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Riley, Denise 1948-

Overview
Works: 42 works in 139 publications in 2 languages and 2,755 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Editor, Translator
Classifications: HQ1154, 305.4209
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Most widely held works by Denise Riley
Am I that name? : feminism and the category of "women" in history by Denise Riley ( Book )
28 editions published between 1452 and 2003 in English and Thai and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The words of selves : identification, solidarity, irony by Denise Riley ( Book )
8 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The author ponders the question: What does it matter what you say about yourself? She wonders why the requirement to be a something-or-other should be so hard to satisfy in a manner that rings true in the ears of its own subject. She decides that some hesitations and awkwardness in inhabiting many categories of the person - including those celebrated by what is sometimes termed identity politics - need not evidence either psychological weakness or political lack of nerve." "This extended meditation on the language of the self within contemporary social politics also considers the lyrical "I" and linguistic emotionality, the historical status of irony, and the possibilities of a nonidentitarian solidarity that is unapologetically alert to the affect of language."--Jacket
Impersonal passion : language as affect by Denise Riley ( Book )
11 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of essays on the everyday workings of language & how language shapes our social & political existence
The force of language by Jean-Jacques Lecercle ( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Another chapter, 'Bad Words', discusses how verbal injury (or so-called 'hate speech') operates - what it is to be the bad speaker oneself, and how its effects may be countered. Lecercle's chapters use this as a framework for developing a philosophy of language which stresses naming, interpellation, wounding, disconnection, and the powerful impersonality of language. Lecercle examines the relation between language and psyche, and the violence of language, and gives a new critique of Chomsky - offering a new understanding of language as both historical and immediately political and collective."--BOOK JACKET
War in the nursery : theories of the child and mother by Denise Riley ( Book )
7 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The language, discourse, society reader ( Book )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For twenty-five years, the Language, Discourse, Society series has been at the forefront of multidisciplinary studies, publishing books on topics ranging from biology to aesthetics, sociology to literary criticism, philosophy to art history. The Language, Discourse, Society Reader offers a representative selection of material from those books to give a valuable overview of the work of the series. That work has been concerned both with formal analysis and historical explanation, with both social theory and the study of language, and concerned with showing the necessary interrelations of the separate disciplines for the understanding of the complex reality of different objects of study. The title of the series was, and is, the recognition of this: language, discourse and society are to be grasped together in an interdependence and interaction within which they are neither to be held separate nor run into one another regardless of their specificity. The founding ambition of the series, as the Editors make clear and examine in their introduction to the Reader, was to argue for and develop such an approach. It is that argument and that development which this Reader sets out and exemplifies
Dry air by Denise Riley ( Book )
4 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poets on writing : Britain, 1970-1991 ( Book )
7 editions published between 1962 and 1992 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected poems by Denise Riley ( Book )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poets on writing : Britain, 1970-91 ( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Penguin modern poets by Douglas Oliver ( Book )
4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mop mop Georgette by Denise Riley ( )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mop mop Georgette : new and selected poems, 1986-1993 by Denise Riley ( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dry air by Denise Riley ( )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marxism for infants by Denise Riley ( Book )
2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four falling by Denise Riley ( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stair spirit by Denise Riley ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dry air by Denise Riley ( )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Time lived, without its flow by Denise Riley ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This essay reflects on how perceptions of time may be altered after the sudden death of a child, and why inhabiting this sharply new temporality stops one's habitual modes of telling. Neither tearful memoir nor testament of hope, the essay charts a vivid experience of such a suspended time and discovers an unsuspected intimacy between time and language. Although a life inside this "arrested" time resists being described, it is neither exceptional or pathological; to outlive one's child is historically common enough. But, because of this felt suspension of the usual flow of time which enables narration, it leaves few literary traces"--Publisher's Web site
No fee by Denise Riley ( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Riley, E. M. Denise, 1948-
Languages
English (113)
Thai (1)
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