The Universal Refusal

The Universal Refusal

She was looking through the family photo album, with photographs of her as a child, and taking as much pleasure in so doing as she always did. When she closed the album, an image suddenly appeared in her mind's eye—one of the ...

Author: Jacqueline Schaeffer

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429922640

Category: Psychology

Page: 288

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Freud spoke of the "repudiation of femininity" as being an "underlying bedrock", part of the "enigma" of sexuality. The enigma is not so much the refusal of the feminine dimension as such; it has more to do with rejecting its erotic and genital aspects, as well as its creation through sexual ecstatic pleasure. Equality between the sexes is a legitimate demand in the political, social and economic spheres, but forming a masculine-feminine relationship as a couple is a creation of the mind, exalting the acknowledgement of the otherness which is part of the difference between the sexes. There is a conflict - and the feminine dimension itself is rooted in it - between sexuality that demands "defeat" and an ego that abhors this. It is the man's masculine dimension - the antagonist of the phallic one - which creates the feminine dimension in women, by tearing away their defences and generating sexual ecstasy.
Categories: Psychology

A Photo Album of Ohio s Canal Era 1825 1913

A Photo Album of Ohio s Canal Era  1825 1913

Preface Although it is entitled “ A Photo Album this book necessarily includes a number of woodcuts , metal engravings , and other examples of earlier graphic arts , since it was not until 1837 that Louis Daguerre produced the first ...

Author: Jack Gieck

Publisher: Kent State University Press

ISBN: 0873383532

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 310

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Uses period photographs to document life along the Ohio & Erie and Miami & Erie canals, shows the structure and operation of the locks, and describes those who worked on the canals
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

Education Work and Catholic Life

Education  Work and Catholic Life

A photo in the album that I treasure most of all (see Image 3.7) is of Mary fishing from a small boat on the Murray River seemingly alone but somewhere outside the edges of the photograph lurks the photographer.

Author: Anne Keary

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9789811389894

Category: Social Science

Page: 248

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This book reports on innovative interdisciplinary research in the field of cultural studies. The study spans the early twentieth to twenty-first centuries and fills a gap in our understanding of how girls’ and women’s religious identity is shaped by maternal and institutional relations. The unique research focuses on the stories of thirteen groups of Australian mothers and daughters, including the maternal genealogy of the editor of the book. Extended conversations conducted twenty years apart provide a situated approach to locating the everyday practices of women, while the oral storytelling presents a rich portrayal of how these girls and women view themselves and their relationship as mothers and daughters. The book introduces the key themes of education, work and life transitions as they intersect with generational change and continuity, gender and religion, and the non-linear transitional stories are told across the life-course examining how Catholic pasts shaped, and continue to shape, the participants’ lives. Adopting a multi-methodological approach to research drawing on photographs, memorabilia passed among mothers and daughters, journal entries and letters, it describes how women’s lives are lived in different spaces and negotiated through diverse material and symbolic dimensions.
Categories: Social Science

Specifications and Drawings of Patents Issued from the U S Patent Office

Specifications and Drawings of Patents Issued from the U S  Patent Office

ALBUMS . Franz Friedh . Kullrich , raising the weighted end of the lever so as to Berlin , Prussia . [ Filed Mar. ... lave invented half in horizontal section and half in plan . certain Improvements in Photograph - Albums , Fig .

Author: United States. Patent Office


ISBN: UCAL:C2539679



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Philip Larkin

Philip Larkin

But it will be clear from the above analysis of “ Lines on a Young Lady's Photograph Album ” that Larkin has indeed developed as a poet from his earlier style in that his thought processes while equally complicated are never amorphous ...

Author: Sisir Kumar Chatterjee

Publisher: Atlantic Publishers & Dist

ISBN: 8126906065


Page: 392

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Philip Larkin (1992-1985) Is Today Acclaimed As A British National Cultural Icon. Historically A Movementeer, Larkin Followed The Pleasure Principle To Democratize Poetry By Forging A Distinctive Philistine Aesthetic, By Employing A Defiantly Demotic Diction, And By Building His Poems Around A Structure Of Rational Discourse.Philip Larkin : Poetry That Builds Bridges Is A Well-Researched And Immensely Readable Book. It Is Perhaps The Only Work Available Today That Offers A Comprehensive Critical Account Of The Full Range Of Larkin S Poetry. A Significant Contribution To Larkin Studies, This Book Provides A Between-The-Lines Analysis Of Almost All The Poems Embodied In The Four Major Collections Of Larkin The North Ship, The Less Deceived, The Whitsun Weddings And High Windows.By Exploiting The Resources Of Larkin S Letters, His Prose Writings And His Biography, The Author Traces, Much Against The Grain Of Contemporary Larkin Criticism, The Poet S Thematic, Attitudinal And Technical Development From One Book Of His Poetry To The Next, And Shows The Trend Of Larkin S Evolution.With A Holistic Approach To The Total Corpus Of Larkin S Poetry, The Author Perspectivises The Poet, And Argues The Larkin S Achievements Lie In His Success In Building Bridges Between Aestheticism And Philistinism, Between Empiricism And Transcendentalism, Between Classicism And Romanticism, Between Modernism And Postmodernism, Between The Native British Poetic Tradition And The Anglo-Franco-American Experimental Line, And, Above All, Between Poetry And The Reading Public.This Book Also Contends The Larkin S Vision Of Life Is Neither Pessimistic Nor Optimistic, But Tragic And Melioristic.

Lewis Carroll s Photography and Modern Childhood

Lewis Carroll s Photography and Modern Childhood

A handful of Dodgson's photographs show his subjects posed with an album, visually representing its function. An 1864 photograph of Tryphena Hughes, wife of Pre-Raphaelite artist Hughes, and three of their children, Arthur, Amy, ...

Author: Diane Waggoner

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691193182

Category: Art

Page: 304

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"Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) was one of the most influential scientists and thinkers of his age. A Prussian-born geographer, naturalist, explorer, and illustrator, he was a prolific writer whose books graced the shelves of American artists, scientists, philosophers, and politicians. Humboldt visited the United States for six weeks in 1804, engaging in a lively exchange of ideas with such figures as Thomas Jefferson and the painter Charles Willson Peale. It was perhaps the most consequential visit by a European traveler in the young nation's history, one that helped to shape an emerging American identity grounded in the natural world. In this beautifully illustrated book, Eleanor Jones Harvey examines how Humboldt left a lasting impression on American visual arts, sciences, literature, and politics. She shows how he inspired a network of like-minded individuals who would go on to embrace the spirit of exploration, decry slavery, advocate for the welfare of Native Americans, and extol America's wilderness as a signature component of the nation's sense of self. Harvey traces how Humboldt's ideas influenced the transcendentalists and the landscape painters of the Hudson River School, and laid the foundations for the Smithsonian Institution, the Sierra Club, and the National Park Service. Alexander von Humboldt and the United States looks at paintings, sculptures, maps, and artifacts, and features works by leading American artists such as Albert Bierstadt, George Catlin, Frederic Church, and Samuel F. B. Morse"--
Categories: Art

Suspended Conversations

Suspended Conversations

The Afterlife of Memory in Photographic Albums Martha Langford, McCord Museum of Canadian History ... The album , in fact , seems to be one of the most impermanent aspects of the family photograph collection ” ( 4 ) .

Author: Martha Langford

Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

ISBN: 0773521747

Category: Art

Page: 241

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"In Suspended Conversations Martha Langford breathes life into photographic albums. These travelogues, memoirs, thematic collections, and family sagas embody the intimate preoccupations of their compilers and the great events of a golden photographic age, 1860 to 1960. Langford also traces the influence of photograph albums on the installations, photo narratives, and photo sequences of contemporary artists. Whether dealing with art, museum archives, or the family heirloom, Suspended Conversations bring photography into the great conversation about how we remember our stories and send them into the future."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Categories: Art

Envisioning Islamic Art and Architecture

Envisioning Islamic Art and Architecture

This disjuncture between image subject and label provides useful evidence regarding what must have been a fairly standardized approach to the work of compiling the photograph albums purchased by the shop's clients.

Author: David J. Roxburgh

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004280281

Category: Art

Page: 344

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Envisioning Islamic Art and Architecture: Essays in Honor of Renata Holod offers innovative analyses and interpretations of both familiar and previously unpublished objects and monuments, its essays adopting the broad range of methodological approaches stimulated by Holod's research and pedagogy.
Categories: Art

Nuclear Dawn

Nuclear Dawn

The regimental volume resolves the longstanding puzzle of why the photograph album contains scenes from several ... By combining his own war photographs with the official record of the regiment, one can chart a good deal of his military ...

Author: Kenneth D. McRae

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199687183

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 284

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A biography of the experimental physicist Franz Simon, describing his early life in Germany, his move to Oxford in 1933, and his experimental contributions to low temperature physics. This volume is distinctive for using new source materials and the broad setting of five competing nuclear programmes.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography