The Shock of RecognitionThe Shock of Recognition

"In The Shock of Recognition, Lewis Pyenson uses a method called Historical Complementarity to identify the motif of non-figurative abstraction in modern art and science.

Author: Lewis Pyenson

Publisher: Nuncius

ISBN: 9004325727


Page: 650

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"In The Shock of Recognition, Lewis Pyenson uses a method called Historical Complementarity to identify the motif of non-figurative abstraction in modern art and science. He identifies the motif in Picasso's and Einstein's educational environments. He shows how this motif in domestic furnishing and in urban lighting set the stage for Picasso's and Einstein's professional success before 1914. He applies his method to intellectual life in Argentina, using it to address that nation's focus on an inventory of the natural world until the 1940s, its adoption of non-figurative art and nuclear physics in the middle of the twentieth century, and attention to landscape painting and the wonder of nature at the end of the century"--

Theorizing Visual StudiesTheorizing Visual Studies

As Gunning writes, “the jolt experienced becomes a shock of recognition”—recognition of the danger and delight of illusion, and of the flux at the foundation of illusory concepts of space and time. The jolt experienced becomes ...

Author: James Elkins

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136159169


Page: 320

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This forward-thinking collection brings together over sixty essays that invoke images to summon, interpret, and argue with visual studies and its neighboring fields such as art history, media studies, visual anthropology, critical theory, cultural studies, and aesthetics. The product of a multi-year collaboration between graduate students from around the world, spearheaded by James Elkins, this one-of-a-kind anthology is a truly international, interdisciplinary point of entry into cutting-edge visual studies research. The book is fluid in relation to disciplines; it is frequently inventive in relation to guiding theories; it is unpredictable in its allegiance and interest in the past of the discipline—reflecting the ongoing growth of visual studies.

Enforcing International Law Norms Against TerrorismEnforcing International Law Norms Against Terrorism

Another such shock of recognition — where the parallels are striking, and can help us put the long term effects of ... Everyone knew that a nuclear catastrophe could happen, but only when it happened did the shock of recognition take ...

Author: Andrea Bianchi

Publisher: Hart Publishing

ISBN: 9781841134307


Page: 573

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This book, written by leading experts, comprehensively analyses the suitability of existing legal tools to enforce rules prohibiting terrorism.

Rethinking the Communicative TurnRethinking the Communicative Turn

The shock of recognition in the mimetic shudder, by contrast, "bears no similarity to desire" (AT: 245) and so cannot deliver satisfaction at all. The democratically important mimetic shock in art is instead a shock associated with ...

Author: Martin Morris

Publisher: State University of New York Press

ISBN: 9780791491560


Page: 260

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Assesses linguistic versus aesthetic visions of critical theory and their capacity to contribute to the analysis of contemporary democratic society.

Survivor Transitional Narratives of Nazi Era DestructionSurvivor Transitional Narratives of Nazi Era Destruction

That he once “loved me like a daughter” indicates the emotional gravity embedded in the moment of recognition but also the disorienting shock of the unexpected betrayal. As her friend's father turns aggressive, she must have wondered: ...

Author: Dennis B. Klein

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781350037168


Page: 272

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Survivor Transitional Narratives of Nazi-Era Destruction: The Second Liberation examines the historical circumstances that gave rise in the 1960s to the first cohort of Nazi-era survivors who massed a public campaign focusing on remembrance of Nazi racial crimes. The survivors' decision to engage and disquiet a public audience occurred against the backdrop of the Frankfurt Auschwitz trial and the West German debate over the enforcement of statutory limitations for prosecuting former Nazis. Dennis B. Klein focuses on the accounts of three survivors: Jean Améry, an Austrian ex-patriot who joined the Belgian Resistance during the war, Vladimir Jankélévitch, a member of the French Resistance, and Simon Wiesenthal, who dedicated his life after the war to investigating Nazi crimes. As Klein argues, their accounts, in addition to acting as a reminder of Nazi-era endemic criminality, express a longing for human fellowshipThis contextual and interdisciplinary interpretation illustrates the explanatory significance of contemporary events and individual responses to them in shaping the memory and legacy of Nazi-era destruction. It is essential reading for students and scholars of the Nazi era and its legacy, genocide studies, Jewish Studies, and the history of emotions.

The Revolt from the Village 1915 1930The Revolt from the Village 1915 1930

Anderson, “Letters,” in The Shock of Recognition, ed. Wilson, p. 1261. 33. Ibid., p. 1285. What Anderson perceived was the Arnoldian side to Brooks. 34. Anderson, Letters, ed. Jones and Rideout, pp. 77—78. 35.

Author: Anthony Channell Hilfer

Publisher: UNC Press Books

ISBN: 9780807836071


Page: 286

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This incisive book traces the attack on American provincialism that ended the myth of the Happy Village. Replacing the idyllic life as a theme, American writers in revolt turned to a more realistic interpretation of the town, stressing its repressiveness, dullness, and conformity. This book analyzes the literary technique employed by these writers and explores their sensibilities to evaluate both their artistic accomplishments and their contributions to American thought and feeling. Originally published 1969. A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.

Educating for the AnthropoceneEducating for the Anthropocene

DILEMMA 1 THE SHOCK OF RECOGNITION : ( DE ) POLITICIZING EDUCATION It was May 2016 in South Africa , a beautiful autumn day in a township near Grahamstown , and children were outside learning about planting saplings during their science ...

Author: Peter Sutoris

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 9780262370714


Page: 295

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The work of environmental educators and activists in India and South Africa offers new models for schooling and environmental activism. Education has never played as critical a role in determining humanity’s future as it does in the Anthropocene, an era marked by humankind’s unprecedented control over the natural environment. Drawing on a multisited ethnographic project among schools and activist groups in India and South Africa, Peter Sutoris explores education practices in the context of impoverished, marginal communities where environmental crises intersect with colonial and racist histories and unsustainable practices. He exposes the depoliticizing effects of schooling and examines cross-generational knowledge transfer within and beyond formal education. Finally, he calls for the bridging of schooling and environmental activism, to find answers to the global environmental crisis. The onset of the Anthropocene challenges the very definition of education and its fundamental goals, says Sutoris. Researchers must look outside conventional models and practices of education for inspiration if education is to live up to its responsibilities at this critical time. For decades, environmental activist movements in some countries have wrestled with questions of responsibility and action in the face of environmental destruction; they inhabited the mental world of the Anthropocene before much of the rest of the world. Sutoris highlights an innovative research methodology of participatory observational filmmaking, describing how films made by children in the Indian and South African communities provide a window into the ways that young people make sense of the future of the Anthropocene. It is through their capacity to imagine the world differently, Sutoris argues, that education can reinvent itself.

Border WomenBorder Women

The home does not remain the domain of domestic life , nor does the world simply become its social or historical counterpart . The unhomely is the shock of recognition of the world - in - the - home , the home - in - the - world .

Author: Debra A. Castillo

Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

ISBN: 0816639574


Page: 292

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A transnational analysis with an emphasis on gender examines the work of women writers from both sides of the border writing in Spanish, English, or a mixture of the two languages whose work questions the accepted notions of border identities.

In Respect to EgotismIn Respect to Egotism

Lawrence's Studies in Classic American Literature, reprinted in The Shock of Recognition, ed. Edmund Wilson (New York: Modern Library, 1955), p. 938. ' The Pioneers, Chap. 36. Ibid., Chap. 33. Ibid., Chap. 28. Ibid., Chap. 12.

Author: Joel Porte

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521362733


Page: 334

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Throughout this important 1991 study of American Romanticism Professor Porte offers provocative reassessments of familiar and less familiar texts. Throughout this important new study of American Romanticism Professor Porte offers provocative reassessments of familiar and less familiar texts.