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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ernst van Alphen; Mieke Bal; C E Smith
|ISBN:||9780804758277 0804758271 9780804763028 080476302X|
|Description:||xii, 338 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Part I: Sincerity as subjectivity effect. "Why do you tear me from Myself?" : torture, truth, and the arts of the Counter-Reformation / Jane Taylor ; Melody and monotone : performing sincerity in republican France / Katherine Bergeron ; The irreconcilability of hypocrisy and sincerity / Frans-Willem Korsten ; The rhetoric of justification : the preponderance of decisions over rules / Carel Smith ; Must we (NOT) mean what we say? : seriousness and sincerity in the work of J.L. Austin and Stanley Cavell / Hent de Vries --
Part II: Declining sincerity. Can the subaltern confess? : Pasolini, Gramsci, Foucault, and the deployment of sexuality / Cesare Casarino ; Like a dog : narrative and confession in J.M. Coetzee's Disgrace and The lives of animals / Yasco Horsman ; Putting sincerity to work : acquiescence and refusal in postfordist art / David McNeill ; When sincerity fails : literatures of migration and the emblematic labor of personhood / Leslie A. Adelson --
Part III: Sincerity as a media effect. A feeling of insincerity : politics, ventriloquy, and the dialectics of gesture in mediality / Jill Bennet ; Derrida on film : staging spectral sincerity / Michael Bachmann ; Documenting September 11th : trauma and the (im)possibility of sincerity / Alison Young ; Being Angela Merkel / Maaike Bleeker ; "Saying everything" and affected self-disclosure in the works of Reinaldo Arenas and Hervé Guibert / Reindert Dhondt.
|Series Title:||Cultural memory in the present.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Ernst van Alphen, Mieke Bal, and Carel Smith.|
"This brilliantly conceived and well-executed volume combines the surprising and the obvious in the very best way: there is, to my knowledge, no existing significant body of contemporary critical