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The Barbara Johnson Reader: The Surprise of Otherness

Barbara Johnson ; edited by Melissa Feuerstein, Bill Johnson González, Lili Porten, Keja Valens ; with an introduction by Judith Butler and an afterword by Shoshana Felman
Format
Book
Published
Durham : Duke University Press, 2014.
Language
English
ISBN
9780822354192, 0822354195, 9780822354031, 0822354039
Contents
  • Personhood and other objects: the figural dispute with philosophy by Judith Butler
  • "Barbara Johnson" by Barbara Johnson
  • Reading theory as literature, literature as theory
  • The critical difference: Barthes/Balzac
  • Translator's introduction to dissemination (abridged)
  • Poetry and syntax: what the gypsy knew
  • A hound, a bay horse, and a turtle dove: obscurity in walden
  • Strange fits: poe and wordsworth on the nature of poetic language
  • The frame of reference: Poe, Lacan, Derrida
  • Race, sexuality, gender
  • Euphemism, understatement, and the passive voice: a genealogy of Afro-American poetry
  • Metaphor, metonymy, and voice in their eyes were watching God
  • Moses and intertexuality: Sigmund Freud, Zora Neale Hurston, and the Bible
  • Lesbian spectacles: reading Sula, passing, Thelma and Louise, and the accused
  • Bringing out D. A. Miller
  • Correctional facilities
  • My monster/my self
  • Language, personhood, ethics
  • Introduction to freedom and interpretation (abridged)
  • Muteness envy
  • Apostrophe, animation, and abortion
  • Anthropomorphism in lyric and law
  • Using people: kant with winnicott
  • Ego sum game
  • Melville's fist: the execution of Billy Budd
  • Pedagogy and translation
  • Nothing fails like success
  • Bad writing
  • Teaching deconstructively
  • Poison or remedy? Paul de man as pharmakon
  • Taking fidelity philosophically
  • The task of the translator
  • Teaching ignorance: l'ecole des femmes
  • Afterword: Barbara's signature by Shoshana Felman.
Description
xxxi, 449 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes
  • "A John Hope Franklin Center book."
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 433-346) and index.
Technical Details
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