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Chimeras of Form: Modernist Internationalism Beyond Europe, 1914-2016

Aarthi Vadde

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231180245
eISBN:
9780231542562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231180245.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In Chimeras of Form, Aarthi Vadde vividly illustrates how modernist and contemporary writers reimagine the nation and internationalism in a period defined by globalization. She explains how ... More


Planetary Modernisms: Provocations on Modernity Across Time

Susan Stanford Friedman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231170901
eISBN:
9780231539470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170901.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Drawing on a vast archive of world history, anthropology, geography, cultural theory, postcolonial studies, gender studies, literature, and art, Susan Stanford Friedman recasts modernity as a ... More


Inter-religious Relations

Peniel Rajkumar

in Christianity in South and Central Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439824
eISBN:
9781474465366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439824.003.0034
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In most parts of South and Central Asia, one religious tradition has a numerical majority. Though Christians are a minority, they have had a considerable influence on society through healthcare and ... More


Left-Wing Melancholia: Marxism, History, and Memory

Enzo Traverso

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231179423
eISBN:
9780231543019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179423.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The fall of the Berlin Wall marked the end of the Cold War but also the rise of a melancholic vision of history as a series of losses. For the political left, the cause lost was communism, and this ... 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


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


Rethinking Urbanism: Lessons from Postcolonialism and the Global South

Garth Myers

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529204452
eISBN:
9781529204490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204452.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book asks two broad central questions: what has shaped contemporary urbanism and urbanization on the planet, and what are the shapes that urbanism and urbanization take? It tackles these ... More


Assia Djebar: Out of Algeria

Jane Hiddleston

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846310317
eISBN:
9781786945341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310317.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Assia Djebar: Out of Algeria is a book about expatriation, and the constant, necessary revisiting that follows. In the book, Hiddleston seeks to conceptualise Djebar’s progressive struggle and ... More


Singing the Law: Oral Jurisprudence and the Crisis of Colonial Modernity in East African Literature

Peter Leman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621136
eISBN:
9781800341227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621136.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

“Singing the Law” is about the legal lives and afterlives of oral cultures in East Africa, particularly as they appear within the pages of written literatures during the colonial and postcolonial ... More


Negotiating Filmmaking: Adaptation, Location and Docufiction

Nuno Barradas Jorge

in ReFocus: The Films of Pedro Costa: Producing and Consuming Contemporary Art Cinema

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474444538
eISBN:
9781474481106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444538.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 2 contextualises Pedro Costa’s transition from a young director working within the constraints of Portuguese national cinema to an emergent European filmmaker enjoying a more efficient and ... More


A ‘Document of Documents’: Authorship, Intertextuality and Politics in Horse Money (2014)

Nuno Barradas Jorge

in ReFocus: The Films of Pedro Costa: Producing and Consuming Contemporary Art Cinema

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474444538
eISBN:
9781474481106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444538.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Pedro Costa’s evolving authorial process, centring its attention on 2014 feature film Horse Money. This chapter considers the different levels of intertextuality animating ... More


The Hangover after the Handover: Things, Places and Cultural Icons in Hong Kong

Helena Y.W. Wu

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621952
eISBN:
9781800341661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621952.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

As a former British colony (1842-1997) and now a Special Administrative Region (from 1997 onwards) practicing the “One Country Two Systems” policy with the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong has ... More


From Page to Stage: Cultural “In-betweenness” in (New) Love in a Fallen City

Kam Louie (ed.)

in Eileen Chang: Romancing Languages, Cultures and Genres

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083794
eISBN:
9789882209060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083794.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines Eileen Chang's novella, Love in a Fallen City, and its stage adaptations by the Hong Kong Repertory Theatre from 1987 to 2006. The author argues that ... More


Conclusion

Jane Hiddleston

in Assia Djebar: Out of Algeria

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846310317
eISBN:
9781786945341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310317.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This concluding chapter gives a final comment on Djebar’s development as a writer and her methods of writing. It focuses on her representation of the suffering felt by Algeria, and the ways in which ... More


Conclusion

Christopher Prior

in Exporting empire: Africa, colonial officials and the construction of the British imperial state, c.1900−39

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719083686
eISBN:
9781781704998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083686.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The conclusion assesses the implications of the preceding chapters for the four historiographical issues raised in the introduction. It concludes by suggesting that there were distinct ways in which ... More


Epilogue

Garth Myers

in Rethinking Urbanism: Lessons from Postcolonialism and the Global South

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529204452
eISBN:
9781529204490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204452.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This brief epilogue summarizes the core arguments. The contention of the book as a whole is that rethinking urbanism means rethinking it from the ground up, from literal and metaphorical places ... More


Installing a world city

Jenny Lin

in Above Sea: Contemporary art, urban culture, and the fashioning of global Shanghai

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526132604
eISBN:
9781526139047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526132604.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

Chapter Four considers worlding, or the city’s positioning as a cosmopolitan center on an international stage, as a philosophical construct and tangible phenomenon tied to the development and ... More


Universalisms and Francophonies

Françoise Lionnet

in Revisioning French Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620207
eISBN:
9781789623727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620207.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Françoise Lionnet’s essay provides a compelling critique of the much-discussed 2007 manifesto Pour une littérature-monde en français. In pointing out the manifesto’s ambiguities and contradictions, ... More


India, Geopolitics, and Future Wars

Suparno Banerjee

in Dis-Orienting Planets: Racial Representations of Asia in Science Fiction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811523
eISBN:
9781496811561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811523.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

With “India, Geopolitics, and Future Wars,” Suparno Banerjee demonstrates the importance of future-war narratives in the shifting geopolitical posture of India by exploring the genre, origins, and ... More


Italy's Sea: Empire and Nation in the Mediterranean, 1895-1945

Valerie McGuire

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800348004
eISBN:
9781800852082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348004.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Enriching the metropole-colony frame that has tended to dominate studies of European colonial empire, this book assumes a transnational approach to modern Italy and establishes how Italy’s national ... More


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