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Introduction: By Way of Rancière

Edward J. Hughes

in Egalitarian Strangeness: On Class Disturbance and Levelling in Modern and Contemporary French Narrative

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800348424
eISBN:
9781800852358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348424.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The discussion opens with some brief reflections by Fernand Léger, Samuel Beckett, and Roland Barthes on the relationship between art and labour. The work of Jacques Rancière is then introduced and ... More


The Last Utopians: Four Late Nineteenth-Century Visionaries and Their Legacy

Michael Robertson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691154169
eISBN:
9781400889600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154169.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

For readers reared on the dystopian visions of Nineteen Eighty-Four and The Handmaid's Tale, the idea of a perfect society may sound more sinister than enticing. This literary history of a time ... More


Egalitarian Strangeness: On Class Disturbance and Levelling in Modern and Contemporary French Narrative

Edward J. Hughes

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800348424
eISBN:
9781800852358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348424.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The formulation ‘egalitarian strangeness’ is a direct borrowing from Courts voyages au pays du peuple [Short Voyages to the Land of the People] (1990), a set of essays by the contemporary French ... More


Deprovincializing Anticaste Thought: A Genealogy of Ambedkar’s Dalit

Anupama Rao

in The Postcolonial Contemporary: Political Imaginaries for the Global Present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280063
eISBN:
9780823281510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280063.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This essay focuses on the inherent globality of anticaste thought, and underscores the significance of historical comparison (race, class, minority) in the writings of key thinkers who predicated ... More


Introduction: Reworking the Human’s Limits

Lucy Bollington and Paul Merchant (eds)

in Latin American Culture and the Limits of the Human

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401490
eISBN:
9781683402169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401490.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The essays collected in this volume demonstrate that a critical perspective anchored in conflict and multiplicity at the edge of what is termed “human” can generate fresh assessments of the ways in ... More


Integral Anarchism

Simon Springer

in The Anarchist Roots of Geography: Toward Spatial Emancipation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816697724
eISBN:
9781452955155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697724.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The fifth chapter seeks to position anarchism as an ethical philosophy of nonviolence and the absolute rejection of war. The argument contextualizes outside of religion and within the processual ... More


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