Hanneke Grootenboer specialises in the transhistorical
analysis of early-modern European visual culture, in particular of 17th-century Netherlands.
Underlying that transhistorical
scaffolding is a searing critique of the abandonment with which authors--like the ones of the real anthology Poemas de amor erotico (1972) through which Saenz came to life--assume their irresponsibility, condemning subsequent critics and readers who take hoaxes to be truthful.
The second, through a close reading of his oeuvre in its multiple contexts of production and reception, he develops a transhistorical
theoretical account of cinema's Copernican vocation, or the twinned capacities for potentially revolutionary scientific discovery and anthropocentric displacement.
Clifford Bob looks at how political forces use rights as rallying cries: Naturalizing novel claims as rights inherent in humanity, absolutizing them as trumps over rival interests or community concerns, universalizing them as transcultural and transhistorical
, and depoliticizing them as concepts beyond debate.
For the first time history and culture emerge as part, albeit only part, of Vicks s discussion, after having been, in the rest of the book, swept under the rug of a transhistorical
and immanent view of language and philosophy.
The second type, characteristic of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, "is precisely the reduction of Jewish difference from the empirical differences of the Law to its transhistorical
, originary quintessence of abstract firstness." Gans points to the replacement of the image of the Jew with the image of the mediator, which appears in mass consciousness as the embodiment of an unimaginable market system.
Best known for her monumental textile- and ceramics-based installation The Dinner Party, 1974-79, an austere and opulent mise-enscene for a speculative, transhistorical
summit of great women, the artist, you could say, is a master, or at least a supremely ambitious practitioner, of feminist fan fiction.
Ferrone's simple argument is that "the enemies of the Enlightenment" have invariably and mistakenly offered transhistorical
philosophical interpretations of it, though the "Enlightenment party" has correctly and carefully stressed context, emphasizing a historical reconstruction of the ideas, practices, and institutions of dix-huitieme Europe (xiv, xv).
These societies do not conceive of the passing of life and epochs as separate, yoked to a continuous profane time like our own, rather as regulated--following a transhistorical
model--by a series of archetypes that give all of their metaphysical value to human existence.
Their mysterious yet charged reanimations of the Italian artistic past anticipate Pater's queer sense of the Renaissance not as a specific time period, but as an enduring transhistorical
Therefore, the transhistorical
and transnational colonial texts Lezra uses form her chapters.