Mosaic (Winnipeg)

Mosaic, subtitled A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature, is a scholarly journal that covers interdisciplinary studies and literary criticism. Founded in October of 1967, Mosaic prints this journal quarterly. Mosaic covers the topic of literature. The Editor is Dr. Dawne McCance.

Articles from Vol. 34, No. 3, September

American Literary Realism and the Problem of Trompe l'Oeil Painting
Much recent new historical criticism of American literary realism has relied on a metaphorics of vision: the realist aim for objectivity promulgates an ideology of transcendence and distance, as the realist assumes a false position "above" or "outside"...
"Bodily Charm": An Interview with Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon
DM Linda and Michael, let me say how pleased I am to be able to talk with you for a few minutes about Bodily Charm: Living Opera. I'd like to begin by discussing the book as a work, an important work, in cultural history of the body. What I take to...
Introduction
In her 1991 book Splitting Images: Contemporary Canadian Ironies, Linda Hutcheon discusses Geoff Miles's Foreign Relations: Re-W/riting a Narrative in Parts as a work that evokes, not the gaze, but the glance, the glance askance. Miles's work is a...
Metaphors for Suffering: Antjie Krog's Country of My Skull
Earth, Guts--I don't know what metaphors to use to describe the process by which I'm making my own metaphors for suffering. --Nadine Gordimer, Burger's Daughter According to Antonio Gramsci, political crises give rise to "incurable structural...
Oral Methods: Pathologizing the Deaf "Speaker"
Western discourse incorporates the deaf body metaphorically (usually to designate a moral or physical lack), while excluding actual deaf people from fully participating in the very discourse that identifies and situates them. Historically, medical...
Sartre/Reage
An infamous French novel appeared in June 1954. The plot can be summarized as follows: A young woman is taken by her lover to a chateau in the suburbs of Paris, where she is trained in the art of obedience. The woman repeatedly consents to all that...
The Prison in the Arcade: A Carceral Diagram of Consumer Space
As a result of the need throughout Europe to address spatial problems in metropolises that were still medieval in design--congestion, poor sanitation, and a demand for consumer spaces to satisfy a growing middle class--a surge around the 1830s of a...
The Waste Land, Liminoid Phenomena, and the Confluence of Dada
In her recent article about early-twentieth-century art, Nancy Hargrove reverses Harold Bloom's famous phrase to argue that this art demonstrates not an "anxiety of influence" but a "synergy of influence" (83). Hargrove explores the synergistic manner...
Tom Phillips: Treating and Translating
My poor little book very rich for eyes --Cover text, A Humument A Welsh polymath living in London, an Oxford-trained linguist and translator of Dante's Inferno, with a version for video and A TV Dante (the first eight cantos with Peter Greenaway,...
Translating from Language to Image in Bill Forsyth's Housekeeping
Marilynne Robinson's novel Housekeeping is as much about narration and language as it is about transience and fluid boundaries. In fact, it is precisely through a narrative that mixes past and present, dream and reality, that Robinson suggests how...
"We Haven't Left the Body": An Interview with Mary Ann Caws
DM It's the name of your book, The Surrealist Look, that might give us a place to start. Can we talk for a minute about this look; this male look, this male looking at the female, always the female as body and as a body-in-parts, dressed or undressed?...
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