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Literature, Geography, and the Postmodern Poetics of Place.

By: Prieto, Eric.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012Description: 1 online resource (248 p.).ISBN: 9781137318015.Subject(s): Liminality in literature | Liminality in literature | LITERARY CRITICISM / Caribbean & Latin American | LITERARY CRITICISM / European / General | LITERARY CRITICISM / Semiotics & Theory | Literature - 20th century - History and criticism | Literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Literature - 21st century - History and criticism | Literature -- 21st century -- History and criticism | PHILOSOPHY / Movements / Phenomenology | Place (Philosophy) in literature | Place (Philosophy) in literature | Postmodernism (Literature) | Postmodernism (Literature)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Literature, Geography, and the Postmodern Poetics of PlaceDDC classification: 809.93358 | 809.93384 | 809/.93358 LOC classification: PN56.P49 P75 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Literature, Geography, and the Postmodern Poetics of Place; Literature, Geography, and the Postmodern Poetics of Place; Contents; Acknowledgments; Acknowledgment of Previous Publications; Introduction; What Is Place?; Part I: Phenomenological Place; Chapter 1: Place, Subjectivity, and the Humanist Tradition; Phenomenology and Humanistic Geography; Nicholas Entrikin and the Betweenness of Place; Edward Casey, Place, and Dualism; Jeff Malpas and the Da in Dasein; The Locational Limits of Malpasian Topography; Chapter 2: Samuel Beckett and the Postmodern Loss of Place
Understanding the ImpasseBeckett, Dualism, and the Entre-Deux; The Three Modes of Beckettian Spatiality; Beckett and Varela: From Cartesian Anxiety to the Embodied Mind; Embodiment, Place, and Beckett's Refuges; Recognition and the Rhetoric of Success; Ineliminability; "How it is, in my home"; Beckett, Distributed Consciousness, and Situational Knowledge; Conclusion: Beckett's Place in the Postfoundational Pantheon; Part II: The Social Production of Place; Chapter 3: Poststructuralism and the Resistance to Place; The Continental Divide: Space, Place, and the Poststructuralist Countersciences
Maurice Blanchot's Conquest of SpaceMichel Foucault, Heterotopia, and Spatialized Power; Henri Lefebvre, Radical Geography, and Spatial Ambivalence; Michel de Certeau: Space, Place, and Interstice; Sociology and the Place Effect; Chapter 4: Beur Fiction and the Banlieue Crisis; Beur and Banlieue; Hybridity or Interstitiality?; The Interstitial Morality of the Banlieue Protagonist; Geography as Destiny; Mobility, Immobility, and the Place Effect; Of Riots, Republicanism, Resistance, and Reform; Part III: Postcolonial Place; Chapter 5: Place after Postcolonial Studies
The Evolution of Postcolonial StudiesNeo-Marxist and Culturalist Geographies of Globalization; Toward a Postpostcolonial Poetics of Place; Chapter 6: Evolution in/of the Caribbean Landscape Narrative; Aimé Césaire and the Volcanic Origins of the Postcolonial Landscape Narrative; Glissantian Hybridity, from La Lézarde to Malemort; Chamoiseau's Urban Mangrove; Condé's Crossing the Mangrove; Creolization and Tout-monde; Glissant, Malpas, and Place Theory; Nation, Neighborhood, and Niche; Conclusion: Landscape, Map, and Vertical Integration; Notes; Works Cited; Index
Summary: Using contemporary literary representations of place, this study focuses on works that have participated in the emergence of new conceptions of place and new place-based identities. The analyses draw on research in cultural geography, cognitive science, urban sociology, and globalization studies.
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Cover; Literature, Geography, and the Postmodern Poetics of Place; Literature, Geography, and the Postmodern Poetics of Place; Contents; Acknowledgments; Acknowledgment of Previous Publications; Introduction; What Is Place?; Part I: Phenomenological Place; Chapter 1: Place, Subjectivity, and the Humanist Tradition; Phenomenology and Humanistic Geography; Nicholas Entrikin and the Betweenness of Place; Edward Casey, Place, and Dualism; Jeff Malpas and the Da in Dasein; The Locational Limits of Malpasian Topography; Chapter 2: Samuel Beckett and the Postmodern Loss of Place

Understanding the ImpasseBeckett, Dualism, and the Entre-Deux; The Three Modes of Beckettian Spatiality; Beckett and Varela: From Cartesian Anxiety to the Embodied Mind; Embodiment, Place, and Beckett's Refuges; Recognition and the Rhetoric of Success; Ineliminability; "How it is, in my home"; Beckett, Distributed Consciousness, and Situational Knowledge; Conclusion: Beckett's Place in the Postfoundational Pantheon; Part II: The Social Production of Place; Chapter 3: Poststructuralism and the Resistance to Place; The Continental Divide: Space, Place, and the Poststructuralist Countersciences

Maurice Blanchot's Conquest of SpaceMichel Foucault, Heterotopia, and Spatialized Power; Henri Lefebvre, Radical Geography, and Spatial Ambivalence; Michel de Certeau: Space, Place, and Interstice; Sociology and the Place Effect; Chapter 4: Beur Fiction and the Banlieue Crisis; Beur and Banlieue; Hybridity or Interstitiality?; The Interstitial Morality of the Banlieue Protagonist; Geography as Destiny; Mobility, Immobility, and the Place Effect; Of Riots, Republicanism, Resistance, and Reform; Part III: Postcolonial Place; Chapter 5: Place after Postcolonial Studies

The Evolution of Postcolonial StudiesNeo-Marxist and Culturalist Geographies of Globalization; Toward a Postpostcolonial Poetics of Place; Chapter 6: Evolution in/of the Caribbean Landscape Narrative; Aimé Césaire and the Volcanic Origins of the Postcolonial Landscape Narrative; Glissantian Hybridity, from La Lézarde to Malemort; Chamoiseau's Urban Mangrove; Condé's Crossing the Mangrove; Creolization and Tout-monde; Glissant, Malpas, and Place Theory; Nation, Neighborhood, and Niche; Conclusion: Landscape, Map, and Vertical Integration; Notes; Works Cited; Index

Using contemporary literary representations of place, this study focuses on works that have participated in the emergence of new conceptions of place and new place-based identities. The analyses draw on research in cultural geography, cognitive science, urban sociology, and globalization studies.

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Eric Prieto is an associate professor of French and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Santa Barbara. The author of Listening In: Music, Mind, and the Modernist Narrative, he has published widely on literary representations of place and on the relations between music and literature.

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