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Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 01 January 2009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9009-1
...The à-venir<subtitle>Undoing Sovereignty and Teleology</subtitle> ...
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390091-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9009-1
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 14 September 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391098-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9109-8
Book Chapter

By Pheng Cheah
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... normative theory of world literature temporality worlding teleology heterotemporality ...
Book Chapter

By Pheng Cheah
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... space cosmopolitanism capital teleology world-system Henri Lefebvre ...
Book Chapter

By Pheng Cheah
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... teleology of history violence cultural capital international recognition cultural hierarchy Eurocentrism ...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374534-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... of the world, including teleology and the phenomenological concept of worlding, as resources for a normative conception of world literature. It then summarizes how postcolonial narrative literature draws on different temporalities to resist the destructive force of globalization and enable the emergence...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374534-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... this account of cultural capital is superior to the account of world literature as a struggle over literary values. teleology of history violence cultural capital international recognition cultural hierarchy Eurocentrism ...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374534-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... This chapter suggests that decolonization has to be understood in terms of its temporal structure and argues that its teleological time has given way to reassertions of multiple precolonial temporalities because of the failure of the promises of decolonization in postcolonial capitalist...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374534-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
..., and his critique of geographical concepts of world and the spiritualist and materialist teleologies of Goethe, Hegel, and Marx. The chapter then examines in greater detail his argument that radically finite temporality is a force of worlding and considers its implications for understanding modern...
Published: 05 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375333-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7533-3
... The central claim of this chapter is that Bergson’s élan vital is not a teleology, only a direction. Like the free act, creative evolution allows for determinism only retroactively. Here Jankélévitch lays out Bergson’s method of philosophical intuition, which alone both follows and comprehends...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374534-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... by world-systems theory. The chapter formulates a materialist account of world literature from these resources. space cosmopolitanism capital teleology world-system Henri Lefebvre ...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... in the justification of violence in relations between states, and how this account of cultural capital is superior to the account of world literature as a struggle over literary values. teleology of history violence cultural capital international recognition cultural hierarchy Eurocentrism...
Book Chapter

By Lalaie Ameeriar
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373407-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7340-7
... of multiculturalism. The frustrations, anxieties, and desperation that Pakistani immigrant women experience in Toronto make visible the effects of large-scale social transformations on everyday lives. Their experiences challenge teleologies of success that are reproduced in master narratives of capitalism...
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372882-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7288-2
... this notion has served to surreptitiously recuperate three axioms of vulgar Marxism: (i) technico-economic determinism; (ii) teleology; and (iii) historical inevitability. This paradox of a Marxist specter haunting globalization is then analyzed in terms of its concrete effects, which include encouraging...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... questions the teleological coming-out discourse that posits the act of leaving home—family, country of origin, or signifiers of one’s assigned sex—as a prerequisite for actualizing one’s lived gender; through the medium of craft, it also disrupts the problematically gendered logic of transnational capital...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374084-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7408-4
... This chapter revisits W. E. B. Du Bois’s The Souls of Black Folk in the effort to draw out a relevant tension in the text. On the one hand, Du Bois seems to assimilate black strivings into a progressive, teleological narrative that finds its culmination in the civic nation and the ideals...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374084-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7408-4
... as the disjointed quality of time (the present is never coherent and seamless but haunted by complicated pasts). In Ellison’s novel, jazz-informed notions of time cut against and challenge teleological histories associated with Marxism. In Morrison’s novel, jazz-informed ideas and sounds challenge early, optimistic...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... of widely accepted understandings of the world as objective presence, as the sphere created by intercourse among subjects, and his critique of geographical concepts of world and the spiritualist and materialist teleologies of Goethe, Hegel, and Marx. The chapter then examines in greater detail his argument...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
...Of Other Worlds to Come This chapter suggests that decolonization has to be understood in terms of its temporal structure and argues that its teleological time has given way to reassertions of multiple precolonial temporalities because of the failure of the promises of decolonization...