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ARTF 2127 Reading List

Keywords, 2020/21, Semester 1
Professor John Mowitt
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Armstrong, Nancy. “Introduction: The Politics of Domesticating Culture, Then and Now” and “Seduction and the Scene of Reading” from Desire and Domestic Fiction: A Political History of the Novel. New York: Oxford UP, 1987. 3-27; 203-213 (plus notes, 261-289)  

Benjamin, Walter. “The Flâneur” from Walter Benjamin: Selected Writings IV 1938-1940. Trans. Edmund Jephcott and Others. Eds. Howard Eiland and Michael Jennings. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2003. 18-83.

___. “Mickey Mouse” from Walter Benjamin: Selected Writings II 1927-1934. Trans. Rodney Livingstone and Others. Eds. Howard Eiland, Michael Jennings and Gary Smith. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1999. 545-546.

DeLillo, Don. White Noise. London: Penguin, 1985.

Derrida, Jacques. “The Pharmacy of Plato” from Dissemination. Trans. Barbara Johnson. Chicago: U Chicago P, 1972. 63-64.

Foucault, Michel. “The Mesh of Power” from Viewpoint Magazine (12 September 2012): 1-23. Available online

___. This is Not a Pipe. Trans. James Harkness. Berkeley: U California P, 1992. 15-18; 32-52 (plus notes, 60-63).

Freud, Sigmund. “The Moses of Michelangelo” in The Freud Reader. Ed. Peter Gay. London: Vintage, 1995. 522-539.

Ginzberg, Carlo. “Morelli, Freud and Sherlock Holmes: Clues and Scientific Method” from History Workshop 9 (spring 1980): 5-36.

Hall, Stuart. “On the Work of Representation” from Representation: Cultural Significations and Signifying Practices. Glasgow: SAGE P, 1997. 15-75.

___. “Signification, Representation, Ideology: Althusser and the Post-Structuralist Debate” from Critical Studies in Mass Communication 2:2 (June 1985): 91-114.  

Hansen, Miriam. “Mickey Maus” from Cinema and Experience. Berkeley: U California P, 2012. 163-182.

Howe, Nicholas. “Rome: Capital of Anglo-Saxon England” from Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 34:1 (winter 2004): 147-172.

Mitchell, W. J. T. “What do Pictures Really Want” from October 77 (summer 1996): 71-82.

Prater, Andreas. Venus at Her Mirror: Velázquez and the Art of Nude Painting. Munich: Prestal, 2002.

Read, Herbert. “The Nature of Revolutionary Art” from To Hell with Culture. London: Routledge Kegan Paul, 125-133.

Rodchenko, Alexander. “A Caution” from Photography in the Modern Era: Documents and Critical Writings 1913-1940. Ed. Christopher Phillips. New York: Aperture, 264-266. 

Schor, Naomi. “Fiction as Interpretation/Interpretation as Fiction” from Reading in Detail: Aesthetics and the Feminine. New York: Methuen, 1987. 120-130 (plus notes, 164-167).

___. “Displacement: The Case of Sigmund Freud” from Detail: Aesthetics and the Feminine (ibid.). 65-78.

Shklovsky, Victor. “Art as Technique” from Russian Formalist Criticism: Four Essays. Eds. Lee T. Lemon and Marion Reis. Lincoln: U Nebraska P, 1965. 3-24.

Warwick, Genevieve. “Looking in the Mirror of Renaissance Art” from Art History 39:2 (April 2016): 254-281.

This list was last updated on 04/08/2020