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  1. Angela B. Moorjani (2000). Beyond Fetishism and Other Excursions in Psychopragmatics. St. Martin's Press.score: 870.0
    Do the meanings of the innumerable fetish-signs appearing in recent artworks depend on the senders' intentions? Is the meaning of postfeminist glamour the celebration of femininity that its practitioners tout to counter ersatz macho posturing? To fully examine and clarify these and other issues involving gender, postcolonial, and artistic otherness, this book argues for a more adequate view of performativity than presently available from speech-act theory and certain strains of linguistic pragmatics. In drawing simultaneously on Charles Sander Peirce’s pragmatic analysis (...)
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  2. Angela B. Moorjani (1992). The Aesthetics of Loss and Lessness. St. Martin's Press.score: 870.0
    This text probes the psychic and social roots of artistic scenarios of loss. Demonstrating that artistic activity is inextricably bonded to imaginary scripts of bereavement and these in turn to patterns of social dominance, the author argues in favor of an "aesthetics of lessness" that is, postmodern resistance to imaginary inscriptions of grief and their misogynist sequels. The book draws on psychoaesthetics, discourse theory and feminist social critiques to analyse literary visual figurations of loss. Included in its analysis of the (...)
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  3. Angela Moorjani (1994). Peirce and Psychopragmatics. Semiotics:51-63.score: 240.0
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  4. Nicholas Fotion & Boris Kashnikov (2009). Frederick Beiser. Schiller as Philosopher: A Re-Examination (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008), Xiii+ 283 Pp. Ł19. 99 Paper. Aaron Ben-Ze'ev and Ruhama Goussinsky. In the Name of Love: Romantic Ideology and Its Victims (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008), Xvii+ 278 Pp. Ł19. 95 Cloth. Linda Ben-Zvi and Angela Moorjani, Eds. Beckett at 100: Revolving It All (Oxford: Oxford. [REVIEW] The European Legacy 14 (2):249-252.score: 120.0
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