Resisting Representation

Resisting Representation

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This collection of essays displays the author's developing concern with the problematics of representation as exemplified in literary texts that deal with such concepts as work, pain, time, and the cosmos. Through her readings of texts by Thomas Hardy, Samuel Beckett, Boethius, William Thackeray and others, Scarry demonstrates the difficulties and the complexities of the ways in which language and imagery attempt, and fail, to make present some aspects of the "real."show more

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  • Hardback | 197 pages
  • 150 x 230 x 19mm | 452g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • halftones
  • 0195042700
  • 9780195042702

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