Representations in Modern Drama and Fiction: Rupturing Coordinates of (Re)Semblance and Meaning""
Wolfgang Wicht, "Representation and Composition in Joyce's Ulysses"
Karl Ludwig Pfeiffer, "Opera and Representation"
Douglas Bruster, "Afterword: Compelling Representation"
Ian S. Ross, "Iona's Early Praise Poetry and Dunbar's Aureation: Continuities and Contrasts"
Hildegard Hammerschmidt-Hummel, "William Shakespeare (1564-1616): A Life and Literary Career in Troubled Times"
Ralph Pordzik, "Orientalism Reconsidered Yet Again: Alexander Kinglake's Eothen (1844) and the Discourse of Eastern Travel"
Liu Dan, "Meditation Upon Life and Death: The Notion of Death in the Poetry of Emily Dickenson and Tao Yuanming"
Sandra Gottfreund, "Empires of Knowledge: The Imperial Archive as Formation Strategy of Center/Periphery Relations"
Nic Panagopoulos, "The Problems of Adaptation: The Case of Joseph Conrad's The Secret Agent"
Maria Jesus Martinez Alfaro, "When the Symbol Swerves: Spatial Designs and Meaning-Slides in Charles Palliser's The Quincunx"
Ruth Y. Hung, "Writing the Self 'in the Language of the Other:' Chinese Memoirs and the Politics of English"
"Vanessa Schormann, Shakespeares Globe: Repliken, Rekonstruktionen und Bespielbarkeit", by Wilhelm Hortmann
"Kwok-kan Tam, Andrew Parkin, Terry Siu-han Yip (eds.), Shakespeare Global/Local: The Hong Kong Imaginary in Transcultural Production", by Klaus Stierstorfer
"Peter Hulme and Tim Youngs (eds.), The Cambridge Companion to Travel Writing", by Ralph Pordzik
"Marian Eide, Ethical Joyce", by Wolfgang Wicht
"Christine van Boheeman-Saaf, Joyce, Derrida, Lacan, and the Trauma of History: Reading, Narrative, and Postcolonialism", by Geert Lernout
"Barbara M. Benedict, Curiosity: A Cultural History of Early Modern Inquiry", by Celestina Wroth
"Renate Brosch, Krisen des Sehens: Henry James und die Veränderung der Wahrnehmung im 19. Jahrhundert", by Wolfgang Werth
AMS Press New York, Hardback, english, 519 pages