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Vital Instabilities

John T. Hamilton

in Security: Politics, Humanity, and the Philology of Care

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157528
eISBN:
9781400846474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157528.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter opens with a discussion of France's own grand historian Jules Michelet and his works on the beauty and sublimity of the nonhuman world. L'Oiseau (1856), L'Insecte (1857), La Mer (1861), ... More


What Art Historians Can Learn from Harry

Nina Levine and David Lee Miller

in A Touch More Rare: Harry Berger, Jr., and the Arts of Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230303
eISBN:
9780823241071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230303.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Twenty years ago the editor of the Art Bulletin asked Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann, a senior faculty member at the Institute of Fine Arts in New York, to review the state of research in Northern Baroque ... More


The Reception of Ibn Khaldun

Syed Farid Alatas

in Ibn Khaldun

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198090458
eISBN:
9780199082636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090458.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 4 is a broad survey of the reception of Ibn Khaldun. It looks at how Ibn Khaldun was thought of in the pre-modern Muslim world by scholars who lived in places and times uninfluenced by the ... More


“A History with Feeling”

David Der-wei Wang

in The Lyrical in Epic Time: Modern Chinese Intellectuals and Artists Through the 1949 Crisis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170468
eISBN:
9780231538572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170468.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the genesis of modern Chinese lyrical poetics from the turn of the last century to the first decade of the New China. It first considers Shen Congwen's letter to his wife, Zhang ... More


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