Post-Contemporary Interventions

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  1. Utopia Limited
    Utopia Limited is an original, engaging account of how postmodernism emerged from the political and cultural upheaval of the 1960s. Marianne DeKoven argues that aspects of sixties radical politics and culture simultaneously embodied... Learn More
    Published: 10th May 2004
    Hardback | £97.00
    Paperback | £25.99
  2. Masculine/Feminine
    Nelly Richard is one of the most prominent cultural theorists writing in Latin America today. As a participant in Chile’s neo-avantgarde, Richard worked to expand the possibilities for cultural debate within the constraints... Learn More
    Published: 28th April 2004
    Hardback | £75.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  3. The Insubordination of Signs
    Nelly Richard is one of the most prominent cultural theorists writing in Latin America today. As a participant in Chile’s neo-avantgarde, Richard worked to expand the possibilities for cultural debate within the constraints... Learn More
    Published: 23rd March 2004
    Hardback | £79.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  4. The Expediency of Culture
    The Expediency of Culture is a pioneering theorization of the changing role of culture in an increasingly globalized world. George Yúdice explores critically how groups ranging from indigenous activists to nation-states... Learn More
    Published: 23rd January 2004
    Hardback | £101.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  5. The Abyss of Representation
    From the Copernican revolution of Immanuel Kant to the cognitive mapping of Fredric Jameson to the postcolonial politics of Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, representation has been posed as both indispensable and impossible. In his... Learn More
    Published: 16th July 2003
    Hardback | £92.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  6. Chicana Feminisms
    Chicana Feminisms presents new essays on Chicana feminist thought by scholars, creative writers, and artists. This volume moves the field of Chicana feminist theory forward by examining feminist creative expression, the politics... Learn More
    Published: 9th July 2003
    Paperback | £25.99
  7. Lucchesi and The Whale
    Lucchesi and The Whale is an unusual work of fiction by noted author and critic Frank Lentricchia. Its central character, Thomas Lucchesi Jr., is a college professor in the American heartland whose obsessions and compulsions include... Learn More
    Published: 25th June 2003
    Paperback | £19.99
  8. Cultures of the Death Drive
    Cultures of the Death Drive is a comprehensive guide to the work of pioneering psychoanalyst Melanie Klein (1882–1960) and to developments in Kleinian theory to date. It is also an analysis and a demonstration of the distinctive... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2003
    Hardback | £106.00
    Paperback | £28.99
  9. Dark Continents
    Sigmund Freud infamously referred to women's sexuality as a “dark continent” for psychoanalysis, drawing on colonial explorer Henry Morton Stanley’s use of the same phrase to refer to Africa. While the problematic... Learn More
    Published: 22nd April 2003
    Hardback | £92.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  10. Lines of Flight
    For Thomas Pynchon, the characteristic features of late capitalism—the rise of the military-industrial complex, consumerism, bureaucratization and specialization in the workplace, standardization at all levels of social... Learn More
    Published: 22nd November 2002
    Hardback | £92.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  11. Disenchanting Les Bons Temps
    The expression laissez les bons temps rouler—"let the good times roll"—conveys the sense of exuberance and good times associated with southern Louisiana’s vibrant cultural milieu. Yet, for Cajuns, descendants... Learn More
    Published: 19th November 2002
    Hardback | £88.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  12. Parables for the Virtual
    Although the body has been the focus of much contemporary cultural theory, the models that are typically applied neglect the most salient characteristics of embodied existence—movement, affect, and sensation—in favor... Learn More
    Published: 9th April 2002
    Hardback | £92.00
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  13. The Space In-Between
    Silviano Santiago has been a pioneer in the development of concepts crucial to the discourse of contemporary critical and cultural theory, especially postcolonial theory. The notions of “hybridity” and “the space... Learn More
    Published: 8th April 2002
    Hardback | £84.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  14. The Cinema of Economic Miracles
    The Italian art cinema of the 1960s is known worldwide for its brilliance and vitality. Yet rarely has this cinema been considered in relation to the profound economic and cultural changes that transformed Italy during the sixties--described... Learn More
    Published: 26th February 2002
    Hardback | £88.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  15. Situatedness, or, Why We Keep Saying Where We re Coming From
    “Let me tell you where I'm coming from . . .”—so begins many a discussion in contemporary U.S. culture. Pressed by an almost compulsive desire to situate ourselves within a definite matrix of reference points... Learn More
    Published: 9th January 2002
    Hardback | £92.00
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  16. No Apocalypse, No Integration
    Winner of the Premio Iberoamericano Book Award in 1997 (Spanish Edition)What form does the crisis of modernity take in Latin America when societies are politically demobilized and there is no revolutionary agenda in sight? How... Learn More
    Published: 8th January 2002
    Hardback | £84.00
    Paperback | £21.99
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