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Beyond the Dialectic: Conrad, Levinas, and the Scene of Recognition
"Beyond the Dialectic: Conrad, Levinas, and the Scene of Recognition" reads Conrad's Heart of Darkness through the ethical philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas. Focusing on two key scenes—Marlow's meetingsExpand
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“A Fragment from Another Context”: Modernist Classicism and the Urban Uncanny in Rainer Maria Rilke
In hIS GrounDBrEAkInG ESSAy “Paris/Childhood: The Fragmented Body in rilke’s The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge,” Andreas huyssen asks a surprising question about r ilke’s classic novel. Is itExpand
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Foreign Modernism: Cosmopolitanism, Identity, and Style in Paris
List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction 1 Traveling Culture: Rilke, Rodin, and the Poetics of Displacement 2 Becoming Minor: Archipenko, Bergson, and Deterritorialization 3 The Aeneid ofExpand
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‘Not Months but Moments’: Ephemerality, Monumentality, and the Pavilion in Ruins
This essay examines a fundamental tension between ephemerality and monumentality in the history of pavilion architecture. Descended from the ancient tent, the pavilion was taken up by EuropeanExpand
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