An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics : [Special Focus - Symbols of Diaspora].

By: Ahrens, RudigerContributor(s): Stierstorfer, Klaus | Kläger, FlorianSeries: Symbolism SerPublisher: Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, Inc., 2014Copyright date: ©2015Description: 1 online resource (302 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783110407990Subject(s): Symbolism in literature.;Symbolism (Art movement);SymbolismGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics : [Special Focus – Symbols of Diaspora]DDC classification: 801.93 LOC classification: PN56.S9 -- S96 2014ebOnline resources: Click to View
Contents:
Intro -- Foreword from the Editors -- Contents -- Special Focus: Symbols of Diaspora -- Introduction: Symbols of Diaspora -- Tied to the Land: A Semiotic Challenging of Terms Concerning Land as Used in Diaspora Discourse -- Diasporic Memory and Narratives of Spatiotemporality -- Amy Ashwood Garvey and the Political Aesthetics of Diasporic Social Spaces in London -- The Symbolism of Emplacement and Displacement in Sudanese British Fiction by Tayeb Salih and Leila Aboulela -- Ain't I a Woman? A Mother? A Nation? 'Woman' and 'Nation' in Pre- and Post- Independence India -- Christmas in the Diaspora: Dislocating Symbols in Kipling, Cary and Dabydeen -- Two Stone Lions: Law, Home, and Diasporic Sovereignty -- Oddity Magnified: In Search of Identity in Kazuo Ishiguro's When We Were Orphans -- Writing Her Own Story: Acculturation, Metatextuality and Symbolizing Queerness in Shamim Sarif's I Can't Think Straight -- 'A Bootless Inquisition?' Searching for Imaginary Homelands in The Tempest -- General Section -- Discourses of Terror in French and Spanish Novels after 9/11 -- William Earle's Novella: Obi, Obeah and the Ideological Work of Haunting -- A Great Good Place or Ghastly Pile? Representations of the English Country House in Recent British Fiction: Metamorphosis of a Literary Motif -- Book Reviews -- Contributors -- Index.
Summary: Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed annual dedicated to pursuing fundamental questions on the forms and functions of the symbolic. Symbolism publishes high-profile research on various topics related to the use of figurative language, thought and signification in artistic expression and constructions of reality. While maintaining a strong literary focus, the annual also enquires into practices of the symbolic across various media.
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Intro -- Foreword from the Editors -- Contents -- Special Focus: Symbols of Diaspora -- Introduction: Symbols of Diaspora -- Tied to the Land: A Semiotic Challenging of Terms Concerning Land as Used in Diaspora Discourse -- Diasporic Memory and Narratives of Spatiotemporality -- Amy Ashwood Garvey and the Political Aesthetics of Diasporic Social Spaces in London -- The Symbolism of Emplacement and Displacement in Sudanese British Fiction by Tayeb Salih and Leila Aboulela -- Ain't I a Woman? A Mother? A Nation? 'Woman' and 'Nation' in Pre- and Post- Independence India -- Christmas in the Diaspora: Dislocating Symbols in Kipling, Cary and Dabydeen -- Two Stone Lions: Law, Home, and Diasporic Sovereignty -- Oddity Magnified: In Search of Identity in Kazuo Ishiguro's When We Were Orphans -- Writing Her Own Story: Acculturation, Metatextuality and Symbolizing Queerness in Shamim Sarif's I Can't Think Straight -- 'A Bootless Inquisition?' Searching for Imaginary Homelands in The Tempest -- General Section -- Discourses of Terror in French and Spanish Novels after 9/11 -- William Earle's Novella: Obi, Obeah and the Ideological Work of Haunting -- A Great Good Place or Ghastly Pile? Representations of the English Country House in Recent British Fiction: Metamorphosis of a Literary Motif -- Book Reviews -- Contributors -- Index.

Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed annual dedicated to pursuing fundamental questions on the forms and functions of the symbolic. Symbolism publishes high-profile research on various topics related to the use of figurative language, thought and signification in artistic expression and constructions of reality. While maintaining a strong literary focus, the annual also enquires into practices of the symbolic across various media.

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