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Millennial Literatures of the Americas, 1492-2002

Thomas O. Beebee

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195339383
eISBN:
9780199867097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339383.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This book compares modern literary treatments of the theme of millennium—stories of the “end of the world,” conceived as the ultimate battle between good and evil resulting in the institution of an ... More


Faust's and Heidegger's Technology: Building as Poiesis

Claudia Brodsky

in In the Place of Language: Literature and the Architecture of the Referent

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230006
eISBN:
9780823235285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230006.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter continues the analysis established in the previous chapter, and connects it to Heidegger's views of “modern technology” as Berman used it. It reveals that this “technology” as applied to ... More


Currents of Consciousness; or, my mother is a graphophone

Julian Murphet

in Faulkner's Media Romance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190664244
eISBN:
9780190664275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190664244.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter explores the acoustical dynamics of the novels Sanctuary and As I Lay Dying (with an extended glance at Light in August) to demonstrate how intimately attuned Faulkner’s verbal art was ... More


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