• Corpus ID: 160903675

Rewriting the self : histories from the Renaissance to the present

@inproceedings{Porter1997RewritingTS,
  title={Rewriting the self : histories from the Renaissance to the present},
  author={Roy S. Porter},
  year={1997}
}
Section 1: Renaissance and Early Modern 1. Representations of the self from Petrarch to Descartes, Peter Burke 2. Self and selfhood in the seventeenth century, Jonathan Sawday 3. Self-reflection and the self, Roger Smith Section 2: Enlightenment 4. Religions Experience and the Formation of the Early Enlightenment Self, Jane Shaw 5. The European enlightenment and the history of the self, E.J. Hundert 6. The Death and rebirth of character in the 18th century, Sylvana Tomaselli 7. `Another Self in… 
THE SELF IN THE WORLD: OVERCOMING CLASSICAL DUALISM AND SHAPING NEW LANDMARKS
  • U. Lushch
  • Philosophy
    Anthropological Measurements of Philosophical Research
  • 2018
Purpose. Based on tracing dualistic tendencies in the history of the concept “self” formation, the paper aims to clarify in what way dualism – contradistinction of the self and sociality, in
Preaching silence: the disciplined self in the Victorian diary
This thesis examines the representations of the self as a cultural agent, both reacting to and actively shaping codes of social and artistic respectability, as displayed in the diaries of the
Scandalous Figures: Authorial Self in Eliza Haywood, Laurence Sterne, Charlotte Smith, and Lord Byron
Author(s): Campion, Amy Thomas | Advisor(s): Goldsmith, Steven | Abstract: Characterized by originality and proprietorship, the modern paradigm of authorship developed in the British long eighteenth
Subjectivity, Self-Representation, and the Revealing Twitches of Biography
Recent biographies by Gary Kates and Nina Rattner Gelbart of two eighteenth-century figures, a transgendered officer and diplomat--the Chevalier d'Eon--and a state-sponsored midwife named Mme du
Augusta Webster: The Social Politics of Monodrama
By the 1870s, when Augusta Webster had published two volumes of dramatic poetry, Robert Browning had developed the dramatic monologue to a standard against which dramatic poetry was mea sured. Recent
Anthropology's inheritance: renaissance travel, romanticism and the discourse of identity
This article argues that anthropology inherited a series of contradictory imperatives from its origin as a form of travel. The point is made by studying the relationship between the metadiscourse on
Miracles for the Marginal?: Gender and Agency in a Nineteenth-Century Autobiographical Fragment
In this article the question of agency is explored in the autobiographical fragment of a nineteenth-century poetess of Punjab, Piro. In this “pre-modern” text Piro portrays an enormous sense of
Will to individuality: Nietzsche's self-interpreting perspective on life and humanity
This thesis aims to explore Nietzsche's concept of individuality. Nietzsche, a radical and innovative thinker who attacks Christian morality and proclaims the death of God, provides us with a
Sex, Civility, and the Self: Du Coudray, d'Eon, and Eighteenth-Century Conceptions of Gendered, National, and Psychological Identity
Recent biographies by Gary Kates and Nina Rattner Gelbart of two eighteenth-century figures, a transgendered officer and diplomat--the Chevalier d'Eon--and a state-sponsored midwife named Mme du
An Anatomy of the Soul In English Renaissance Religious Poetry
This dissertation examines the centrality of the soul-body relationship to the construction of identity in English Renaissance religious poetry. The expanding field of 'body criticism' has greatly
...
1
2
3
4
5
...