Modernism as Gesture: The Experience of Music, Samuel Beckett, and Performed Bewilderment
作者: Ronald Schleifer
刊名: Criticism, 2019, Vol.61 (1)
来源数据库: Wayne State University Press
原始语种摘要: This paper examines gesture in music and literature—it presents a “theory of gesture”—culminating in a close analysis of Samuel Beckett’s Not I in the contexts of psychology and neurology. It examines gesture in relation to music, free indirect discourse in literary texts (with Joyce as example), speech-act theory, and Beckett’s play as it was performed for television. In the course of its argument, it analyzes the neurobiology of gesture and signaling—from studies in cognitive psychology, evolutionary biology, and semiotics—in the context of what Colin MacCabe, following Eugene Jolas, calls “the revolution of the word” in literary modernism. In its detailed argument, it focuses on the “performativity” of modernist literary arts by examining literary texts—from Joyce and Beckett—in...
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  • 自变量 符号语言字
  • gesture 手势
  • music 音乐
  • popular 普及
  • course 航向
  • speech 演说
  • literary 文献
  • close 接近
  • relation 关系
  • semiotics 符号语言字
  • argument 符号语言字