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Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398783-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9878-3
... THE VICTIMS OF NEW HISTORICISM he title of this essay is prompted by a series of recent attacks on T the New Historicism, most of which take the form either of sug• gesting, as does Carolyn Porter, that New...
Published: 30 June 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382645-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8264-5
...American Literature and the New Historicism: The Example of Frederick Douglass Gregory S. Jay Rhetorics of History Even seasoned observers of academic fashions may feel giddy notic• ing the rise of something called the...
Published: 29 June 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382393-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8239-3
...Lora Vanishing Americans: Gender, Empire, and Romero New Historicism CUltural historians have identified James Fenimore Cooper's The Last of the Mohicans as one of approximately forty novels published in the U.S. between 1824 and 1834 that together...
Published: 11 October 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390619-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9061-9
... CHAPTER SIX Emma Pérez Dreams the Breach: Rubbing Chicano History and Historicism ’til It Bleeds His words were big, his message mindless. emma pérez, Gulf Dreams I’m brooding in a meeting. Confessing. Healing...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399100-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9910-0
...Introduction. Reading beyond Redemption: Historicism, Irony, and the Lessons of Romanticism THOMAS PFAU The historian is a prophet facing backwards.-Schlegel Grounding is philosophizing. Thinking is poetry. ("Ergriinden ist filosofieren. Erdenken ist Dichten.) - Novalis...
Published: 16 February 2005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8664-3
... PART II HISTORICIZING TYLER STOVALL Murder in Montmartre Race, Sex, and Crime in Jazz Age Paris The 1940 film The Letter, one of Hollywood’s great melodramas, opens with an arresting scene. Set on a rubber plantation in British...
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372882-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7288-2
... Chapter 3 undertakes an untimely investigation into the valorization of democracy in the dominant political imaginary. Drawing on the resources of a radicalized form of historicism, it demonstrates that this is a modern phenomenon and resituates democratophilia in a triumphalist logic of history...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391388-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9138-8
...Complex Visuality The Radical Middleground ira livingston He walked into the shreds of flame. But they did not bite into his flesh, they caressed him and engulfed him without heat or combustion. With relief, with humiliation, with terror, he understood that he too was an appearance...
Published: 01 February 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395546-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9554-6
...intRodUction Sentiment, Sensation, Visual Culture, and Radical World Movements, 1886–1927 Radical Sensations traces the persistent legacies of sentiment and sensation in U.S. literature, media, and visual culture from 1886, the year of the...
Published: 04 September 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389200-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8920-0
...5. POWER LINES Toward a Feminism of Radical Belonging ‘‘When friends of color of mine have had one of those days when they’ve been shit on by white people and they want to bitch about white peopleRobyn is leaning back in her chairthis is not the time for me to say, ‘Well, you know, I’m...
Published: 15 September 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395683-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9568-3
... chapter 3 VIRTUOUS WOMEN, RADICAL ETHICS, AND NEW REGIMES OF VALUE On the eve of the Asia Social Forum I made my way out of the Hyderabad train station, looking for Jaya. I spotted her...
Published: 21 January 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9365-8
... Part 1 Switchover Historicizing the Digital Revolution G aemer Turner Convergence and Divergence The International Experience of Digital Television At the end of her account of American television, The Tele...
Published: 27 September 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8405-2
... PART ONE Historicizing New Technologies in the Classroom CHAPTER ONE Media and Global Education Television’s Debut in Classrooms from...
Published: 22 December 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389422-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8942-2
... Yohuru Williams introduction From Oakland to Omaha historicizing the panthers In late summer 1966, the New York Times reported on the activities of ‘‘an amalgamation of...
Published: 27 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387039-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8703-9
...2 Historicizing America ocqueville and the Ideology of Exceptionalism ‘‘To be able to write about America without quoting Tocque- ville Joseph Epstein observes in his introduction to Tocque- ville’s Democracy in...
Published: 12 April 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393566-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9356-6
... — 10 — Recapturing Jane Eyre Reflections on Historicizing the Colonial Encounter in Victorian Britain Bertha Mason is introduced into the text by a ‘‘low, slow ha! ha The sound of this laughter reverberates through feminist literary...
Published: 30 May 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380214-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8021-4
... chapter 2 Dangerous Liaisons? Frustrated Radicals, Master Professionals Guilt by Association—The History of a Debate One of the most memorable characters in Yambo Ouologuem’s 1968novel Bound to Violence is the anthropologist Fritz Shrobenius. Intent on research- ing the ‘‘night of...
Published: 05 May 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389149-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8914-9
... RADICALIZING DEMOCRATIC THEORY: SOCIAL SPACE IN CONNOLLY, DELEUZE, AND RANCIÈRE Michael J. Shapiro RECONCEIVING DEMOCRACY: RANCIÈRE AND CONNOLLY ON CONTINGENCY in a radical challenge to the dominant...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399100-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9910-0
..., and Paul Hamilton, Marjorie Levinson asserts, "We have had more than Between Irony and Radicalism 79 enough reflection on 'the new historicism'" (I). This is the very first sen• tence of her book, a decidedly New Historicist collection that intends, as...
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375654-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7565-4
... An experiment in “self-historicizing,” this partly autobiographical chapter looks back on Writing Culture more than a quarter century later. It asks how these years can be narrated historically. It locates the book with reference to postwar experiences of decolonization and globalization...