Post-Contemporary Interventions

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  1. Althusser and His Contemporaries
    This thoroughgoing reevaluation of Louis Althusser's philosophical project shows that the theorist was intensely engaged with the work of his contemporaries, particularly Foucault, Derrida, Deleuze, and Lacan.... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2013
    Hardback | £79.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  2. Latinamericanism after 9/11
    In Latinamericanism after 9/11, John Beverley explores Latinamericanist cultural theory in relation to new modes of political mobilization in Latin America. He contends that after 9/11, the hegemony of the United States and the... Learn More
    Published: 23rd September 2011
    Hardback | £70.00
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  3. Badiou and Politics
    Badiou and Politics offers a much-anticipated interpretation of the work of the influential French philosopher Alain Badiou. Countering ideas of the philosopher as a dogmatic, absolutist, or even mystical thinker enthralled by... Learn More
    Published: 10th August 2011
    Hardback | £95.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  4. Trespasses

    Trespasses

    Selected Writings

    Written by Masao Miyoshi, Edited by Eric Cazdyn

    Series Post-Contemporary Interventions

    Duke University Press Books

    Trespasses presents key writings of the cultural critic Misao Miyoshi, including eleven previously published selections and a major new essay in which he calls for a global environmental protection studies.... Learn More
    Published: 7th April 2010
    Hardback | £87.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  5. The Legitimacy of the Middle Ages
    A collection of theoretical essays arguing that theorists of modernity must reckon with the medieval, which is not, as some have asserted, completely separate or different from the modern.... Learn More
    Published: 8th February 2010
    Hardback | £83.00
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  6. The Speed Handbook
    An argument that the sensation of speed (made available to many through the mass-produced automobile) was the quintessential way that people experienced modernity.... Learn More
    Published: 20th July 2009
    Hardback | £83.00
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  7. Life between Two Deaths, 1989-2001
    An argument that it was only on September 11, 2001, that the symbolic universe of the Cold War was finally destroyed and a new world order put into place.... Learn More
    Published: 10th July 2009
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  8. Things Fall Away
    An argument that subaltern experiences that are devalued and overlooked in progressive late-twentieth-century Philippine literature have been essential to the social and economic changes wrought by globalization.... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2009
    Hardback | £95.00
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  9. Theodor W. Adorno
    A translation of a succinct introduction to the challenging and far-reaching thought of Theodor W. Adorno (1903–1969), one of the twentieth centurys most important thinkers.... Learn More
    Published: 6th April 2009
    Hardback | £74.00
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  10. Postsocialism and Cultural Politics
    In Postsocialism and Cultural Politics, Xudong Zhang offers a critical analysis of China’s “long 1990s,” the tumultuous years between the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown and China’s entry into the World... Learn More
    Published: 25th April 2008
    Hardback | £87.00
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  11. Jameson on Jameson
    Fredric Jameson is one of the most influential literary and cultural critics writing today. He is a theoretical innovator whose ideas about the intersections of politics and culture have reshaped the critical landscape across... Learn More
    Published: 26th December 2007
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  12. Working Fictions
    Reconceptualizing Victorian literary history, Carolyn Lesjak argues that throughout the Victorian era, fiction reflected a preoccupation with labor in relation to pleasure.... Learn More
    Published: 18th January 2007
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  13. Full Metal Apache
    Takayuki Tatsumi is one of Japan’s leading cultural critics, renowned for his work on American literature and culture. With his encyclopedic knowledge and fan’s love of both Japanese and American art and literature,... Learn More
    Published: 27th June 2006
    Hardback | £83.00
  14. The Death-Bound-Subject
    During the 1940s, in response to the charge that his writing was filled with violence, Richard Wright replied that the manner came from the matter, that the “relationship of the American Negro to the American scene [was]... Learn More
    Published: 21st April 2005
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  15. Social Choreography
    Through the concept of “social choreography” Andrew Hewitt demonstrates how choreography has served not only as metaphor for modernity but also as a structuring blueprint for thinking about and shaping modern social... Learn More
    Published: 8th April 2005
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  16. Hegel and the Freedom of Moderns

    Hegel and the Freedom of Moderns

    Written by Domenico Losurdo, Translated by Jon Morris and Marella Morris

    Series Post-Contemporary Interventions

    Duke University Press Books

    Available in English for the first time, Hegel and the Freedom of Moderns revives discussion of the major political and philosophical tenets underlying contemporary liberalism through a revolutionary interpretation of G. W. F.... Learn More
    Published: 18th August 2004
    Hardback | £87.00
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