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Description - Resisting Representation by Elaine Scarry

Resisting 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 Details

ISBN: 9780195089646
ISBN-10: 0195089642
Format: Paperback
(233mm x 154mm x 13mm)
Pages: 198
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 19-Aug-1994
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Elaine Scarry

Author of The Body in Pain, OUP 1985

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