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Compelling Confessions

Author : Suzanne Diamond
ISBN : 9781611470437
Genre : Social Science
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Compelling Confessions is a collection of essays whose shared purpose is to offer an accessible interdisciplinary exploration of the social dynamics behind confessional discourse. As the contributors to this volume demonstrate, confession is ubiquitous in contemporary culture, not only within psychological or therapeutic frameworks or literary analysis, but also in internet discussion groups, in the criminal justice system, in political rhetoric, in so-called 'reality' and interview-style television programming, in writing pedagogy and, increasingly, in the testimonial strain observable in contemporary scholarship.

The Art Of Confession

Author : Christopher Grobe
ISBN : 9781479839599
Genre : Performing Arts
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The story of a new style of art—and a new way of life—in postwar America: confessionalism. What do midcentury “confessional” poets have in common with today’s reality TV stars? They share an inexplicable urge to make their lives an open book, and also a sense that this book can never be finished. Christopher Grobe argues that, in postwar America, artists like these forged a new way of being in the world. Identity became a kind of work—always ongoing, never complete—to be performed on the public stage. The Art of Confession tells the history of this cultural shift and of the movement it created in American art: confessionalism. Like realism or romanticism, confessionalism began in one art form, but soon pervaded them all: poetry and comedy in the 1950s and ’60s, performance art in the ’70s, theater in the ’80s, television in the ’90s, and online video and social media in the 2000s. Everywhere confessionalism went, it stood against autobiography, the art of the closed book. Instead of just publishing, these artists performed—with, around, and against the text of their lives. A blend of cultural history, literary criticism, and performance theory, The Art of Confession explores iconic works of art and draws surprising connections among artists who may seem far apart, but who were influenced directly by one another. Studying extraordinary art alongside ordinary experiences of self-betrayal and -revelation, Christopher Grobe argues that a tradition of “confessional performance” unites poets with comedians, performance artists with social media users, reality TV stars with actors—and all of them with us. There is art, this book shows, in our most artless acts.

Vocal Projections

Author : Maria Pramaggiore
ISBN : 9781501331275
Genre : Performing Arts
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Vocal Projections: Voices in Documentary examines a previously neglected topic in the field of documentary studies: the political, aesthetic, and affective functions that voices assume. On topics ranging from the celebrity voice over to ventriloquism, from rockumentary screams to feminist vocal politics, these essays demonstrate myriad ways in which voices make documentary meaning beyond their expository, evidentiary and authenticating functions. The international range of contributors offers an innovative approach to the issues relating to voices in documentary. While taking account of the existing paradigm in documentary studies pioneered by Bill Nichols, in which voice is equated with political rhetoric and subjective representation, the contributors move into new territory, addressing current and emerging research in voice, sound, music and posthumanist studies.

Short Story

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105132700993
Genre : Literature
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Mccormick On Evidence

Author : Charles Tilford McCormick
ISBN : UCAL:B4346234
Genre : Delil
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Examination of Witnesses; Admission and Exclusion; Competency; Privilege: Common Law and Statutory; Privilege: Constitutional; Relevancy and Its Counterweights; Demonstrative Evidence; Writings; Hearsay Rule and its Exceptions; Judicial Notes; Burden of Proof and Presumptions; Administrative Evidence.

West S California Reporter

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Reports Of Cases Determined In The Supreme Court Of The State Of California 3d Series

Author : California. Supreme Court
ISBN : UCAL:B4002213
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Beyond Feminist Aesthetics

Author : Rita Felski
ISBN : 0091740983
Genre : Social Science
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Reports Of Cases Determined In The Supreme Court Of The State Of California

Author : California. Supreme Court
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Genre : Law reports, digests, etc
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Understanding Psychology

Author : Robert Stephen Feldman
ISBN : 0070205310
Genre : Psychology
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Students First. "Understanding Psychology" is written around the philosophy that an effective textbook must be oriented to students-- informing them, engaging them, exciting them about the field, and expanding their intellectual capabilities-- because when students understand psychology, they learn psychology. No matter what brings students into the introductory course and regardless of their initial motivation, "Understanding Psychology," Eighth Edition, draws students into the field and stimulate their thinking. This revision integrates a variety of elements that foster students'understanding of psychology and its impact on their everyday lives. It also provides instructors with a fully integrated supplements package to objectively gauge their students'mastery of psychology's key principles and concepts and to create dynamic lectures.

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