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Voice in Later Medieval English LiteraturePublic Interiorities

Voice in Later Medieval English Literature: Public Interiorities

David Lawton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198792406
eISBN:
9780191835254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198792406.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Criticism/Theory

This study approaches later medieval English vernacular culture in terms of voice. As texts and discourses shift in translation and in use from one language to another, antecedent texts are revoiced ... More

Volleys of HumanityEssays 1972-2009

Volleys of Humanity: Essays 1972-2009

Helene Cixous and Eric Prenowitz

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639038
eISBN:
9780748653638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639038.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book contains a selection of fifteen important yet previously untranslated and unpublished pieces from Hélène Cixous, one of the most famous and influential French theorists. Spanning nearly 40 ... More

Walter PaterIndividualism and Aesthetic Philosophy

Walter Pater: Individualism and Aesthetic Philosophy

Kate Hext

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748646258
eISBN:
9780748693849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646258.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Walter Pater: Individualism and Aesthetic Philosophy combines close readings with cultural and intellectual history and biography to reconsider individualism and philosophical thought in the ... More

War and the MindFord Madox Ford's Parade's End, Modernism, and Psychology

War and the Mind: Ford Madox Ford's Parade's End, Modernism, and Psychology

Ashley Chantler and Rob Hawkes (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780748694266
eISBN:
9781474412391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694266.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

War and the Mind: Ford Madox Ford’s Parade’s End, Modernism, and Psychology is a long-overdue examination of Ford’s First World War modernist masterpiece from the point of view of psychology and the ... More

The Watchman in PiecesSurveillance, Literature, and Liberal Personhood

The Watchman in Pieces: Surveillance, Literature, and Liberal Personhood

David Rosen and Aaron Santesso

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300155419
eISBN:
9780300156645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300155419.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Spanning nearly 500 years of cultural and social history, this book examines the ways that literature and surveillance have developed together, as kindred modern practices. As ideas about ... More

A Weak Messianic PowerFigures of a Time to Come in Benjamin, Derrida, and Celan

A Weak Messianic Power: Figures of a Time to Come in Benjamin, Derrida, and Celan

Michael G. Levine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823255108
eISBN:
9780823260850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255108.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In his famous theses on the philosophy of history Benjamin writes: “We have been endowed with a weak messianic power to which the past has a claim.” This claim addresses us not just from the past but ... More

The Weight of All FleshOn the Subject-Matter of Political Economy

The Weight of All Flesh: On the Subject-Matter of Political Economy

Eric Santner

Kevis Goodman (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190254087
eISBN:
9780190254117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190254087.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book offers a radically new interpretation of Marx’s labor theory of value as one concerned with the afterlife of political theology in secular modernity. What Marx characterized as the dual ... More

What Is a Classic?Postcolonial Rewriting and Invention of the Canon

What Is a Classic?: Postcolonial Rewriting and Invention of the Canon

Ankhi Mukherjee

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785211
eISBN:
9780804788380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785211.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

What Is a Classic? revisits the famous question posed by critics from Sainte-Beuve and T. S. Eliot to J. M. Coetzee to ask how classics emanate from postcolonial histories and societies. Exploring ... More

What's Queer about Europe?Productive Encounters and Re-enchanting Paradigms

What's Queer about Europe?: Productive Encounters and Re-enchanting Paradigms

Mireille Rosello and Sudeep Dasgupta (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255351
eISBN:
9780823261079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255351.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

What’s Queer about Europe is not about queer communities in Europe. It is about the ways in which Queer Theory helps us initiate disorienting conjunctions and counter-intuitive encounters for ... More

Why Jane Austen?

Why Jane Austen?

Rachel Brownstein

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153911
eISBN:
9780231527248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153911.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

From the first publication of Pride and Prejudice to recent film versions of her life and work, Jane Austen has continued to provoke controversy and inspire fantasies of peculiar intimacy. Whether ... More

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