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Minneapolis: U Minnesota P, . ———. The Writing of History. Trans. Tom Conley. New York: Columbia UP, . Kolodny, Annette. The Lay of the Land: Metaphor as Experience and History in American Life and Letters. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, . Metz, Christian. The Imaginary Signifier: Psychoanalysis and the Cinema. Trans. Celia Britton, et al. Bloomington: Indiana UP, . Mulvey, Laura.  (): –. Nadel, Alan. Containment Culture: American Narratives, Postmodernism, and the Atomic Age.

Although he appears to actualize several dimensions of this overdetermined concept, Metz tacitly reifies rhetoric both insofar as its second definition adjoins its first and insofar as its third definition is effaced, in the last analysis, by other aspects of his theory. Building on this analysis, Chisholm surveys work that draws from Metz and/or rhetorical theory to suggest ways we might better define the range and scope of rhetoric as ideological inquiry. In “Temptation as Taboo: A Psychorhetorical Reading of The Last Temptation of Christ,” Martin J.

Having planted the flag, having penetrated the unmapped region, having named what he has mounted and penetrated, the unmapped site becomes his. It becomes his, moreover, only because his actions are authorized by the name of a nation or monarch, in other words, by a historiography that seals and gives sovereignty to the borders of the colonizer’s origin so that that historiography may open the borders of the unmapped space to the narrative of the colonizer’s destiny. This narrative, known generically as the quest, has longstanding status in Western discourse and is requisite to our understanding of romance, as Wlad Godzich succinctly explains: Western thought has always thematized the other as a threat to be reduced, as a potential same-to-be, a yet-not-same.

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