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On (Not) Being Milton: Tony Harrison’s Liminal Voice
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016-11-23)
The paper examines the relation between poetic identity, whose ongoing construction remains one of the most persistently reoccurring themes of Harrison’s work, and the liminal position occupied by the speaker of Harrison’s ...
“The Most Photographed Barn in America”: Simulacra of the Sublime in American Art and Photography
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2018-10-29)
The photographers who collect at the Moulton Barn are themselves consciously working within this tradition, and turning themselves into do-it-yourself “artist-seers.” They are the creators, not the slaves of the simulacrum.
“But what a place / to put a piano”: Nostalgic Objects in Robert Minhinnick’s "Diary of the Last Man"
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2019)
In 2003, Martin Rees referred to the present as “mankind’s final century.” A few years later, Slavoj Žižek wrote that humankind is heading towards “apocalyptic zero-point,” when the ecological crisis will most probably ...
“Being Human”: Edward Bond’s Theories of Drama
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017-10-25)
The terms of Bond’s theory are Manichean (innocent-corrupt, autonomous-ideologized etc.). His arguments are based in the assumption that there is a fundamental “humanity” that exists prior to socialization. In fact, the ...