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Conclusion

Kenneth Millard

in Coming of Age in Contemporary American Fiction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621736
eISBN:
9780748651740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621736.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter studies the popularity of the coming-of-age genre in the United States. It shows that this genre is partly a symptom of the abiding fascination of the Americans with the idea of ... More


Pandora Unbound: A Feminist Critique of Foucault's History of Sexuality†

Lin Foxhall

in Sex and Difference in Ancient Greece and Rome

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748613199
eISBN:
9780748651016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748613199.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The influence of Michel Foucault's writings on sexuality, especially The History of Sexuality (1978–1986) on subsequent studies of sexuality, gender and the discourses of power and oppression, has ... More


Karl Marx

Eugene Holland

in Deleuze's Philosophical Lineage

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632992
eISBN:
9780748652570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632992.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the influence of Karl Marx on the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze. It explains that Deleuze's Difference and Repetition laid the groundwork for his analysis of capitalism, and that ... More


Civil Society: Sentimental History and Enlightenment Socialisation in Endymion and The Eve of St. Agnes

Porscha Fermanis

in John Keats and the Ideas of the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637805
eISBN:
9780748652181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637805.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter concentrates on Endymion and The Eve of St. Agnes. While William Hazlitt's comments do not explicitly refer to the historical elements of Walter Scott's and Godwin's novels, his ... More


Freedom and the Inescapable Future

Mark Currie

in The Unexpected: Narrative Temporality and the Philosophy of Surprise

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780748676293
eISBN:
9780748684465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676293.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Kazuo Ishiguro's novel Never Let Me Go involves a termporal experiment concerned with reconciling an unexpected revelation with the themes of freedom and fate. This chapter shows that the control of ... More


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