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Language Poetry and Collective Life

Oren Izenberg

in Being Numerous: Poetry and the Ground of Social Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144832
eISBN:
9781400836529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144832.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the logic behind Bob Perelman's wish to produce an account of poetry as an enterprise deeply involved in manifesting the possibility of social life, or in producing confidence ... More


Democratic Historicism

Eric Heinze

in Hate Speech and Democratic Citizenship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198759027
eISBN:
9780191818806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759027.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Hate speech debates within comparative law and politics have been structured by a misleadingly determinist dichotomy between the US and other democracies, which ends up explaining little about free ... More


Saul Bellow’s Class of Explaining Creatures: Mr. Sammler’s Planet and the Rise of Neoconservatism

Stephen Schryer

in Fantasies of the New Class: Ideologies of Professionalism in Post-World War II American Fiction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157575
eISBN:
9780231527477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157575.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter reviews Saul Bellow's novel, Mr. Sammler's Planet, examining particularly the protagonist's sociological perspective: social reality is determined by ideas and values disseminated by ... More


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