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Indeed, chapter six brilliantly develops this concept, which is defined in the context of historiographic metafiction and in relation to two novels, Daniel Kehlmann's Measuring the World and Thomas Pynchon's Mason & Dixon.
Indeed, Neujahr goes on to say that the merger of mantic and historiographic material shared by the Akkadian texts and Judean texts like Daniel and 1 Enoch arises out of a similar sociological setting, namely native populations challenging outside oppressors (p.
6) Morgan's survey of Heliodorus' 'historiographic pose' identifies mannerisms, such as authorial uncertainty, particularly inclusion of alternative explanations for events, and the use of ecphrases and excursus, which give the Aethiopica an historiographic framing.
It is this use of actual rather than fictional characters as middlemen that makes The Kindly Ones into a piece of historiographic metafiction.
Likewise, echoing the current historiographic trend that sees Judaism and Christianity as evolving and adapting within the Islamic oikoumene, Dadoyan discerns layers of syncretization, especially in the appearance of dissident movements and heretical groups.
According to Norman, the neo-segregation narrative is a characteristically historiographic, creatively imagined cultural document that attempts to expose "systems of exclusion and disenfranchisement today" (3), and thereby to disrupt ascendant, deceptive nationalist narratives of equal opportunity at last achieved.
The question arises, therefore, of whether it is more accurate to read The Interpretation of Murder as a historical novel, or, in fact, a work of historiographic metafiction.
This interesting collection of articles about the nature and practice of female rule complicates this historiographic perspective by offering students significant examples of women's continuing political influence into the seventeenth century.
Kohlke 155; Llewellyn 196-97; Kaplan 111-15) some of the characteristic traits of postmodern historiographic metafiction.
While neither a historiographic nor contextualized study, Women Gallerists is a worthwhile introduction to some of the businesswomen that have shaped and continue to shape the commercial global art scene.
If nothing else these iconic projects suggest how healthy the field of theatre history is, and also how fundamentally the use of digitization, computerization, and our lengthy engagement with both early history and historiographic theory have helped to shape and re-shape the ways in which we are continually rewriting the history of the Elizabethan and Jacobean "theatre," whether be this we refer to traditional play-making on the public stages or the broader sense of ceremonial and spectacle that infused the larger culture.
When there are the excellent, concise historiographic surveys by Mary Mansfield in The Humiliation of Sinners: Public Penance in Thirteenth-Century France ([Ithaca, N.
Participants heard a combination of research papers arising from the newly-accessible wealth of plays and discussions of the historiographic and archival issues and new conceptions which arose from the work itself.
But its first contribution must be considered from a historiographic perspective.
Yet there are few direct references to the catastrophic events of 1306, even in Jewish liturgical and historiographic texts, where one would expect to find them.