By (author) Elaine Scarry
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Resisting Representation by Elaine Scarry
Book DescriptionResisting Representation brings together some of the most provocative essays by leading scholar Elaine Scarry. Through her readings of texts by Hardy, Beckett, Boethius, Thackeray, and others, Scarry examines the ability of language to accommodate conceptions of truth and cognition and also analyses phenomena such as physical pain and physical labour whose materiality might exclude them form reflexes of language.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195089646
(233mm x 154mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 27-Apr-1995
Country of Publication: United States
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Award-winning critic Elaine Scarry provides a vital new assessment of leadership during crisis that ensures the protection of democratic values.
Rule of Law, Misrule of Men, Hardback (May 2010)
A passionate call for citizen action to uphold the rule of law when government does not.
On Beauty and Being Just, Paperback (October 2001)» View all books by Elaine Scarry
Have we become beauty-blind? This title not only defends beauty from the political arguments against it but also argues that beauty does indeed press us toward a greater concern for justice. It offers a manifesto for the revival of beauty in our intellectual work as well as our homes, museums, and classrooms.
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Author Biography - Elaine Scarry
Author of The Body in Pain, OUP 1985
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