Mood, Provisionality, and Planetarity in Mary Wollstonecraft’s A Short Residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark
作者: Enit Karafili Steiner
刊名: Criticism, 2019, Vol.61 (1)
来源数据库: Wayne State University Press
原始语种摘要: This essay reads Mary Wollstonecraft’s A Short Residence in Sweden, Norway and Denmark (1796) alongside Gayatri Spivak’s concept of planetarity and Martin Heidegger’s phenomenology of mood. The essay suggests that A Short Residence educates readers in a planetary mindset by conveying a correspondence between two positions: an involuntary and a reflected orientation towards the earth and its human and non- human forms. Mood inscribes provisionality as a method that lends elasticity to Wollstonecraft’s cosmopolitan philosophy, bequeathing to this philosophy the obligation and capacity to generate its own revisions and critique. This method, or way of being and writing about being, can be understood as training, in Spivak’s words, to “planet-feel” and “planet-think.” Provisionality as both...
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  • Norway 挪威
  • anticipate 预期
  • narrator 讲解员
  • obligation 义务
  • alongside 船边
  • understood 明白
  • impart 给予
  • planet 行星
  • words 文字
  • essay 论文