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Bourdieu and Fanon on Algeria

Roxanna Curto

in Bourdieu and Postcolonial Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382967
eISBN:
9781781384084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382967.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This essay examines how Bourdieu and Fanon’s views on colonialism and post-colonialism diverge and converge, focusing on their ideas about the revolutionary potential of the Algerian peasants, ... More


‘Tout est affaire d'époque, de classe’: 1 Taste in Un amour de Swann

Edward J. Hughes

in Proust, Class, and Nation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609864
eISBN:
9780191731761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609864.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The chapter sets out to demonstrate how Pierre Bourdieu’s claim that ‘taste classifies, and it classifies the classifier’ finds a powerful literary instantiation in Proust’s Un amour de Swann. It is ... More


Bourdieu and Postcolonial Studies

Raphael Dalleo (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382967
eISBN:
9781781384084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382967.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Postcolonial studies has taken a significant turn since 2000 from the post-structural focus on language and identity of the 1980s and 1990s to more materialist and sociological approaches. A key ... More


Introduction

Raphael Dalleo

in Bourdieu and Postcolonial Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382967
eISBN:
9781781384084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382967.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The introduction to Bourdieu and Postcolonial Studies maps the emergence of Bourdieu-influenced approaches to the field since 2000. Postcolonial studies emerged as an academic discipline in the 1980s ... More


The Idea of Knowledge Work

Alan Liu

in The Laws of Cool: Knowledge Work and the Culture of Information

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226486987
eISBN:
9780226487007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226487007.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

To understand knowledge work from the perspective of the humanities, this chapter reviews three explanations of the concept that arose independently and largely in ignorance of each other: subject ... More


‘Leaves of Fame’: Katherine Philips and Robert Herrick's Shared Community

Line Cottegnies

in ‘Lords of Wine and Oile’: Community and Conviviality in the Poetry of Robert Herrick

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604777
eISBN:
9780191729355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604777.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

Although apparently incongruous, the comparison between Philips and Herrick helps us understand both authors' relationship to their medium, for both bridged the gap between scribal publication and ... More


Postcolonial Authorship Revisited (from Postcolonial Writers in the Global Literary Marketplace)

Sarah Brouillette

in Bourdieu and Postcolonial Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382967
eISBN:
9781781384084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382967.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses how postcolonial authors have positioned themselves within what Pierre Bourdieu described as the field of cultural production, emphasizing in particular the impact ... More


Playing the Game? The Publication of Oswald Mtshali

Caroline Davis

in Bourdieu and Postcolonial Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382967
eISBN:
9781781384084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382967.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This study of the publication of the South African poet Oswald Mtshali assesses the relevance of Pierre Bourdieu’s sociology of the literary field to the circumstances affecting South African writers ... More


The Nineteenth-Century Intellectual Field

Günter Leypoldt

in Cultural Authority in the Age of Whitman: A Transatlantic Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635740
eISBN:
9780748651658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635740.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter describes the intellectual field of the nineteenth century. The first section discusses the sensibility of the literary intellectuals, and then examines Pierre Bourdieu's concept of ... More


‘Ezra through the open door’: The Parties of Natalie Barney, Adrienne Monnier and Sylvia Beach as Lesbian Modernist Cultural Production

Joanne Winning

in The Modernist Party

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748647316
eISBN:
9780748684380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647316.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In ‘“Ezra through the open door”: The Parties of Natalie Barney, Adrienne Monnier and Sylvia Beach as Lesbian Modernist Cultural Production’, Joanne Winning explores the extent to which the Friday ... More


Style as Habitus: World Literature, Decolonization and Caribbean Voices

Michael Niblett

in Bourdieu and Postcolonial Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382967
eISBN:
9781781384084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382967.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter yokes a world-systems perspective to Pierre Bourdieu’s insights into the production of the meaning and value of cultural works. Drawing on Franco Moretti’s recent suggestion that we ... More


Multivariable Social Acrobatics and Misfit Counterpublics: Violette Leduc and Hervé Guibert

Michael Lucey

in Someone: The Pragmatics of Misfit Sexualities, from Colette to Hervé Guibert

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226606187
eISBN:
9780226606354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226606354.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter studies works by Violette Leduc and Hervé Guibert. Its first line of inquiry has to do with idiosyncrasy. Leduc and Guibert are examples of people whose sociologically idiosyncratic ... More


Sexuality and the Literary Field

Michael Lucey

in Someone: The Pragmatics of Misfit Sexualities, from Colette to Hervé Guibert

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226606187
eISBN:
9780226606354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226606354.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter investigates the ways the topics of same-sex and misfit sexualities impacted the structures of the French literary field. The chapter proceeds by adapting some of the standard ways of ... More


Exiles on Main Stream: Valuing the Popularity of Postcolonial Literature (from Friends and Enemies)

Chris Bongie

in Bourdieu and Postcolonial Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382967
eISBN:
9781781384084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382967.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores the under-theorized (dis)connection between cultural studies and postcolonial studies by teasing out the foundational bias of postcolonial studies—or what Pierre Bourdieu would ... More


Considering Contemporaneity: Woolf and “the Maternal Generation”

Mary Jean Corbett

in Virginia Woolf and Her Female Contemporaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781942954088
eISBN:
9781786944122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954088.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Building on Pierre Bourdieu’s suggestion that contests between generations structure the literary field, this essay looks closely at Virginia Woolf’s attitudes to her older female contemporaries ... More


Introduction: Gatekeeping and World Literature

William Marling

in Gatekeepers: The Emergence of World Literature and the 1960s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190274146
eISBN:
9780190274177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274146.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The romantic idea of the writer as an isolated genius has died, but there are few studies documenting the sociology of publishing, particularly the role of “gatekeeping.” How do friends, agents, ... More


Afterword

Greg Forter

in Critique and Utopia in Postcolonial Historical Fiction: Atlantic and Other Worlds

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198830436
eISBN:
9780191880018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830436.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, American Colonial Literature

The Afterword recapitulates the book’s main ideas and discusses some of the paths not taken, especially theoretically. It reiterates the value of postcolonial historical fiction’s effort to anatomize ... More


Gabriel García Márquez: Gatekeepers and Prise de Position

William Marling

in Gatekeepers: The Emergence of World Literature and the 1960s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190274146
eISBN:
9780190274177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274146.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

García Márquez’ career, read through the lens of Bourdieu’s analysis of Gustave Flaubert, shows us how patrons, cohorts, friends, agents, and translators can nudge a writer into position economically ... More


Introduction

Vike Martina Plock

in Modernism, Fashion and Interwar Women Writers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474427418
eISBN:
9781474434607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427418.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The introduction examines how theorists at the turn of the twentieth century conceptualised fashion and began to associate it with such concepts as ‘novelty’, ‘standardization’ and ‘capitalism’. It ... More


An Intellectual Topography of the Early Modern Inns of Court

Jessica Winston

in Lawyers at Play: Literature, Law, and Politics at the Early Modern Inns of Court, 1558-1581

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198769422
eISBN:
9780191822421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769422.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Taking Pierre Bourdieu’s concept of ‘habitus’ as a key term, this chapter introduces the early modern Inns of Court, examining tensions between the multifaceted and multigenerational aspects of the ... More


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