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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


Introduction: Dreamworlds of Race

Duncan Bell

in Dreamworlds of Race: Empire and the Utopian Destiny of Anglo-America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691194011
eISBN:
9780691208671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194011.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This introductory chapter explores some of the most ambitious ideas about the unification of Anglo-America, concentrating on the years between 1880 and the First World War. During that tumultuous ... More


The Question of Humourlessness (Rousseau, Sade, God, and Brisset)

WALTER REDFERN

in French Laughter: Literary Humour from Diderot to Tournier

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199237579
eISBN:
9780191696749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237579.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Fully prepared to accept the idea of unconscious humour, though reluctant to believe in unmeant humour, the author of this chapter discusses humourlessness. Humourlessness seems to be the lack of an ... More


Investigating a Fateful Encounter

Michael Burrage

in Revolution and the Making of the Contemporary Legal Profession: England, France, and the United States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282982
eISBN:
9780191700231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282982.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter examines the aftershocks and later reverberations of the revolutions in France, England, and the United States and their impact on the legal profession. It suggests that law without ... More


No place

Mark Brown

in Paul Auster

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073960
eISBN:
9781781700945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073960.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explains how Auster represents spaces that cannot be found on the map in two of his novels. It shows that the places that are represented in The Music of Chance and In the Country of ... More


The Utopia of Film: Cinema and Its Futures in Godard, Kluge, and Tahimik

Christopher Pavsek

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160995
eISBN:
9780231530811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160995.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The German filmmaker Alexander Kluge has long promoted cinema's relationship with the goals of human emancipation. Jean-Luc Godard and Filipino director Kidlat Tahimik also believe in cinema's ... More


Utopia's Ghost: Architecture and Postmodernism, Again

Reinhold Martin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669622
eISBN:
9781452946733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669622.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

Architectural postmodernism had a significant impact on the broader development of postmodern thought. This book offers a critical reconsideration of their relationship. Combining discourse analysis, ... More


Overview

David Estlund

in Utopophobia: On the Limits (If Any) of Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691147161
eISBN:
9780691197500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147161.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter provides a substantive overview of many of the main issues and lines of argument in the book. In doing so, the chapter considers the “Utopia as Dystopia” notion in terms of what would be ... More


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