The Resource "I am because you are" : relationality in the works of Siri Hustvedt, Christine Marks

"I am because you are" : relationality in the works of Siri Hustvedt, Christine Marks

Label
"I am because you are" : relationality in the works of Siri Hustvedt
Title
"I am because you are"
Title remainder
relationality in the works of Siri Hustvedt
Statement of responsibility
Christine Marks
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"I am because you are" is a key passage in 'What I Loved' (2003), contemporary American writer Siri Hustvedt's third novel, and a recurring motif throughout both her fictional and nonfictional work. This volume examines relational identity formation in her writing, especially the relationship between self and other in photography and painting, the transgression of corporeal boundaries in hysteria and anorexia, and the effects of losing attachment figures on personal identity. Hustvedt reveals identity as a complex product of conscious and unconscious interconnections within the social and biol
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
152.4
Index
no index present
LC call number
BF533
LC item number
.M375 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
American Studies - A Monograph Series
Series volume
v. 244
Label
"I am because you are" : relationality in the works of Siri Hustvedt, Christine Marks
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Table of Contents; 1. Introduction; 2. Encountering the Other: Philosophies of Intersubjectivity ; 2.1 Desire, Recognition, and the Master-Slave Stage: Siri Hustvedt and G.W.F.; 2.2 Dialogism: The Other as Complementation of the Self; 2.2.1 The Between, I-It, and I-You Relations: Martin Buber's Philosophy of of Dialogue; 2.2.2 Discourse and the Other: M.M. Bakhtin's Dialogical Principle; 2.3 Intersubjective Phenomenology: Embodiment as the Basis for Self-Other Relations; 2.3.1 Monadic Selves, Proprioception, and Intersubjective Community: Edmund Husserl's Fifth Cartesian Meditation
  • 2.3.2 Co-Existence and Reciprocity: Maurice Merleau-Ponty's Concept of Embodied Intersubjectivity2.4 The Face-to-Face Encounter and the Mystery of the Other: Emmanuel Levinas's Ethical Subjectivity; 3 Seeing on the Threshold: Self-Other Relations, Vision, and Visual Art in Siri Hustvedt's Works; 3.1 The Self as a Hole in Vision: Subjectivity and the Gaze of the Other; 3.1.1 Jacques Lacan: The Specular Subject; 3.1.2 Jean-Paul Sartre's Theory of Vision and Subjectivity; 3.1.3 M.M. Bakhtin: Vision and Consummation
  • 3.1.4 Alienation and Photographic Misrepresentation in Siri Hustvedt's The Blindfold and Other Works3.2 Moving toward the Other: Intersubjective Modes of Vision; 3.2.1 Voyeuristic Tendencies in Siri Hustvedt's Writing: The Pleasure of the Look; 3.2.2 Painting as a Medium of Dialogue in Siri Hustvedt's Intersubjective Vision of Art; 4 Identity and the Boundaries of the Body: Hysteria and Anorexia Nervosa in Siri Hustvedt's Writing; 4.1 Boundaries of the Body; 4.2 The Self as a Reflection of the Other's Desire: Hysteria; 4.3 Closing the Self Down: The Anorexic Struggle against the Open Body
  • 5 When the Other Goes Missing: Attachment, Loss, and Grief in Siri Hustvedt's Writing5.1 Relational Psychoanalysis: Attachment and Loss; 5.1.1 Mother-Child Relations and Intersubjective Psychoanalysis; 5.1.2 D.W. Winnicott: Holding, Mirroring, Playing, and the False Self ; 5.1.3 John Bowlby's Attachment Theory; 5.1.4 Hustvedt's Application of Relational Psychoanalysis; 5.2 Loss and Grief in What I Loved and The Sorrows of an American; 5.2.1 What I Loved: When Death Parts Self and Other; 5.2.2 The Sorrows of an American: Talking to Ghosts; 6. Conclusion; 7. Works Cited
Control code
ocn878147510
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (247 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783825374259
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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.b30330300
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)878147510
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