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Reading Boyishly

Roland Barthes, J. M. Barrie, Jacques Henri Lartigue, Marcel Proust, and D. W. Winnicott
  • 536 Pages
  • 2.62 MB
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Duke University Press
Literary studies: general, ART HISTORY & CRITICISM, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies/Feminist Theory, Gender Studies, General, Literary Criticism, Literature - Classics / Criticism, Boys, Boys in literature, Mothers and sons, Psych
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11422350M
ISBN 100822339625
ISBN 139780822339625

Reading Boyishly book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. An intricate text filled to the brim with connotations of desire, h /5. Praise “Reading Boyishly is a rewarding read with surprising insights into the lives of some very intriguing people.” — Simone O’Callaghan, Visual Studies “[A] beautiful, deeply pleasurable, and thought-provoking new book The first thing to be said about it is that it is a beautiful material object.

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An intricate text Reading Boyishly book to the brim with connotations of desire, home, and childhood—nests, food, beds, birds, fairies, bits of string, ribbon, goodnight kisses, appetites sated and denied—Reading Boyishly.

is a story of mothers and sons, loss and longing, writing and photography. In this homage to four boyish men and one boy—J. Barrie, Roland Barthes, Marcel Proust, D. Winnicott Cited by: Drawing attention to the interplay between writing and vision, Reading Boyishly is stuffed full with more than images.

At once delicate and powerful, the book is a meditation on the threads that unite mothers and sons and on the writers and artists who create from those threads art that captures an irretrievable past.

An intricate text filled to the brim with connotations of desire, home, and childhood—nests, food, beds, birds, fairies, bits of string, ribbon, goodnight kisses, appetites sated and denied—Reading Boyishly is a story of mothers and sons, loss and longing, writing and photography.

In this homage to four boyish men and one boy—J. Barrie, Roland Barthes, Marcel Proust, D. Winnicott Pages: Reading Boyishly: Roland Barthes, J.

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Barrie, Jacques Henri Lartigue, Marcel Proust, and D. Winnicott.2/5(1). J.M. BARRIE, ROLAND BARTHES, JACQUES HENRIE LARTIGUE, MARCEL PROUST AND D.W. WINNICOTT (Duke UP, ) "My book of the year is Reading Boyishly by Carol Mavor.

It touched something very deep in me about what it is to be a creative man." —Grayson Perry, Turner-Prize Winner, The Guardian "It is a sigh of relief, this. READING BOYISHLY. J.M. BARRIE, ROLAND BARTHES, JACQUES HENRIE LARTIGUE, MARCEL PROUST AND D.W. WINNICOTT (Duke UP, ) “My book of the year is Reading Boyishly by Carol Mavor.

It touched something very deep in me about what it is to be a creative man.” —Grayson Perry, Turner-Prize Winner, The Guardian. Reading Boyishly Reading Boyishly book an incredibly insightful, at times quite brilliant, book that defies the traditional separation of the academic from the personal.

Historians will find a great deal of penetrating analysis of these men and the boyish themes that dominated their lives and work. Get this from a library. Reading boyishly: Roland Barthes, J.M. Barrie, Jacques Henri Lartigue, Marcel Proust, and D.W.

Winnicott. [Carol Mavor] -- "An intricate text filled to the brim with connotations of desire, home, and childhood - nests, food, beds, birds, fairies, bits of string, ribbon, goodnight kisses, appetites sated and denied.

An intricate text filled to the brim with connotations of desire, home, and childhood—nests, food, beds, birds, fairies, bits of string, ribbon, goodnight kisses, appetites sated and denied—Reading Boyishly. is a story of mothers and sons, loss and longing, writing and photography. In this homage to four boyish men and one boy—J.

Barrie, Roland Barthes, Marcel Proust, D. Winnicott. A book that you expected to like but didn’t. Carol Mavor’s Reading Boyishly. Looked fascinating, but turned out to be enormously frustrating and annoying. I persisted for about pages and then gave up.

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Carol Mavor is Professor of Art History and Visual Studies at the University of Manchester. She is the author of Black and Blue: The Bruising Passion of Camera Lucida, La Jetée, Sans soleil, and Hiroshima mon amour; Reading Boyishly: Roland Barthes, J.

Barrie, Jacques Henri Lartigue, Marcel Proust, and D. Winnicott; Becoming: The Photographs of Clementina, Viscountess Hawarden; and /5. Reading Boyishly allows mothers and sons to be as close as they are—as close as they somewhere know themselves to be; and allows that this relationship is an aesthetic education of astounding possibilities.

Carol Mavor gives the idea of close reading a new genealogy. She has written a marvelous book.”—/5(3). We often settle for reading about the works of Augustine, Calvin, or other “old books” rather than reading the works themselves.

C.S. Lewis recommended the reading of old books in his introduction to Athanasius’ On the Incarnation. There is a strange idea abroad that in every subject the ancient books should be read only by the professionals, and that the amateur should content himself.

On reading Ruskin: prefaces to La Bible d'Amiens and Sesame et les Lys, with selections from the notes to the translated texts User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Though Proust knew no English, his admiration of John Ruskin inspired him to translate two of the critic's works The Bible of Amiens and Sesame and Lilies.

[Reading Boyishly is] a feast of words and images intricately linked to each other like a cat's cradle, constantly surprising, amusing, enlightening, and filling both eye and mind." -- Lucy Rollin * Children's Literature Association Quarterly * "My book of the year is Reading Boyishly by Carol Mavor.

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She said, “I thought the adverb was perfect for my : Ashley Parks. Reading Boyishly: Roland Barthes, J. Barrie, Jacques Henri Lartigue, Marcel Proust, and D. Winnicott. Reading Boyishly. Keeping to the theme of ‘The Child’, Mavor shifts focus from Victorians to Edwardians, and from female to male, while widening her disciplinary scope to encompass not only photography, but literature, psychoanalysis, and critical theory, among much else in the cultural imaginary of the twentieth century.

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Reading Boyishly: Roland Barthes, J.M Barrie, Jacques Henri Lartigue, Marcel Proust, and D.W Winnicott In the Acknowledgments of Reading Boyishly, author Carol Mavor lovingly refers to her book as ‘this plump book’ and so it is.

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