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A Brief Semantic History of Securitas

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/9780691157528.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

What does the term “security” express? What are or have been its semantic functions: its shifting cultural connotations and its divergent discursive values? This chapter examines the figures and ... More


Mikhail Bakhtin: An Aesthetic for Democracy

Ken Hirschkop

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159612
eISBN:
9780191673641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159612.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book makes a break with earlier interpretations of Bakhtin’s work. Using recent Russian scholarship, it explodes many of the myths which have surrounded Bakhtin and his work, and lays the ground ... More


What's Queer about Europe?: Productive Encounters and Re-enchanting Paradigms

Mireille Rosello and Sudeep Dasgupta (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255351
eISBN:
9780823261079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255351.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

What’s Queer about Europe is not about queer communities in Europe. It is about the ways in which Queer Theory helps us initiate disorienting conjunctions and counter-intuitive encounters for ... More


Culture

Galin Tihanov

in The Master and the Slave: Lukács, Bakhtin, and the Ideas of their Time

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187257
eISBN:
9780191674679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187257.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter provides us with a background orientation to both Lukács and Bakhtin, including the culture and influences during their time. This is to allow a deeper comprehension of the nature and ... More


Confronting the Contradictions

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/9780816681204.003.0047
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter talks about the contradictions in the United States’s invasion of Iraq. In particular, the text suggests that the impending Iraq war was about Iraq, but it was also about the direction ... More


The Novel in Wonderland

Joseph Frank

in Responses to Modernity: Essays in the Politics of Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239252
eISBN:
9780823239290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239252.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

We have come, in our time, to take the novel so much for granted as a dominant literary form that we tend to forget how recent has been its rise to prominence. Only in the eighteenth century did the ... More


Queer and Europe: An Encounter

Sudeep Dasgupta and Mireille Rosello

in What's Queer about Europe?: Productive Encounters and Re-enchanting Paradigms

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255351
eISBN:
9780823261079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255351.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter provokes an encounter between Queer and Europe. Encounters are both threats and opportunities that reveal ideological investments. Therefore, the chapter’s aim is to exacerbate rather ... More


V. S. Naipaul and Jamaica Kincaid: Rhetoric of National Dis-Allegiance

Bénédicte Boisseron

in Creole Renegades: Rhetoric of Betrayal and Guilt in the Caribbean Diaspora

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049793
eISBN:
9780813050201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049793.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter revisits the assumed duty of loyalty that befalls immigrants in regard to their native postcolonial nations. It primarely questions whether publicly criticizing home should necessarily ... More


Conflict and Commemoration: Two Berlin Memorials

Henry W. Pickford

in The Sense of Semblance: Philosophical Analyses of Holocaust Art

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823245406
eISBN:
9780823250776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245406.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

After first tracing differences between first generation lived experience and second and third generation transmission of knowledge of the Holocaust to justify substituting the notion of “social ... More


A Case of Mistaken Identity: Female Russian Social Revolutionaries in Early-Twentieth-Century Switzerland

Dominique Grisard

in What's Queer about Europe?: Productive Encounters and Re-enchanting Paradigms

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255351
eISBN:
9780823261079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255351.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Going back to Russian women’s involvement in radical anarchist circles in late 19th and early 20th century Europe, the chapter asks about their impact on Swiss politics and everyday life. At the time ... More


Endings and Beginnings (1918–1930)

Barbara Will

in Unlikely Collaboration: Gertrude Stein, Bernard Faÿ, and the Vichy Dilemma

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152631
eISBN:
9780231526418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152631.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter discusses the beginnings of the friendship between two intellectuals, Gertrude Stein and Bernard Faÿ, which served as the context for reconciling Stein's “progressive” ... More


Freud's Spain

in Empire on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311826
eISBN:
9781846315268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311826.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

‘A Disturbance of Memory on the Acropolis’, written by Sigmund Freud, was dedicated to Romain Rolland. This essay addressed the questions of loss and exile that were provoked by Freud's illness and ... More


Conclusion

in Anarchist Seeds Beneath the Snow: Left-Libertarian Thought and British Writers from William Morris to Colin Ward

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310256
eISBN:
9781846312557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310256.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This conclusion briefly discusses the emergence of anarchism throughout Europe and the Americas. It also describes the radical movements of the 1970s and the 1980s and their decline following ... More


‘More a Russian than a Dane’: the Usefulness of Hamlet in Russia

Peter Holland

in Translating Life: Studies in Transpositional Aesthetics

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236740
eISBN:
9781846314285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236740.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Ivan Turgenev's essay ‘Hamlet and Don Quixote’ was originally presented as a lecture in 1860, the year Anton Chekhov was born. This chapter examines how William Shakespeare's Hamlet penetrates ... More


George Moore's Life of Jesus

in The Historical Jesus and the Literary Imagination, 1860–1920

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314704
eISBN:
9781846316159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316159.009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores George Moore's The Brook Kerith: A Syrian Story, a bestselling novel of the First World War years whose resounding success helped persuade Moore that he had created ‘the only ... More


T. S. Eliot vs the League and UNESCO

Peter D. McDonald

in Artefacts of Writing: Ideas of the State and Communities of Letters from Matthew Arnold to Xu Bing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198725152
eISBN:
9780191792595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198725152.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter begins with the framing of the UNESCO constitution in 1945 and T. S. Eliot’s objections to the conception of culture that underpinned it. It then traces the development of Eliot’s own ... More


Pluralism, Religion, and Democratic Culture: Nadeem Aslam’s

Elliott Visconsi

in New Directions in Law and Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190456368
eISBN:
9780190456399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190456368.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This article locates Nadeem Aslam’s 2004 novel Maps for Lost Lovers within a European politico-legal argument about religious free expression under Article 9 of the European Convention on Human ... More


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