Auteurial (self)-enactment in contemporary literature, film and culture. (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
Organization: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
Event: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
This panel seeks contributions on the relationship between creativity and fame, content and form, face and mask. Looking at various styles of self-representation of authors, film-makers or other cultural figures, in the building of fame we ask: What legitimates a work of art, success and fame in the era of voluntary and coercive digital self-exposure? What forms of resistance to self-exposure help foster success and myth in ironic fashion?