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5. Big ideas

5. Big ideas  

Poole Adrian

in Tragedy: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191775543
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10.1093/actrade/9780192802354.003.0006
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5. Big ideas
11. Barthes after Barthes

11. Barthes after Barthes  

Jonathan Culler

in Barthes: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2002
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Sep 2013
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9780191775369
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10.1093/actrade/9780192801593.003.0011
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11. Barthes after Barthes 25 François Wahl's preface does not appear in the English translation. 26 See La Règle du jeu 5 (1991). Statements of support are published in 6 (1992). See also L’Infini 37 (1992). 27 For brief summaries of three of these lecture series, see Œuvres 28 ‘Entretien’, Œuvres complètes , vol. 3, p. 1241. For such a book, see Eat Fat (Pantheon, 1996). 29 ‘Démystifier’, La Chronique, Œuvres complètes , vol. 3, p. 988. 30 ‘Pause’, La Chronique, Œuvres complètes ,
1. Forgetting photography

1. Forgetting photography  

Steve Edwards

in Photography: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2006
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Sep 2013
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9780191775390
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10.1093/actrade/9780192801647.003.0001
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9780192801647
1. Forgetting photography Abstract Much of our familiarity with the world as we know it derives from photographic visualization as a replacement for first-hand experience. Photographs have made many things seem quite ordinary and have allowed us to feel close to distant places. Does this render first-hand experience less important? ‘Forgetting photography’ imagines a photographless world. So much of our knowledge comes from photographs: in a life without them, much of that knowledge would be lost. How would celebrities or the royal family cope without photography? What would advertisements be like without being able to use photography to get their
TranslationA Very Short Introduction

Translation: A Very Short Introduction  

Matthew Reynolds

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Oct 2016
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Oct 2016
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9780191780622
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10.1093/actrade/9780198712114.001.0001
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A Very Short Introduction
6. Taking liberties

6. Taking liberties  

Matthew Bevis

in Comedy: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191778131
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10.1093/actrade/9780199601714.003.0007
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6. Taking liberties
5. The apparatus and its image

5. The apparatus and its image  

Steve Edwards

in Photography: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2006
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Sep 2013
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9780191775390
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10.1093/actrade/9780192801647.003.0005
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5. The apparatus and its image
6. Fantasy and remembrance

6. Fantasy and remembrance  

Steve Edwards

in Photography: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2006
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Sep 2013
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6. Fantasy and remembrance
6. Contradictions

6. Contradictions  

Julian Stallabrass

in Contemporary Art: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2006
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Sep 2013
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9780191776175
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10.1093/actrade/9780192806468.003.0006
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6. Contradictions
7. Translational literature

7. Translational literature  

Matthew Reynolds

in Translation: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2016
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Oct 2016
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9780191780622
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10.1093/actrade/9780198712114.003.0007
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7. Translational literature Abstract ‘Literature’ is often attached to a region of the world and its culture. But what if there are other ways of configuring the global geography of imaginative writing? ‘Translational literature’ looks at multilingual writing and the forms and influences traversing languages. It shows that the inherent translationality of literary writing creates particular difficulties but also opportunities for the literary translator. Many think that no translation can ever be as good as the original text, but there is a literature of translation made up of works which grow as they are translated, developing new complexity and power.
3. The eclipse of meaning

3. The eclipse of meaning  

Terry Eagleton

in The Meaning of Life: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2008
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Sep 2013
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9780191777219
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10.1093/actrade/9780199532179.003.0003
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9780199532179
3. The eclipse of meaning 18 19 Nietzsche, Will to Power , 327. 20 For a fuller discussion, see my William Shakespeare (Oxford, 1986). 21 See Subjectivity, Realism and Postmodernism (Cambridge, 1996). 22 23 See Dependent Rational Animals (London, 1998).

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