Ugly Feelings

It thus seems fitting to close this book with a few remarks on some implications of the asymmetrical fates, in late twentiethcentury literary theory, of “desire” and this ugly feeling par excellence, which Kant highlights in the ...

Ugly Feelings

Ngai mobilizes the aesthetics of unprestigious negative affects such as irritation, envy, and disgust to investigate not only ideological and representational dilemmas in literature--with a particular focus on those inflected by gender and race--but also blind spots in contemporary literary and cultural criticism. Her work maps a major intersection of literary studies, media and cultural studies, feminist studies, and aesthetic theory.

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Ugly Feelings
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Sianne NGAI
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-06-30 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

Ngai mobilizes the aesthetics of unprestigious negative affects such as irritation, envy, and disgust to investigate not only ideological and representational dilemmas in literature--with a particular focus on those inflected by gender and race--but also blind spots in contemporary literary and cultural criticism. Her work maps a major intersection of
On the Politics of Ugliness
Language: en
Pages: 433
Authors: Sara Rodrigues, Ela Przybylo
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-29 - Publisher: Springer

Ugliness or unsightliness is much more than a quality or property of an individual’s appearance—it has long functioned as a social category that demarcates access to social, cultural, and political spaces and capital. The editors of and authors in this collection harness intersectional and interdisciplinary approaches in order to examine
The Ugly Feeling
Language: en
Pages: 38
Authors: Bea L. Hines
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-16 - Publisher: Dorrance Publishing

The Ugly Feeling By: Bea L. Hines Illustrated By: Mary Anne Holliday It’s not a happy feeling. It’s a feeling that makes you walk away and act mean to your friends—even when they’re kind. It’s called the UGLY FEELING. You wish you could smile and be happy for your friends
Sami Art and Aesthetics
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Svein Aamold, Ulla AngkjAer Jorgensen, Elin Haugdal
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-12-31 - Publisher: Aarhus Universitetsforlag

During the last five decades we have witnessed an increase in activity among artists identifying themselves as Sami, the only recognised indigenous people of Scandinavia. At the same time, art and duodji (traditional Sami art and craft) have been organized and institutionalized, not least by the Sami artists themselves. Sami
Forms of Emotion
Language: en
Pages: 266
Authors: Peta Tait
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-29 - Publisher: Routledge

Forms of Emotion analyses how drama, theatre and contemporary performance present emotion and its human and nonhuman diversity. This book explores the emotions, emotional feelings, mood, and affect, which make up a spectrum of ‘emotion’, to illuminate theatrical knowledge and practice and reflect the distinctions and debates in philosophy, neuroscience,