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The Consolations of Writing: Literary Strategies of Resistance from Boethius to Primo Levi

Rivkah Zim

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161808
eISBN:
9781400852093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161808.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Boethius wrote Of the Consolation of Philosophy as a prisoner condemned to death for treason, circumstances that are reflected in the themes and concerns of its evocative poetry and dialogue between ... More


Orwell and the Globalization of Literature

Andrew N. Rubin

in Archives of Authority: Empire, Culture, and the Cold War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154152
eISBN:
9781400842179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154152.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers the role of author George Orwell in the context of the globalization of literature. Orwell's late fiction, Animal Farm (1945) and Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949), helped to define ... More


Introduction

Benjamin Bennett

in The Dark Side of Literacy: Literature and Learning Not to Read

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823229161
eISBN:
9780823241002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823229161.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Literacy is intricately embedded in a reading-oriented and information-sharing framework, which qualifies it as a crucial area of academic concern and knowledge management-focused action. The author ... More


‘We Refugees’: Hannah Arendt and the Perplexities of Human Rights

Lyndsey Stonebridge

in The Judicial Imagination: Writing After Nuremberg

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748642359
eISBN:
9780748652150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642359.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Hannah Arendt later adopted Arthur Koestler's uncompromising title in her description of Europe's refugee population in The Origins of Totalitarianism. In Origins, she developed one of the most ... More


War Is Peace: Conscription and Mobilization in the Modern Utopia

Patrick Parrinder

in Future Wars: The Anticipations and the Fears

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317552
eISBN:
9781846317224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846317552.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the modern utopia depicted in future-war fiction. It argues that it is a utopia of mobilization rather than a utopia of perfection, a land of massed marches and public ... More


Ghosts, Fantasies, and Hope

Nona Willis Aronowitz

in The Essential Ellen Willis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681204
eISBN:
9781452949048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681204.003.0053
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers the utopian dimension of politics and Russell Jacoby’s views on utopianism. In his two two books, Picture Imperfect and The End of Utopia, Jacoby traces the assumptions of ... More


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