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The Planet and the World

Eric Hayot

in On Literary Worlds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199926695
eISBN:
9780199980499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926695.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses two significant events which are most literally relevant to world-making. These are, first, the series of cosmological and geographical revolutions leading from Ptolemy through ... More


Two cultures: Babel Tower and A Whistling Woman

Alexa Alfer and Amy J. Edwards de Campos

in A.S. Byatt: Critical Storytelling

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719066528
eISBN:
9781781701751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066528.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines the formal and thematic (dis)continuities between the earlier and later Quartet novels. It studies the prism of Byatt's involvement with modern notions of the breakdown and ... More


Science Fiction Worlding and Speculative Sex

Alexis Lothian

in Old Futures: Speculative Fiction and Queer Possibility

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479811748
eISBN:
9781479854585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811748.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 4 extends part 2’s analysis of queered and gendered black futurities to the realm of racialized queer masculinity, focusing on the work of Samuel R. Delany. His writing provides a bridge ... More


Aesthetics of the Familiar: Everyday Life and World-Making

Yuriko Saito

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199672103
eISBN:
9780191838682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199672103.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Everyday aesthetics was recently proposed as a challenge to the contemporary Anglo-American aesthetics discourse dominated by the discussion of art and beauty. This book responds to the subsequent ... More


Epilog: After the American Renaissance

Günter Leypoldt

in Cultural Authority in the Age of Whitman: A Transatlantic Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635740
eISBN:
9780748651658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635740.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter reviews the American-Renaissance construction, which lost a lot of its credibility during the 1960s and 1970s, looking at the post-Kantian Whitmanian moment, and describing Whitman's ... More


Varieties of World-Making: Beyond Globalization

Nathalie Karagiannis and Peter Wagner (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846310195
eISBN:
9781781380857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846310201
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Globalization has been the topic of heated debate in recent years, with one side asserting that it will produce a better standard of living for people around the world, and a fierce opposition ... More


Sites of World-Making: Ideology and Contestations

Mohammad Talib

in Writing Labour: Stone Quarry Workers in Delhi

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198067719
eISBN:
9780199080083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198067719.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter focuses on three Delhi sites of world-making, each acting as a site of an implicit, largely symbolic politics: the stone quarry workers' children's school, the workers' temple, and the ... More


Paradoxical publicness: becoming-imperceptible with the Brazilian lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender movement

J. Simon Hutta

in Rethinking the public: Innovations in research, theory and politics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424167
eISBN:
9781447303275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424167.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter explores the possibilities of political world making on the part of marginalised actors, focusing on the emergence of the lesbian, gay, transgender, and bisexual movement in Brazil. It ... More


Contracting and Founding in Times of Conflict

Charlotte Girard

in Varieties of World-Making: Beyond Globalization

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846310195
eISBN:
9781781380857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314346.012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The question of the emergence of a common world out of a diverse set of founding assumptions — and the question of what sort of world it can be — is crucial in the context of pronounced regional ... More


Worlds Emerging: Approaches to the Creation and Constitution of the Common Angelos Mouzakitis

Angelos Mouzakitis

in Varieties of World-Making: Beyond Globalization

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846310195
eISBN:
9781781380857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314346.013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The idea of world–making involves assumptions that human beings are makers of their own history and that in shaping their sociohistorical worlds, they experience some sort of commonality. This dual ... More


Introduction Globalization or World-Making?

Nathalie Karagiannis and Peter Wagner

in Varieties of World-Making: Beyond Globalization

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846310195
eISBN:
9781781380857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314346.001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the ways of conceptualizing world–making. It considers the thought of Hannah Arendt, Jean–Luc Nancy, and Nelson Goodman. It then turns to ... More


Republic or Empire? Beginning of Politics on the American End and the European

Manfred Henningsen

in Varieties of World-Making: Beyond Globalization

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846310195
eISBN:
9781781380857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314346.002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers a possible inversion of the North American and the European ways of world–making. The US began as a federated republic at a time when Europeans created nation states that often ... More


Multiple Modernities or Global Interconnections: Understanding the Global Post the Colonial

Gurminder K. Bhambra

in Varieties of World-Making: Beyond Globalization

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846310195
eISBN:
9781781380857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314346.004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter reviews the debate on multiple modernities in the light of the assumption that such varieties emerge in territorial forms. There is a double risk in this debate: first, by focusing on ... More


Europe, America, China: Contemporary Wars and their Implications

Michael C. Davis

in Varieties of World-Making: Beyond Globalization

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846310195
eISBN:
9781781380857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314346.005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter argues that we can grasp the world views at the root of different world–making projects by observing the types of wars waged by major powers in the global era. These world views are ... More


‘Horizontal’ Connections and Interactions in Global Development

Sandra Halperin

in Varieties of World-Making: Beyond Globalization

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846310195
eISBN:
9781781380857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314346.008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In order to consider fully the challenges and possibilities of world–making, it is necessary to understand the socioeconomic space that exists across national boundaries and how it has been ... More


The Negative Dialectics of Homonationalism, or Singapore English Newspapers and Queer World-Making

Jun Zubillaga-Pow

in Queer Singapore: Illiberal Citizenship and Mediated Cultures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139330
eISBN:
9789888180196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139330.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Exploring archives of a conservative English-language print media alongside the impact of a nationalist politics directed against homosexuals in Singapore, the writer uses a ‘queer world-making’ ... More


The Spectacle of Care: From Figure to Form

Colleen Ruth Rosenfeld

in Indecorous Thinking: Figures of Speech in Early Modern Poetics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277919
eISBN:
9780823280667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277919.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The introduction provides a concise account of the widespread popularity of figures of speech in early modern literature as well as the humanist schoolrooms in which both writers and readers were ... More


What Is Freedom?

Sharon R. Krause

in Freedom Beyond Sovereignty: Reconstructing Liberal Individualism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226234694
eISBN:
9780226234724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226234724.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

If agency is the affirmation of one’s subjective existence through concrete action in the world, political freedom is the set of interpersonal conditions that make this affirming action possible. To ... More


Plural Freedom

Sharon R. Krause

in Freedom Beyond Sovereignty: Reconstructing Liberal Individualism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226234694
eISBN:
9780226234724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226234724.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Most theories of freedom today are alike in being monist rather than pluralist in character. A pluralist view would recognize multiple forms of freedom that operate concurrently in the same domains ... More


Introduction: Superhumans in America

Ramzi Fawaz

in New Mutants: Superheroes and the Radical Imagination of American Comics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479814336
eISBN:
9781479840021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479814336.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The introduction describes the origin of the American superhero in the late 1930s as a fantasy figure that linked a belief in the limitless possibilities of technological progress with liberal ... More


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