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The Essential Hirschman

Albert O. Hirschman

Jeremy Adelman (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159904
eISBN:
9781400848409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159904.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This book brings together some of the finest essays in the social sciences, written by one of the twentieth century's most influential and provocative thinkers. The author was a master essayist, one ... More


Reading ghosts and reading texts: spiritualism

Andrew Smith

in The Ghost Story, 1840–1920: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074462
eISBN:
9781781700006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074462.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter addresses the issue of how to read and critically decode spectral messages. It analyses the literary qualities of spirit messages. Some of the literary works that are analysed in this ... More


The Dandy in Irish and American Southern Fiction: Aristocratic Drag

Ellen Crowell

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625482
eISBN:
9780748652051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625482.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book identifies and interprets the longstanding ideological and aesthetic dialogue between the literary imaginations of Anglo-Ireland and the Anglo-American South. It offers a rich comparative ... More


CODICIL Intimations of a Human Rights International: “The Rights of Man; or, What Are We [reading] For?”

Joseph R. Slaughter

in Human Rights, Inc.: The World Novel, Narrative Form, and International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823228171
eISBN:
9780823241033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228171.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Thematically within Adama and The Kite Runner, and in their public reception, as with the other Bildungsromane that have been examined in this book, the worlds of geopolitics, consumer capitalism, ... More


Seeing Catholicly: Poetry and the Catholic Imagination

JAMES T. FISHER and MARGARET M. MCGUINNESS

in The Catholic Studies Reader

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234103
eISBN:
9780823240906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234103.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What are some hallmarks of Catholic vision that might allow readers to identify a Catholic imagination at work when they encounter one? Is it possible to identify lines of continuity among writers ... More


Binding Violence: Literary Visions of Political Origins

Moira Fradinger

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763301
eISBN:
9780804774659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763301.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book exposes the relation between literary imagination, autonomous politics, and violence through the close analysis of literary texts—in particular Sophocles' Antigone, D. A. F. de Sade's 120 ... More


Reading as Listening: The Southern Folk Aesthetic

Madhu Dubey

in Signs and Cities: Black Literary Postmodernism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226167268
eISBN:
9780226167282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226167282.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter examines the ways in which the rural South works as a stimulant for the postmodern African–American literary imagination and the kinds of resolutions it yields to problems of urban ... More


Introduction: On or about December 1910, London

Brian McHale and Randall Stevenson

in The Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-Century Literatures in English

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620111
eISBN:
9780748651863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620111.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This introductory chapter discusses the concept of the sinister street, which was part of the literary imagination of the twentieth century, and provoked reflections on the writing of literary ... More


Introduction: Italy's Ambivalent Modernity

Joseph Luzzi

in Romantic Europe and the Ghost of Italy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123555
eISBN:
9780300151787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123555.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book examines the metaphors, facts, and fictions about Italy that were born in the Romantic age and that continue to haunt the Western literary imagination. An initial investigation of Italy in ... More


Introduction: Toward a New Political History of African American Literature

Gene Andrew Jarrett

in Representing the Race: A New Political History of African American Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814743386
eISBN:
9780814743874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814743386.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the political value of African American literature through an examination of Thomas Jefferson and Barack Obama. Prior to their careers as elected ... More


Racial Profiling

Sora Y. Han

in Letters of the Law: Race and the Fantasy of Colorblindness in American Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804789110
eISBN:
9780804795012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789110.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the problem of legal interpretation in constitutional protections of privacy, including the Fourteenth Amendment rights to equal protection and due process, and the Fourth ... More


Imagining Memory: The Archive Disintegrates

Jens Brockmeier

in Beyond the Archive: Memory, Narrative, and the Autobiographical Process

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199861569
eISBN:
9780190264666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861569.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The chapter investigates new perspectives that have emerged in four different fields of memory studies focusing on (1) the social and cultural, (2) the technological, (3) the literary and the ... More


Considering the Ancients: Dryden and the Uses of Biography

Steven N. Zwicker

in Writing Lives: Biography and Textuality, Identity and Representation in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199698233
eISBN:
9780191803772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199698233.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter examines John Dryden’s career as a biographer of ancients such as Plutarch, Lucian, Virgil, and Polybius. More specifically, it looks at Dryden’s relation to biography in early modern ... More


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