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Scripting the Black Masculine Body: Identity, Discourse, and Racial Politics ... - Page 1
by Ronald L. Jackson II - 2006 - 189 pages
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From Blessing to Violence: History and Ideology in the Circumcision Ritual ...

Maurice Bloch - Social Science - 1986 - 214 pages
...misrepresentations of the world that legitimate exploitation; thus Althusser in a brilliant essay defines it as a 'representation of the imaginary relationship of...individuals to their real conditions of existence'. The function of ideology for him is to ensure the reproduction of the relations of production and it...
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The Social History of Language

Peter Burke, Roy Porter - History - 1987 - 219 pages
...a part of ideology, defining this slippery term in the words of the philosopher Louis Althusser as a representation of the imaginary relationship of individuals to their real conditions of existence. 57 Others, unhappy with this sharp distinction between the 'real' and the 'imaginary', might prefer...
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Ideology and Classic American Literature

Sacvan Bercovitch - Literary Criticism - 1986 - 451 pages
...unconscious is eternal, Althusser proposes that "ideology is eternal," that is, always there as the " 'representation' of the imaginary relationship of individuals to their real conditions of existence. " Reflecting a radical transformation in conceptions of reality itself and in the role of language...
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From the New Criticism to Deconstruction: The Reception of Structuralism and ...

Art Berman - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 331 pages
...himself comes to perceive it, is, then, an artificial construction, language in the shape of ideology. Ideology is a "representation of the imaginary relationship...individuals to their real conditions of existence" (162; emphasis added), to the "real relations in which they they live" (165). Since ideology "has the...
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The New Historicism

Harold Aram Veeser - Criticism - 1989 - 317 pages
...York and London: Monthly Review Press, 1971), 127-86. According to Althusser's well-known formulation, "Ideology is a 'Representation' of the Imaginary Relationship...Individuals to their Real Conditions of Existence," which "Interpellates Individuals as Subjects" (162, 170). Althusser's theories of Ideology and the...
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Inwardness and Existence: Subjectivity In/and Hegel, Heidegger, Marx, and Freud

Walter Albert Davis - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 425 pages
...taught to employ in constituting myself as a subject. Ideology may thus be most meaningfully denned as a representation of the imaginary relationship of individuals to their real conditions of existence. Among its most important cultural formations are the discursive protocols of philosophy and the narrative...
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Chicano Narrative: The Dialectics of Difference

Ramón Saldívar - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 250 pages
...the course of this study, I rely mainly on Althusser's provisional definition of the ideological as "a 'representation' of the Imaginary relationship...individuals to their real conditions of existence" (1969, 162). For our purposes, we need retain but two features from this somewhat cryptic definition....
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Hausa Women in the Twentieth Century

Catherine M. Coles, Beverly Mack - History - 1991 - 310 pages
...Ideology, the Mass Media, and Women: A Study from Radio Kaduna, Nigeria Ideology has been defined as "a 'representation' of the imaginary relationship...to their real conditions of existence" (Althusser 1977:152). In other words, ideologies are the ideas and beliefs through which people make sense of...
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American Sublime: The Genealogy of a Poetic Genre

Rob Wilson - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 337 pages
...distance the reign of idealist "ideology" in their materia poetica. They are able, that is, to produce "a 'Representation' of the Imaginary Relationship of Individuals to their Real Conditions of Existence."26 As "illusion/ allusion," such representational structures of the sublime allow individual...
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Translations of Power: Narcissism and the Unconscious in Epic History

Elizabeth Jane Bellamy - History - 1992 - 261 pages
...inherent in Althusser's concept of interpellation, constituted by his landmark conception of ideology as a " 'representation' of the imaginary relationship...individuals to their real conditions of existence," 32 finds a model in the radical discontinuity between Lacan's (by now rather hopelessly clichéd) rubrics...
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