Captivating Subjects

Captivating Subjects

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This volume is the first sustained examination of the ways in which the diverse kinds of confinement intersect with Western ideologies of subjectivity, investigating the modern nation-state's reliance on captivity as a means of consolidating notions of individual and national sovereignty.Writing Confinement, Citizenship, and Nationhood in the Nineteenth Century Julia M. Wright, Jason William Haslam Julia Margaret ... consistent, and recognizable formal properties allowing for discriminations between a#39;kindsa#39; of imaginative writing.1 And ... of life-writing to some larger narrative paradigm, or what Bakhtin in a related context calls biographical a#39;rubrics. ... with some public narrative of specific war; the celebrated detective recounts his famous cases a#39;from within, a#39; and so on.

Title:Captivating Subjects
Author:Julia M. Wright, Jason William Haslam
Publisher:University of Toronto Press - 2005


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