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cognitive estrangement

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A concept derived by Darko Suvin from Russian Formalism's notion of ostranenie and Bertolt Brecht's closely related (but Marx inflected) notion of the estrangement-effect in his...

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cognitive estrangement

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A concept derived by Darko Suvin from Russian Formalism's notion of ostranenie and Bertolt Brecht's closely related (but Marx inflected) notion of the estrangement-effect in his...

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cognitive estrangement

Ian Buchanan.

in A Dictionary of Critical Theory

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 134 words.

A concept derived by Darko Suvin from *Russian Formalism's notion of *ostranenie and Bertolt *Brecht's

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cognitive estrangement

Ian Buchanan.

in A Dictionary of Critical Theory

February 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 146 words.

A concept derived by Darko Suvin from *Russian Formalism’s notion of *ostranenie and Bertolt *Brecht’s closely related (but ...

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cognitive estrangement n

Edited by Jeff Prucher.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Science Fiction

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 248 words.

in part < Ger. verfremdung, “estrangement” or “alienation,” after dramatist Bertolt Brecht's concept of verfremdungseffekt the effect brought on

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Science Fiction

Jane Donawerth.

in The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States

January 1995; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Women's Writing). 1656 words.

Since its origin, women have written science fiction—fiction depending on cognitive estrangement derived from an imagined alteration in science and

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Utopianism

Philip E. Wegner.

in The Oxford Handbook of Science Fiction

November 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 5708 words.

Utopianism is fundamental to science fiction. The narrative utopia contributes SF’s materialist orientation, a fact underscored by Darko Suvin’s notions of cognitive estrangement and the...

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Beyond Techno-Orientalism

Baryon Tensor Posadas.

in Dis-Orienting Planets

April 2017; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 6932 words.

In “Beyond Techno-Orientalism: Virtual Worlds and Identity Tourism in Japanese Cyberpunk,” Baryon Tensor Posadas demonstrates how the impact of techno-Orientalism on Japanese SF opens up an...

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Science Fiction in the United States

Gerry Canavan.

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English

February 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 7960 words.

This chapter examines the development of science fiction as a genre of American literature in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It first considers the difficulty involved...

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Overcoming the Trauma of Your Motor Vehicle Accident

Edward J. Hickling and Edward B. Blanchard.

May 2006; p ublished online April 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy. 120 pages.

Written by the creators of an empirically supported cognitive-behavioral therapy program, this Workbook includes all the information necessary for a client to learn the appropriate skills...

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Utopian Reasoning in Mercier’s L’An 2440 and Madden’s Memoirs of the Twentieth Century

Karin Kukkonen.

in A Prehistory of Cognitive Poetics

May 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psycholinguistics. 7948 words.

After the previous chapter’s focus on the spatial dimension of the unities, this chapter turns to a discussion of their temporal dimension through a comparison of two eighteenth-century...

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estrangement-effect

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

Bertolt Brecht's term (also sometimes translated as alienation-effect) for the moment in a work of art when that which used to appear natural suddenly appears historical, when that which...

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ostranenie

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

A central concept in Russian Formalism's attempt to describe and define what constitutes literaturnost (literariness). A neologism, it implies two kinds of actions: making strange, and...

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The International Law of Recognition: A Reply to Emmanuelle Tourme-Jouannet

Jean d’Aspremont.

in European Journal of International Law

May 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 4118 words.

This brief article, in offering a critical evaluation of Emmanuelle Tourme-Jouannet’s fascinating project on the Law of Recognition, provides some critical remarks on the anthropomorphic...

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The Self, Modern Civilization, and International Law: Learning from Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi’s Hind Swaraj or Indian Home Rule

B.S. Chimni.

in European Journal of International Law

November 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 7635 words.

The article offers some reflections on Gandhi’s seminal anti-imperialist text Hind Swaraj (1909). I discuss elements of Gandhi’s critique of modern civilization, noting his...

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Values in Practice: Dilemmas and Deliberations of Israeli Human Rights Organizations

Noam Hofstadter.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 12345 words.

The article identifies interesting connections between the organizational values of activists in Israeli human rights organizations, their concepts of human rights activism, and their...

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