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Seeing and seeing again: close reading in the gallery

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This article, taking its title from T. J. Clark’s The Sight of Death, forges connections between Clark's diaristic, close reading of visual artworks and Ali Smith’s 2014 novel How to be both. Reading their shared interest in the possibilities of re-reading, close reading, or what Clark calls ‘seeing and seeing again,’ I draw on theories of reading, particularly those of Paul Ricoeur, to argue that Smith not only writes a version of Clark's repeated looking—she also produces the conditions wit...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/09574042.2020.1816004

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
College Only
Oxford college:
Worcester College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Women: A Cultural Review Journal website
Volume:
31
Issue:
3
Pages:
283-298
Publication date:
2020-11-23
Acceptance date:
2020-10-01
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EISSN:
1470-1367
ISSN:
0957-4042
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1135746
Local pid:
pubs:1135746
Deposit date:
2020-10-06

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