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Death and Redemption: The Gulag and the Shaping of Soviet Society

Steven A. Barnes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151120
eISBN:
9781400838615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151120.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book offers a fundamental reinterpretation of the role of the Gulag—the Soviet Union's vast system of forced-labor camps, internal exile, and prisons—in Soviet society. Soviet authorities ... More


Conclusion: International Society and American Empire

Jason Ralph

in Defending the Society of States: Why America Opposes the International Criminal Court and its Vision of World Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199214310
eISBN:
9780191706615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214310.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter summarises and interprets the main arguments of the book. To do this it draws on E.H.Carr's criticism of the idea that a harmony always exists between the particular interests of the ... More


Three Frameworks in Search of a Policy: US Democracy Promotion in Asia‐Pacific

Takashi Inoguchi

in American Democracy Promotion: Impulses, Strategies, and Impacts

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240975
eISBN:
9780191598999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240973.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The author argues that in order to understand the impact of US democracy promotion efforts it is vital to examine what he terms the three different ‘frameworks’ that now shape the American outlook of ... More


City of Refuge: Separatists and Utopian Town Planning

Michael J. Lewis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691171814
eISBN:
9781400884315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171814.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

The vision of Utopia obsessed the nineteenth-century mind, shaping art, literature, and especially town planning. This book takes readers across centuries and continents to show how Utopian town ... More


Utopias of One

Joshua Kotin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196541
eISBN:
9781400887866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196541.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book is a new account of utopian writing. It examines how eight writers—Henry David Thoreau, W. E. B. Du Bois, Osip and Nadezhda Mandel'shtam, Anna Akhmatova, Wallace Stevens, Ezra Pound, and J. ... More


Inventions of Nemesis: Utopia, Indignation, and Justice

Douglas Mao

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691199252
eISBN:
9780691211640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691199252.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Examining literary and philosophical writing about ideal societies from Greek antiquity to the present, this book offers a striking new take on utopia's fundamental project. Noting that utopian ... More


America and the Law of Nations 1776-1939

Mark Weston Janis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579341
eISBN:
9780191722653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579341.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This book is an exploration of the ways in which Americans have perceived, applied, advanced, and frustrated international law. It demonstrates the varieties and continuities of America's approaches ... More


Postcolonial Contraventions: Cultural Readings of Race, Imperialism and Transnationalism

Laura Chrisman

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719058271
eISBN:
9781781700136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719058271.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book analyses black Atlantic studies, colonial discourse analysis and postcolonial theory, providing paradigms for understanding imperial literature, Englishness and black transnationalism. Its ... More


The Other Bishop Berkeley: An Exercise in Reenchantment

Costica Bradatan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226931
eISBN:
9780823235773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226931.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

In this book, the author proposes a new way of looking at the influential 18th-century Anglo-Irish empiricist and idealist philosopher. He approaches Berkeley's thought from the ... More


Nomad’s Progress: Isaiah Berlin Lecture

Lord Sutherland

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 131, 2004 Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263518
eISBN:
9780191734021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263518.003.0016
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses the usefulness, the appropriateness, and the viability of the metaphor of pilgrimage, as it is applied in the post-twentieth century world to the search for moral and spiritual ... More


Aristophanes: Ecclesiazusae

Alan H. Sommerstein (ed.)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856687075
eISBN:
9781800342903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856687075.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Ecclesiazusae, probably produced in 391 BC, is at once a typically Aristophanic fantasy of gender inversion, obscenity and farce, the earliest surviving work in the western Utopian tradition, and the ... More


Conclusion

Andy Mousley

in Re-Humanising Shakespeare: Literary Humanism, Wisdom and Modernity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623181
eISBN:
9780748652211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623181.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter tries to end in the simultaneously idealistic and practical spirit of literary humanism, with a thumbnail sketch, adapted from Gonzalo, of what life might be like. Although one might ... More


Theorizing a New Death Penalty: Penal Reform on the Eve of the Revolution

Paul Friedland

in Seeing Justice Done: The Age of Spectacular Capital Punishment in France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592692
eISBN:
9780191741852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592692.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, European Early Modern History

Scattered utopian and humanist writers had long imagined that prisons or forced labor might one day replace the death penalty, but it was only in the 1740s that punishment was explored from a ... More


The Mana Colony

Sarah A. Curtis

in Civilizing Habits: Women Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394184
eISBN:
9780199866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394184.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the formation of a mission in Mana, French Guiana, run by the SSJC under Javouhey's direction. First intended as a settlement for French immigrants, this colony was transformed ... More


Postwar Palingenesis: Forming the Fascist Project

Paul Corner

in The Fascist Party and Popular Opinion in Mussolini's Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198730699
eISBN:
9780191741753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198730699.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter examines the formation of the fascist project. It illustrates the objectives of the fascist movement in the light of pre-First World War intellectual currents of both left and right, of ... More


The Tale of Bluebeard in German Literature: From the Eighteenth Century to the Present

Mererid Puw Davies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242757
eISBN:
9780191697180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242757.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

‘Bluebeard’, in which women are slaughtered by a monstrous husband and their bodies hidden in a horrible chamber, is the most hair-raising of tales; yet with its happy ending, it also has a utopian ... More


‘The Death of Satan’: Stevens's ‘Esthétique du Mal’, Evil, and the Romantic Imagination

Michael O'Neill

in The All-Sustaining Air: Romantic Legacies and Renewals in British, American, and Irish Poetry since 1900

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199299287
eISBN:
9780191715099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299287.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The chapter reads ‘Esthétique du Mal’ as a work that illuminates the writings of the major Romantics, especially about evil and suffering. It argues that Stevens's poem, written at a time of ... More


Dystopia and Poetic Vision in L’Homme qui rit

Kathryn M. Grossman

in The Later Novels of Victor Hugo: Variations on the Politics and Poetics of Transcendence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199642953
eISBN:
9780191739231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642953.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Chapter 3 looks at L’Homme qui rit (1869), a work set in late- and post-Restoration England that, like Les Travailleurs de la mer, reveals Hugo’s extraordinary rhetorical and visionary powers. The ... More


Conclusion

Barbara Charlesworth Gelpi

in Shelley’s Goddess: Maternity, Language, Subjectivity

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195073843
eISBN:
9780199855179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195073843.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The final chapter summarizes how Shelley’s upbringing influenced his outlook in life in his adulthood. The chapter recounts the social system in place for rearing and training children in the 18th ... 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


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