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  • Tarrying with the Negative

    Tarrying with the Negative
    av Slavoj Zizek

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822313953

    In the space of barely more than five years, with the publication of four pathbreaking books, Slavoj Zizek has earned the reputation of being one of the most arresting, insightful, and scandalous thinkers in recent memory. Perhaps more than any othe…

  • Tarrying with the Negative

    Tarrying with the Negative
    av Slavoj Zizek

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822313625

    In the space of barely more than five years, with the publication of four pathbreaking books, Slavoj Zizek has earned the reputation of being one of the most arresting, insightful, and scandalous thinkers in recent memory. Perhaps more than any othe…

  • Parables for the Virtual

    Parables for the Virtual
    av Brian Massumi

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822328971

    Although the body has been the focus of much contemporary cultural theory, the models that are typically applied neglect the most salient characteristics of embodied existence-movement, affect, and sensation-in favor of concepts derived from linguis…

  • Parables for the Virtual

    Parables for the Virtual
    av Brian Massumi

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822328827

    Although the body has been the focus of much contemporary cultural theory, the models that are typically applied neglect the most salient characteristics of embodied existence-movement, affect, and sensation-in favor of concepts derived from linguis…

  • Radical Representations

    Radical Representations
    av Barbara Foley

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822313946

    In this revisionary study, Barbara Foley challenges prevalent myths about left-wing culture in the Depression-era U.S. Focusing on a broad range of proletarian novels and little-known archival material, the author recaptures an important literature…

  • Radical Representations

    Radical Representations
    av Barbara Foley

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822313618

    In this revisionary study, Barbara Foley challenges prevalent myths about left-wing culture in the Depression-era U.S. Focusing on a broad range of proletarian novels and little-known archival material, the author recaptures an important literature…

  • Hegel and the Freedom of Moderns

    Hegel and the Freedom of Moderns
    av Domenico Losurdo

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822332916

    Available in English for the first time, Hegel and the Freedom of Moderns revives discussion of the major political and philosophical tenets underlying contemporary liberalism through a revolutionary interpretation of G. W. F. Hegel's thought. Domen…

  • Hegel and the Freedom of Moderns

    Hegel and the Freedom of Moderns
    av Domenico Losurdo

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822332534

    Available in English for the first time, Hegel and the Freedom of Moderns revives discussion of the major political and philosophical tenets underlying contemporary liberalism through a revolutionary interpretation of G. W. F. Hegel's thought. Domen…

  • The Abyss of Representation

    The Abyss of Representation
    av George Hartley

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822331148

    From the Copernican revolution of Immanuel Kant to the cognitive mapping of Fredric Jameson to the postcolonial politics of Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, representation has been posed as both indispensable and impossible. In his pathbreaking work, The…

  • The Abyss of Representation

    The Abyss of Representation
    av George Hartley

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822331278

    From the Copernican revolution of Immanuel Kant to the cognitive mapping of Fredric Jameson to the postcolonial politics of Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, representation has been posed as both indispensable and impossible. In his pathbreaking work, The…

  • The Cinema of Economic Miracles

    The Cinema of Economic Miracles
    av Angelo Restivo

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822327998

    The Italian art cinema of the 1960s is known worldwide for its brilliance and vitality. Angelo Restivo argues for a completely new understanding of that cinema as a negotiation between a national aesthetic tradition of realism and a nascent post-mod…

  • The Cinema of Economic Miracles

    The Cinema of Economic Miracles
    av Angelo Restivo

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822327875

    The Italian art cinema of the 1960s is known worldwide for its brilliance and vitality. Yet rarely has this cinema been considered in relation to the profound economic and cultural changes that transformed Italy during the sixties--described as the…

  • Figures of Conversion

    Figures of Conversion
    av Michael Ragussis

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822315599

    "I knew a Man, who having nothing but a summary Notion of Religion himself, and being wicked and profligate to the last Degree in his Life, made a thorough Reformation in himself, by labouring to convert a Jew." -Daniel Defoe, The Farther Adventures…

  • Figures of Conversion

    Figures of Conversion
    av Michael Ragussis

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822315704

    "I knew a Man, who having nothing but a summary Notion of Religion himself, and being wicked and profligate to the last Degree in his Life, made a thorough Reformation in himself, by labouring to convert a Jew." -Daniel Defoe, The Farther Adventures…

  • Deleuzism

    Deleuzism
    av Ian Buchanan

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822325482

    The conviction that Gilles Deleuze is doing something radical in his work has been accompanied by a corresponding anxiety as to how to read it. In this rigorous and lucid work, Ian Buchanan takes up the challenge by answering the following questions…

  • The Insubordination of Signs

    The Insubordination of Signs
    av Nelly Richard

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822333272

    Nelly Richard is one of the most prominent cultural theorists writing in Latin America today. As a participant in Chile's neo-avantgarde, Richard worked to expand the possibilities for cultural debate within the constraints imposed by the Pinochet d…

  • The Insubordination of Signs

    The Insubordination of Signs
    av Nelly Richard

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822333395

    Nelly Richard is one of the most prominent cultural theorists writing in Latin America today. As a participant in Chile's neo-avantgarde, Richard worked to expand the possibilities for cultural debate within the constraints imposed by the Pinochet d…

  • The Jamesonian Unconscious

    The Jamesonian Unconscious
    av Clint Burnham

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822316138

    Imagine Fredric Jameson-the world's foremost Marxist critic-kidnapped and taken on a joyride through the cultural ephemera, generational hype, and Cold War fallout of our post-post-contemporary landscape. In TheJamesonian Unconscious, a book as joyf…

  • The Jamesonian Unconscious

    The Jamesonian Unconscious
    av Clint Burnham

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822315858

    Imagine Fredric Jameson-the world's foremost Marxist critic-kidnapped and taken on a joyride through the cultural ephemera, generational hype, and Cold War fallout of our post-post-contemporary landscape. In TheJamesonian Unconscious, a book as joyf…

  • Cultures of the Death Drive

    Cultures of the Death Drive
    av Esther Sanchez-Pardo

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822330097

    Cultures of the Death Drive is a comprehensive guide to the work of pioneering psychoanalyst Melanie Klein (1882-1960) and to developments in Kleinian theory to date. It is also an analysis and a demonstration of the distinctive usefulness of Klein'…

  • Cultures of the Death Drive

    Cultures of the Death Drive
    av Esther Sanchez-Pardo

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822330455

    Cultures of the Death Drive is a comprehensive guide to the work of pioneering psychoanalyst Melanie Klein (1882-1960) and to developments in Kleinian theory to date. It is also an analysis and a demonstration of the distinctive usefulness of Klein'…

  • Divergent Modernities

    Divergent Modernities
    av Julio Ramos

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822319818

    With a Foreword by Jose David SaldivarSince its first publication in Spanish nearly a decade ago, Julio Ramos's Desenucuentros de la modernidad en America Latina por el siglo XIX has been recognized as one of the most important studies of modernity…

  • Divergent Modernities

    Divergent Modernities
    av Julio Ramos

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822319900

    With a Foreword by Jose David SaldivarSince its first publication in Spanish nearly a decade ago, Julio Ramos's Desenucuentros de la modernidad en America Latina por el siglo XIX has been recognized as one of the most important studies of modernity…

  • The Mouth That Begs

    The Mouth That Begs
    av Gang Yue

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822323419

    The Chinese ideogram chi is far richer in connotation than the equivalent English verb "to eat." Chi can also be read as "the mouth that begs for food and words." A concept manifest in the twentieth-century Chinese political reality of revolution an…

  • The Mouth That Begs

    The Mouth That Begs
    av Gang Yue

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822323082

    The Chinese ideogram chi is far richer in connotation than the equivalent English verb "to eat." Chi can also be read as "the mouth that begs for food and words." A concept manifest in the twentieth-century Chinese political reality of revolution an…

  • Wedded to the Land?

    Wedded to the Land?
    av Mary N. Layoun

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822325079

    In Wedded to the Land? Mary N. Layoun offers a critical commentary on the idea of nationalism in general and on specific attempts to formulate alternatives to the concept in particular. Narratives surrounding three geographically and temporally diff…

  • Wedded to the Land?

    Wedded to the Land?
    av Mary N. Layoun

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822325451

    In Wedded to the Land? Mary N. Layoun offers a critical commentary on the idea of nationalism in general and on specific attempts to formulate alternatives to the concept in particular. Narratives surrounding three geographically and temporally diff…

  • The Tao and the Logos

    The Tao and the Logos
    av Longxi Zhang

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822312185

    Questions of the nature of understanding and interpretation-hermeneutics-are fundamental in human life, though historically Westerners have tended to consider these questions within a purely Western context. In this comparative study, Zhang Longxi i…

  • Total Speech

    Total Speech
    av Michael Toolan

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822317814

    Units, rules, codes, systems: this is how most linguists study language. Integrationalists such as Michael Toolan, however, focus instead on how language functions in seamless tandem with the rest of human activity. In Total Speech, Toolan provides…

  • Total Speech

    Total Speech
    av Michael Toolan

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822317906

    Units, rules, codes, systems: this is how most linguists study language. Integrationalists such as Michael Toolan, however, focus instead on how language functions in seamless tandem with the rest of human activity. In Total Speech, Toolan provides…

  • Class Fictions

    Class Fictions
    av Pamela Fox

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822315339

    Many recent discussions of working-class culture in literary and cultural studies have tended to present an oversimplified view of resistance. In this groundbreaking work, Pamela Fox offers a far more complex theory of working-class identity, partic…

  • Class Fictions

    Class Fictions
    av Pamela Fox

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822315421

    Many recent discussions of working-class culture in literary and cultural studies have tended to present an oversimplified view of resistance. In this groundbreaking work, Pamela Fox offers a far more complex theory of working-class identity, partic…

  • Criticism in the Borderlands

    Criticism in the Borderlands

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822311379

    This pathbreaking anthology of Chicano literary criticism, with essays on a remarkable range of texts-both old and new-draws on diverse perspectives in contemporary literary and cultural studies: from ethnographic to postmodernist, from Marxist to f…

  • Belated Travelers

    Belated Travelers
    av Ali Behdad

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822314547

    In Belated Travelers, Ali Behdad offers a compelling cultural critique of nineteenth-century travel writing and its dynamic function in European colonialism. Arriving too late to the Orient, at a time when tourism and colonialism had already turned…

  • Belated Travelers

    Belated Travelers
    av Ali Behdad

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822314714

    In Belated Travelers, Ali Behdad offers a compelling cultural critique of nineteenth-century travel writing and its dynamic function in European colonialism. Arriving too late to the Orient, at a time when tourism and colonialism had already turned…

  • Jameson on Jameson

    Jameson on Jameson
    av Fredric Jameson

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822341093

    Fredric Jameson is one of the most influential literary and cultural critics writing today. He is a theoretical innovator whose ideas about the intersections of politics and culture have reshaped the critical landscape across the humanities and soci…

  • Jameson on Jameson

    Jameson on Jameson
    av Fredric Jameson

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822340874

    Fredric Jameson is one of the most influential literary and cultural critics writing today. He is a theoretical innovator whose ideas about the intersections of politics and culture have reshaped the critical landscape across the humanities and soci…

  • Still Life in Real Time

    Still Life in Real Time
    av Richard Dienst

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822314516

    Television can be imagined in a number of ways: as a profuse flow of images, as a machine that produces new social relationships, as the last lingering gasp of Western metaphysical thinking, as a stuttering relay system of almost anonymous messages,…

  • Still Life in Real Time

    Still Life in Real Time
    av Richard Dienst

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822314660

    Television can be imagined in a number of ways: as a profuse flow of images, as a machine that produces new social relationships, as the last lingering gasp of Western metaphysical thinking, as a stuttering relay system of almost anonymous messages,…

  • Post-Fascist Fantasies

    Post-Fascist Fantasies
    av Julia Hell

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822319634

    Post-Fascist Fantasies examines the cultural function of the novels of communist authors in East Germany from a psychoanalytic angle. Various critics have argued that these socialist realist fictions were monolithic attempts to translate Communist d…

  • Post-Fascist Fantasies

    Post-Fascist Fantasies
    av Julia Hell

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822319559

    Post-Fascist Fantasies examines the cultural function of the novels of communist authors in East Germany from a psychoanalytic angle. Various critics have argued that these socialist realist fictions were monolithic attempts to translate Communist d…

  • Time-Fetishes

    Time-Fetishes
    av Ned Lukacher

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822322535

    For over two and a half millennia human beings have attempted to invent strategies to "discover" the truth of time, to determine whether time is infinite, whether eternity is the infinite duration of a continuous present, or whether it too rises and…

  • Time-Fetishes

    Time-Fetishes
    av Ned Lukacher

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822322733

    For over two and a half millennia human beings have attempted to invent strategies to "discover" the truth of time, to determine whether time is infinite, whether eternity is the infinite duration of a continuous present, or whether it too rises and…

  • Community Without Unity

    Community Without Unity
    av William Corlett

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822313359

    Winner of the 1990 Foundations of Political Theory Section of the American Political Science Association "First Book Award"Now available in paperback with a new preface by the author, this award-winning book breaks new ground by challenging traditio…

  • Community Without Unity

    Community Without Unity
    av William Corlett

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822307327

    Winner of the 1990 Foundations of Political Theory Section of the American Political Science Association "First Book Award"Now available in paperback with a new preface by the author, this award-winning book breaks new ground by challenging traditio…

  • Tropicopolitans

    Tropicopolitans
    av Srinivas Aravamudan

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822322832

    In Tropicopolitans Srinivas Aravamudan reconstructs the colonial imagination of the eighteenth century. By exploring representations of peoples and cultures subjected to colonial discourse, he makes a case for the agency-or the capacity to resist do…

  • Tropicopolitans

    Tropicopolitans
    av Srinivas Aravamudan

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822323150

    In Tropicopolitans Srinivas Aravamudan reconstructs the colonial imagination of the eighteenth century. By exploring representations of peoples and cultures subjected to colonial discourse, he makes a case for the agency-or the capacity to resist do…

  • Social Choreography

    Social Choreography
    av Andrew Hewitt

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822335146

    Through the concept of "social choreography" Andrew Hewitt demonstrates how choreography has served not only as metaphor for modernity but also as a structuring blueprint for thinking about and shaping modern social organization. Bringing dance hist…

  • Social Choreography

    Social Choreography
    av Andrew Hewitt

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822335023

    Through the concept of "social choreography" Andrew Hewitt demonstrates how choreography has served not only as metaphor for modernity but also as a structuring blueprint for thinking about and shaping modern social organization. Bringing dance hist…

  • Doing What Comes Naturally

    Doing What Comes Naturally
    av Stanley Fish

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822309956

    In literary theory, the philosophy of law, and the sociology of knowledge, no issue has been more central to current debate than the status of our interpretations. Do they rest on a ground of rationality or are they subjective impositions of a merel…

  • Utopia Limited

    Utopia Limited
    av Marianne DeKoven

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822332800

    Utopia Limited is an original, engaging account of how postmodernism emerged from the political and cultural upheaval of the 1960s. Marianne DeKoven argues that aspects of sixties radical politics and culture simultaneously embodied the full, final…

  • Utopia Limited

    Utopia Limited
    av Marianne DeKoven

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822332695

    Utopia Limited is an original, engaging account of how postmodernism emerged from the political and cultural upheaval of the 1960s. Marianne DeKoven argues that aspects of sixties radical politics and culture simultaneously embodied the full, final…

  • The Speed Handbook

    The Speed Handbook
    av Enda Duffy

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822344421

    Speed, the sensation one gets when driving fast, was described by Aldous Huxley as the single new pleasure invented by modernity. The Speed Handbook is a virtuoso exploration of Huxley's claim. Enda Duffy shows how the experience of speed has always…

  • The Speed Handbook

    The Speed Handbook
    av Enda Duffy

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822344308

    Speed, the sensation one gets when driving fast, was described by Aldous Huxley as the single new pleasure invented by modernity. The Speed Handbook is a virtuoso exploration of Huxley's claim. Enda Duffy shows how the experience of speed has always…

  • Ordinary Genomes

    Ordinary Genomes
    av Karen-Sue Taussig

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822345343

    Ordinary Genomes is an ethnography of genomics, a global scientific enterprise, as it is understood and practiced in the Netherlands. Karen-Sue Taussig's analysis of the Dutch case illustrates how scientific knowledge and culture are entwined: Genet…

  • Origins of Modern Japanese Literature

    Origins of Modern Japanese Literature
    av Kojin Karatani

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822313236

    Since its publication in Japan ten years ago, the Origins of Modern Japanese Literature has become a landmark book, playing a pivotal role in defining discussions of modernity in that country. Against a history of relative inattention on the part of…

  • Subalternity and Representation

    Subalternity and Representation
    av John Beverley

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822323822

    The term "subalternity" refers to a condition of subordination brought about by colonization or other forms of economic, social, racial, linguistic, and/or cultural dominance. Subaltern studies is, therefore, a study of power. Who has it and who doe…

  • Under Western Eyes

    Under Western Eyes
    av Balachandra Rajan

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822322986

    Spanning nearly two and a half centuries of English literature about India, Under Western Eyes traces the development of an imperial discourse that governed the English view of India well into the twentieth century. Narrating this history from its R…

  • Lukacs After Communism

    Lukacs After Communism
    av Eva L. Corredor

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822317548

    Since the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe, the validity of Marxism and Marxist theory has undergone intense scrutiny both within and outside the academy. In Lukacs After Communism, Eva L. Corredor conducts ten lively and engaging interviews…

  • Lukacs After Communism

    Lukacs After Communism
    av Eva L. Corredor

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822317630

    Since the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe, the validity of Marxism and Marxist theory has undergone intense scrutiny both within and outside the academy. In Lukacs After Communism, Eva L. Corredor conducts ten lively and engaging interviews…

  • Subject Without Nation

    Subject Without Nation
    av Stefan Jonsson

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822325512

    This innovative study of the works of Robert Musil opens a new window on the history of modern identity in western culture. Stefan Jonsson argues that Musil's Austria was the first postimperial state in modern Europe. Prior to its destruction in 191…

  • Subject Without Nation

    Subject Without Nation
    av Stefan Jonsson

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822325703

    This innovative study of the works of Robert Musil opens a new window on the history of modern identity in western culture. Stefan Jonsson argues that Musil's Austria was the first postimperial state in modern Europe. Prior to its destruction in 191…

  • Gilles Deleuze's Time Machine

    Gilles Deleuze's Time Machine
    av David Rodowick

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822319702

    Although Gilles Deleuze is one of France's most celebrated twentieth-century philosophers, his theories of cinema have largely been ignored by American scholars. Film theorist D. N. Rodowick fills this gap by presenting the first comprehensive study…

  • Gilles Deleuze's Time Machine

    Gilles Deleuze's Time Machine
    av David Rodowick

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822319627

    Although Gilles Deleuze is one of France's most celebrated twentieth-century philosophers, his theories of cinema have largely been ignored by American scholars. Film theorist D. N. Rodowick fills this gap by presenting the first comprehensive study…

  • Situatedness, or, Why We Keep Saying Where We re Coming From

    Situatedness, or, Why We Keep Saying Where We re Coming From
    av David Simpson

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822328254

    "Let me tell you where I'm coming from . . ."-so begins many a discussion in contemporary U.S. culture. Pressed by an almost compulsive desire to situate ourselves within a definite matrix of reference points (for example, "as a parent of two childr…

  • Situatedness, or, Why We Keep Saying Where We re Coming From

    Situatedness, or, Why We Keep Saying Where We re Coming From
    av David Simpson

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822328391

    "Let me tell you where I'm coming from . . ."-so begins many a discussion in contemporary U.S. culture. Pressed by an almost compulsive desire to situate ourselves within a definite matrix of reference points (for example, "as a parent of two childr…

  • The Cultural Life of Intellectual Properties

    The Cultural Life of Intellectual Properties
    av Rosemary J. Coombe

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822321194

    Logos, trademarks, national insignia, brand names, celebrity images, design patents, and advertising texts are vibrant signs in a consumer culture governed by a regime of intellectual property laws. In The Cultural Life of Intellectual Properties, p…

  • The Cultural Life of Intellectual Properties

    The Cultural Life of Intellectual Properties
    av Rosemary J. Coombe

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822321033

    Logos, trademarks, national insignia, brand names, celebrity images, design patents, and advertising texts are vibrant signs in a consumer culture governed by a regime of intellectual property laws. In The Cultural Life of Intellectual Properties, p…

  • The Repeating Island

    The Repeating Island
    av Antonio Benitez-Rojo

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822318651

    In this second edition of The Repeating Island, Antonio Benitez-Rojo, a master of the historical novel, short story, and critical essay, continues to confront the legacy and myths of colonialism. This co-winner of the 1993 MLA Katherine Singer Kovac…

  • The Repeating Island

    The Repeating Island
    av Antonio Benitez-Rojo

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822318606

    In this second edition of The Repeating Island, Antonio Benitez-Rojo, a master of the historical novel, short story, and critical essay, continues to confront the legacy and myths of colonialism. This co-winner of the 1993 MLA Katherine Singer Kovac…

  • No Apocalypse, No Integration

    No Apocalypse, No Integration
    av Martin Hopenhayn

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822327691

    Winner of the Premio Iberoamericano Book Award in 1997 (Spanish Edition)What form does the crisis of modernity take in Latin America when societies are politically demobilized and there is no revolutionary agenda in sight? How does postmodern critic…

  • No Apocalypse, No Integration

    No Apocalypse, No Integration
    av Martin Hopenhayn

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822327608

    Winner of the Premio Iberoamericano Book Award in 1997 (Spanish Edition)What form does the crisis of modernity take in Latin America when societies are politically demobilized and there is no revolutionary agenda in sight? How does postmodern critic…

  • Laura

    Laura
    av Barbara L. Estrin

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822315001

    How do men imagine women? In the poetry of Petrarch and his English successors-Wyatt, Donne, and Marvell-the male poet persistently imagines pursuing a woman, Laura, whom he pursues even as she continues to deny his affections. Critics have long hel…

  • Laura

    Laura
    av Barbara L. Estrin

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822314998

    How do men imagine women? In the poetry of Petrarch and his English successors-Wyatt, Donne, and Marvell-the male poet persistently imagines pursuing a woman, Laura, whom he pursues even as she continues to deny his affections. Critics have long hel…

  • Theodor W. Adorno

    Theodor W. Adorno

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822344711

    Theodor W. Adorno (1903-1969) was one of the twentieth century's most important thinkers. In light of two pivotal developments-the rise of fascism, which culminated in the Holocaust, and the standardization of popular culture as a commodity indispen…

  • Theodor W. Adorno

    Theodor W. Adorno

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822344544

    Theodor W. Adorno (1903-1969) was one of the twentieth century's most important thinkers. In light of two pivotal developments-the rise of fascism, which culminated in the Holocaust, and the standardization of popular culture as a commodity indispen…

  • Aesthetics and Marxism

    Aesthetics and Marxism
    av Kang Liu

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822324485

    Although Chinese Marxism-primarily represented by Maoism-is generally seen by Western intellectuals as monolithic, Liu Kang argues that its practices and projects are as diverse as those in Western Marxism, particularly in the area of aesthetics. In…

  • Aesthetics and Marxism

    Aesthetics and Marxism
    av Kang Liu

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822324256

    Although Chinese Marxism-primarily represented by Maoism-is generally seen by Western intellectuals as monolithic, Liu Kang argues that its practices and projects are as diverse as those in Western Marxism, particularly in the area of aesthetics. In…

  • The Cultures of Globalization

    The Cultures of Globalization

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822321699

    A pervasive force that evades easy analysis, globalization has come to represent the export and import of culture, the speed and intensity of which has increased to unprecedented levels in recent years. The Cultures of Globalization presents an inte…

  • Postmodernity in Latin America

    Postmodernity in Latin America
    av Santiago Colas

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822315087

    Postmodernity in Latin America contests the prevailing understanding of the relationship between postmodernity and Latin America by focusing on recent developments in Latin American, and particularly Argentine, political and literary culture. While…

  • Postmodernity in Latin America

    Postmodernity in Latin America
    av Santiago Colas

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822315209

    Postmodernity in Latin America contests the prevailing understanding of the relationship between postmodernity and Latin America by focusing on recent developments in Latin American, and particularly Argentine, political and literary culture. While…

  • Life between Two Deaths, 1989-2001

    Life between Two Deaths, 1989-2001
    av Philip E. Wegner

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822344582

    Through virtuoso readings of significant works of American film, television, and fiction, Phillip E. Wegner demonstrates that the period between the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989 and the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 fostered a…

  • Life between Two Deaths, 1989-2001

    Life between Two Deaths, 1989-2001
    av Philip E. Wegner

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822344735

    Through virtuoso readings of significant works of American film, television, and fiction, Phillip E. Wegner demonstrates that the period between the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989 and the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 fostered a…

  • A Master on the Periphery of Capitalism

    A Master on the Periphery of Capitalism
    av Roberto Schwarz

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822322399

    A translation of Roberto Schwarz's study of Machado de Assis's "The Posthumous Memoirs of Bras Cubas". Writing in the Marxist tradition, it examines how social structure gets internalized as literary form, arguing that Machado's style reveals the cl…

  • A Master on the Periphery of Capitalism

    A Master on the Periphery of Capitalism
    av Roberto Schwarz

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822322108

    A Master on the Periphery of Capitalism is a translation (from the original Portuguese) of Roberto Schwarz's renowned study of the work of Brazilian novelist Machado de Assis (1839-1908). A leading Brazilian theorist and author of the highly influen…

  • Althusser and His Contemporaries

    Althusser and His Contemporaries
    av Warren Montag

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822353867

    Althusser and His Contemporaries alters and expands understanding of Louis Althusser and French philosophy of the 1960s and 1970s. Thousands of pages of previously unpublished work from different periods of Althusser's career have been made availabl…

  • Althusser and His Contemporaries

    Althusser and His Contemporaries
    av Warren Montag

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822354000

    Althusser and His Contemporaries alters and expands understanding of Louis Althusser and French philosophy of the 1960s and 1970s. Thousands of pages of previously unpublished work from different periods of Althusser's career have been made availabl…

  • New Deal Modernism

    New Deal Modernism
    av Michael Szalay

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822325628

    This text argues that writers of the 1930s and 1940s identified and understood the formal problems of literary modernism through an idea of the social and an idiom of social security made available by the New Deal welfare state.

  • New Deal Modernism

    New Deal Modernism
    av Michael Szalay

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822325765

    In New Deal Modernism Michael Szalay examines the effect that the rise of the welfare state had on American modernism during the 1930s and 1940s, and, conversely, what difference this revised modernism made to the New Deal's famed invention of "Big…

  • Dissing Elizabeth

    Dissing Elizabeth

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822320609

    Dissing Elizabeth focuses on the criticism that cast a shadow on the otherwise celebrated reign of Elizabeth I. The essays in this politically and historically revealing book demonstrate the sheer pervasiveness and range of rhetoric against the quee…

  • Dissing Elizabeth

    Dissing Elizabeth

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822320746

    Dissing Elizabeth focuses on the criticism that cast a shadow on the otherwise celebrated reign of Elizabeth I. The essays in this politically and historically revealing book demonstrate the sheer pervasiveness and range of rhetoric against the quee…