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actor-network theory

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

(ANT),

insists that researchers should refute all pre-given distinction between classes of possible actors, rejecting artificial divides such as local/global, agency/structure,...

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affect

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

A non-conscious, but intense, experience. Shouse (2005) MC J. 8, 6 explains that ‘feelings are personal and biographical, emotions are social, and affects are prepersonal’—in other words,...

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aphanisis

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

A term used in psychoanalysis to denote the disappearance of sexual desire. It was coined in 1927 by the Welsh psychoanalyst Ernest Jones (1879–1958) in his Papers on Psycho-Analysis (5th...

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Casal, Lourdes

Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Politics; Psychology; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1865 words.

Casal, Lourdes (5 Apr. 1938–1 Feb. 1981), poet, literary critic, social psychologist, and political activist, was born Lourdes Emilia Irene de la Caridad Casal y Valdés in Havana,...

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Clark, John (d. 1807), scholar of Scottish Gaelic literature and land agent

J. M. Rigg.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Education. 398 words.

Clark, John (d. 1807), scholar of Scottish Gaelic literature and land agent, was, in the astringent judgement of the Celtic scholar Alexander Macbain, 'James Macpherson's fellow Badenoch...

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Evershed [née Orr], Mary Acworth (1867–1949), astronomer and literary scholar

M. T. Brück.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 902 words.

Evershed [née Orr], Mary Acworth (1867–1949), astronomer and literary scholar, was born on 1 January 1867 at Plymouth Hoe, the fifth child and third daughter of Andrew Orr (d. 1870), an...

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Krutch, Joseph Wood

Paul N. Pavich.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Theatre; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1724 words.

Krutch, Joseph Wood (25 November 1893–22 May 1970), writer, was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, the son of Edward Waldemore Krutch, a businessman, and Adelaine Wood. From 1911 to 1915 he...

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Lyell, Charles (1769–1849), botanist and literary scholar

Anne Secord.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Botany. 504 words.

Lyell, Charles (1769–1849), botanist and literary scholar, was born on 7 March 1769 at Southampton Buildings, Holborn, London, the eldest son of Charles Lyell (1734–1796), naval officer,...

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phallocentric

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies — Psychology.

Focused on or obsessed with the phallus, or biased towards cultural assumptions of male dominance symbolized by the phallus.

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phantasmagoria

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

A fantastic or dreamlike sequence of real or imagined images. See also phantasticant. phantasmagoric or phantasmagorical adj. [From French phantasmagorie production of phantasms, from Greek null...

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