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Mimesis by Matthew Potolsky

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However, recent theorists have extended the concept, highlighting new perspectives on key concerns, such as the nature of identity. Poetry and Censorship: Books Two and Three. Matthew Potolsky is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Utah where he teaches literary theory and modern British and comparative literature. Mimicry and the Mimetic Faculty. Mimicry and the Mimetic Faculty.

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MATTHEW POTOLSKY

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All in all, there's seven chapters and three parts. Mimesis and Culture Sympathetic Magic. Introduction: Approaching Mimesis Part 1: Foundations 1. A multidisciplinary study of a term rapidly returning to the forefront of contemporary theory, Mimesis is a welcome guide for readers in such fields as literature, performance and cultural studies. Mimetic Desire: Girard Simulacra and Hyperreality.

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Mimesis by Matthew Potolsky (ebook)

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Also this figure may be much blemished, either by excess or defect, which maketh the imitation unlike unto that it ought to be. A multidisciplinary study of a term rapidly returning to the forefrontof contemporary theory, Mimesis is a welcome guide for readers in such fields as literature, performance and cultural studies. Matt Potolsky presents a clear introduction to this potentially daunting concept, examining: the foundations of mimetic theory in ancient philosophy, from Plato to Aristotle three key versions of mimesis: imitatio or rhetorical imitation, theatre and theatricality, and artistic realism the position of mimesis in modern theories of identity and culture, through theorists such as Freud, Lacan, Girard and Baudrillard the possible future of mimetic theory in the concept of? Potolsky's book delivers exactly what it sets out to do: it's a nice overview of the concept of mimesis in Western history from Plato up to the time of the book's publication. However, recent theorists have extended the concept, highlighting new perspectives on key concerns, such as the nature of identity. Mimetic Desire: Girard Simulacra and Hyperreality. Genius, Originality, and the Anxiety of Influence 4.

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Mimesis by Matthew Potolsky (ebook)

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The Tragic Effect Part 2: Three Versions of Mimesis 3. Poetry and the City 2. Imitatio: Rhetorical Imitation Mimesis as a Cultural Practice. Genius, Originality, and the Anxiety of Influence 4. Matt Potolsky presents a clear introductio A topic that has become increasingly central to the study of art, performance and literature, the term mimesis has long been used to refer to the relationship between an image and its 'real' original. A topic that has become increasingly central to the study of art, performance and literature, the term mimesis has long been used to refer to the relationship between an image and its 'real' original. Imitatio: Rhetorical Imitation Mimesis as a Cultural Practice.

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Mimesis

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Mirrors and Forms: Book Ten. Plato's Republic The Invention of the Image. Realism The Grapes of Zeuxis. But if you're someone, like me, who is just looking for a quick refresher, it serves its purpose. I am also writing two scholarly monographs. However, recent theorists have extended the concept, highlighting new perspectives on key concerns, such as the nature of identity.

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Mimesis: 1st Edition (Paperback)

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Chapter two is on Aristotle, and the Poetics' argument that mimesis is less a flawed mirror and more a system of conventions that can bring about truths more readily than real life. Chapter two is on Aristotle, and the Poetics' argument that mimesis is less a flawed mirror and more a system of conventions that can bring about truths Potolsky's book delivers exactly what it sets out to do: it's a nice overview of the concept of mimesis in Western history from Plato up to the time of the book's publication. Chapter six takes a psychoanalytic view of mimesis, in terms of how we form our identities through imitation. The first is to grasp the inadequacy of the still prevalent translation of mimesis as 'imitation,' a translation inherited from a period of neoclassicism is which its force had different from those now available. Chapter four is mimesis as performance, and looks at the theater's long history of a source of artifice and corruption. Mimetic Desire: Girard Simulacra and Hyperreality.

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Matthew Potolsky: Mimesis (PDF)

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An accessible and broad-ranging study of a term rapidly returning to the forefront of contemporary theory, Mimesis will be a welcome guide for readers in fields such as literature, performance and cultural studies. The Tragic Effect Part 2: Three Versions of Mimesis 3. Eros and Revolution: Rossetti and Swinburne on Continental Politics. However, recent theorists have problematized and extended the concept, allowing new perspectives on such key concerns as the nature of identity. Theatre and Theatricality Spectacle and Spectator. Imitatio: Rhetorical Imitation Mimesis as a Cultural Practice.

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The New Critical Idiom: Mimesis by Matthew Potolsky (2006, Paperback) for sale online

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Alex Murray and Jason Hall. A multidisciplinary study of a term rapidly returning to the forefront of contemporary theory, Mimesis is a welcome guide for readers in such fields as literature, performance and cultural studies. A multidisciplinary study of a term rapidly returning to the forefront of contemporary theory, Mimesis is a welcome guide for readers in such fields as literature, performance and cultural studies. Chapter three traces mimesis as imitation and Western literature's reliance and occasional derision for older forms of style. Mimesis and IdentityPsychic MimesisIdentification: FreudThe Mirror Stage: LacanPerforming Race and Gender7. Mimesis and CultureSympathetic MagicMimicry and the Mimetic FacultyMimetic Desire: GirardSimulacra and HyperrealityConclusion: MemeticsSuggestions for Further ReadingGlossaryBibliographyIndex. I am, first, the editor for Classical Studies, volume seven in The Collected Works of Walter Pater, forthcoming from Oxford University Press.

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Mimesis : Matthew Potolsky : 9780415700306

mimesis potolsky matthew

Matt Potolsky presents a clear introduction to this potentially daunting concept, examining:the foundations of mimetic theory in ancient philosophy, from Plato to Aristotlethree key versions of mimesis: imitatio or rhetorical imitation, theatre and theatricality, and artistic realism the position of mimesis in modern theories of identity and culture, through theorists such as Freud, Lacan, Girard and Baudrillardthe possible future of mimetic theory in the concept of 'memes', which connects evolutionary biology and theories of cultural reproduction. Chapter One looks at Plato's interpretation of mimesis, and the Republic's view on the danger of fiction and poetry. Plato's Republic The Invention of the Image. A multidisciplinary study of a term rapidly returning to the forefront of contemporary theory, Mimesis is a welcome guide for readers in such fields as literature, performance and cultural studies. Part 3: Mimesis in Modern Theory 6. Chapter five is on mimesis as realism, which is probably its most common interpretation, the longstanding view that the highest form of art is that which is indistinguishable from reality. Mimesis and Culture Sympathetic Magic.

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MATTHEW POTOLSKY

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Mirrors and Forms: Book Ten. Imitatio: Rhetorical ImitationMimesis as a Cultural PracticeRoman EchoesAncients and ModernsGenius, Originality, and the Anxiety of Influence4. He is co-editor of Perennial Decay: On the Aesthetics and Politics of Decadence 1999 and has published on theory and late nineteenth century writing. The Tragic Effect Part 2: Three Versions of Mimesis 3. Part 3: Mimesis in Modern Theory 6.

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