By O'Sullivan, Maria; Vorstman, Ruth; Mathias, Manon
In a tradition more and more enthusiastic about the visible, self-image and severe self-exposure, during which fact is consistently obscured and misrepresented via concealment and spin, the jobs reveal and conceal play in literature, proposal and visible tradition are quite prescient. This assortment, built from papers provided at a postgraduate convention in Oxford in September 2008, offers a coherent view of key advancements within the notions of reveal and hide in French tradition and offers a thought-provoking contribution to modern feedback. the quantity comprises essays from either senior researchers and graduate scholars utilizing shut readings and theoretical methods from the psychoanalytic to the postcolonial. those are prepared in 4 major sections, facing notions of functionality, disclosure, phantasm and concealment respectively. Drawing on new examine in a variety of classes, in fields together with artwork, images, theatre, shuttle writing and the radical, the authors ponder the notions of exhibit and hide on the subject of works via artists similar to Molière, Flaubert, Proust, Dalí, Vinaver and Sophie Calle.
This quantity comprises ten contributions in English and one in French