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Dickens and the Spirit of the Age

Andrew Sanders

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183549
eISBN:
9780191674068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183549.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book considers the extent to which Dickens and his work reflects the vibrant novelty of the middle third of the 19th century, an age in which the modern world was shaped and determined. It looks ... More


‘Hey, Afghani!’ Identity Contentions among Iranians and Afghan Refugees

Zuzanna Olszewska

in Dispossession and Displacement: Forced Migration in the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264591
eISBN:
9780191734397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264591.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter addresses issues of identity and rootlessness as expressed through poetry. It focuses in on the second generation of Afghan refugees who were portrayed as a confused generation subjected ... More


Thinking in Dark Times

Roger Berkowitz

in Thinking in Dark Times: Hannah Arendt on Ethics and Politics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230754
eISBN:
9780823235858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230754.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This introductory chapter begins with a brief review of Hannah Arendt's works, including Men in Dark Times where she responds to what she calls the light of the public that ... More


The Figural Jew: Politics and Identity in Postwar French Thought

Sarah Hammerschlag

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226315119
eISBN:
9780226315133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315133.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The rootless Jew, wandering disconnected from history, homeland, and nature, was often the target of early twentieth-century nationalist rhetoric aimed against modern culture. But following World War ... More


Roots, Rootlessness, and Fin de Siècle France

in The Figural Jew: Politics and Identity in Postwar French Thought

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226315119
eISBN:
9780226315133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315133.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter traces the historical origins of the figure of the rootless Jew after World War II. The association between Jews and rootlessness dates back to the story of Abraham, or even further, to ... More


Cultural Studies and Phenomenology

Anke Finger, Rainer Guldin, and Gustavo Bernardo

in Vilém Flusser: An Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674787
eISBN:
9781452947211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674787.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter talks about Vilém Flusser as a philosopher of communication and a media theorist, analyzing his writings that center on human beings and their ability to create, think, and change ... More


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