Mobilities of form

Davidson, Ian (2017) Mobilities of form. Mobilities, 12 (4). pp. 548-558. ISSN 1745-0101

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1080/17450101.2017.1331004

Abstract

Mobilities scholarship has provided convincing accounts of the increase in the quantity and range of movement of people and things. Literary texts have responded to this increased mobility. Drawing on Rancière’s notion of the ‘distribution of the sensible’ and Badiou’s idea of literature as an ‘event’, this paper develops the idea of mobile forms that identify the literary text as an aesthetic object that is realised in moments and always on the point of disappearing.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Poetics, philosophy, movement, automobility, literary form, novel, transgression
Subjects: L700 Human and Social Geography
Q200 Comparative Literary studies
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > School of Arts and Social Sciences > Humanities
Depositing User: Becky Skoyles
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2017 15:32
Last Modified: 18 Sep 2017 20:00
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/31198

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