Hence his valorization of inscriptive
and auditory tropes over maternal and spatial tropes (2006, p.
The former, again, connotes the inscription of individuals within broader inscriptive
discourses and practices while the latter is the affective identity supplementing these depersonalised regimes of power.
Such an assumption on Clarke's part demonstrates, once again, how women's bodies were both a site of intervention and also an inscriptive
surface "on which laws, morality, values, [and] power [were] inscribed" (Grosz 1995, 33).
The most important element in the interior of the mosque is the mihrab, which is made of finely carved and sculptured marble, with a stalactite niche and a double inscriptive
panel above it.
She explicates the Virgilian inscriptive
pun on versus, which in the Georgies can designate "both the furrows of the field and the lines of verse on the page" (1), informing her reader that Virgil's double sense of versus results in books that are "as much about the tending of words as they are about agriculture and other forms of terraculture; they are concerned not only with words (verba) as bearers of things (res) but also with words as things, exerting friction within representation and requiring labor and care.
At the same time, such an institutional framework also channels and filters various types of regulation, feedback and potential critique to which a global inscriptive
practice is exposed.
shall consider electronic, hard copy inscriptive
and verbal information.
The short-lived genre of the 1920s Rebus-Film, Paul Leni's animated cross-word puzzles that opened and closed some of the early matinee sessions in Berlin, invites comparisons with Nabokov's lifelong fascination with ciphers, secret codes, esoteric inscriptive
combinations involving hidden patterns.
, or reinscriptive, dimension--something Shakespeare evokes repeatedly in his threshold scenes--arises because the social field isn't a mutual space, a world, or even a collectivity, it's an infinitude in relation to which any claim to descriptive exteriority becomes the measure of a renewed absorption.
This leads into an analysis of works of graphic fiction (specifically those of Ben Katchor, Luc and Fracois Schuite, Leo Leonhard and Otto Jagersberg), which Sussman reads as a weather map of inscriptive
possibilities from one historical moment or epistemological configuration to another--as he explains, in Leonhard and Jagersberg's Russel in Komikland, for example, Hieronymus Bosch's apocalyptic landscapes are combined with the gaudy colours of contemporary advertising (Sussman 2011: 79).
Here and there, humans are selected, grouped, and prejudged according to hidden/de-individualised 'scientific' schemes of bodily normality/a-normality grounded on race, gender, (dis)ability and class normative presuppositions and inscriptive
categories (or infrastructural normativities).
One particularly instructive form of inscriptive
practice is the movement notation designed by Rudolf von Laban (1971): whereas other forms of notation attempt to show what a dancer looks like to an external audience, Laban sought to represent the forces internal to the performers themselves, designing a set of instructions on how to achieve a form rather than simply describe what it looks like.
While sensory ethnography no doubt privileges the sensitivity (or receptiveness) of human bodies, Pink's discussion of the relationality of bodies and contexts clears the way for an ethnography of "things" (Bennett, 2010) alert to the inscriptive
force of objects, spaces, and "actants" in the organization of social life.
Central to this investigation is the interplay of the signature and the inscriptive
practices that help to call forth and call away the subject that the signature endeavors to name.
or commemorative value of mourning as the belated experience of trauma within the Canadian context is the centre of the article by Elodie Rousselot, "Turmoil, Trauma, and Mourning in Jane Urquhart's The Whirlpool" Rousselot revises the use of postmodern techniques in the novel in order to debunk the biased presentation of traumatic events in Victorian literature.