By Bonnie Latimer
By Bonnie Latimer
By Donald Phillip Verene
By Mark Knight
This detailed and complete quantity seems on the examine of literature and faith from a latest severe viewpoint. together with dialogue of worldwide literature and global religions, this spouse appears to be like at:
Thoroughly brought and contextualised, this quantity is a fascinating advent to this massive and intricate field.
By Derek Gladwin,Christine Cusick
By Haomin Gong,Xin Yang
New details applied sciences have, to an unheard of measure, come to reshape human family members, identities and groups either on-line and offline. As net narratives together with on-line fiction, poetry and movies replicate and symbolize ambivalent politics in China, the chinese language nation needs to let the bold gentle energy of this new medium while even as dealing with the ideological uncertainties it unavoidably entails.
This ebook investigates the ways that category, gender, ethnicity and ethics are reconfigured, complex and enriched by means of the heavily intertwined on-line and offline realities in China. It combs via quite a lot of theories on web tradition, highbrow heritage, and literary, movie, and cultural stories, and explores a number of on-line cultural fabrics, together with digitized spoofing, microblog fictions, micro-films, on-line fictions, internet dramas, pictures, flash mobs, renowned literature and movies. those fabrics have performed a massive function in shaping the modern cultural scene, yet have to date acquired little serious consciousness. right here, the authors show how chinese language web tradition has supplied a way to interfere within the differently monolithic narratives of id and neighborhood.
Offering a tremendous contribution to the quickly turning out to be box of net reviews, this booklet can also be of curiosity to scholars and students of chinese language tradition, literary and movie reviews, media and conversation stories, and chinese language society.
By Danny O'Connor
This e-book is an intensive re-appraisal of the poetry of Ted Hughes, putting him within the context of continental theorists similar to Jacques Lacan, Jacques Derrida and Slavoj Zizek to handle the traumas of his paintings. As an undergraduate, Hughes used to be visited in his sleep through a burnt fox/man who left a bloody handprint on his essay, caution him of the risks of literary feedback. Hereafter, feedback grew to become ‘burning the foxes’. This publication bargains a defence of literary feedback, drawing Hughes’ poetry and prose into the community of theoretical paintings he brushed aside as ‘the tyrant’s whisper’ by way of demonstrating a shared obstacle with trauma.
Covering quite a lot of Hughes’ paintings, it explores some of the traumas that outline his writing. if it is evaluating his suggestion of guy as cut up from nature with that of Jacques Lacan, contemplating his difficult courting with language in mild of Roland Barthes and Jacques Derrida, seeing him within the paintings gallery and on the videos with Gilles Deleuze, or contemplating his stricken courting with femininity in regard to Teresa Brennan and Slavoj Žižek, Burning the Foxes offers a clean examine a well-recognized poet.
By Dana Kristofor Lindaman
By George Nicolas El-Hage
By Saskia Guckenburg
By Rob Latham
·Definitions and bounds of the genre
·The many types of technological know-how fiction, from time go back and forth to 'inner space'
·Ideology and identification: from utopian delusion to feminist, queer and environmental readings
·The non-human: androids, extraterrestrial beings, cyborgs and animals
·Race and the legacy of colonialism
the amount additionally positive aspects annotated courses to additional examining on those topics.
contains writings by way of: Marc Angenot, J.G. Ballard, Damien Broderick, Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, Samuel R. Delany, Philip ok. Dick, Grace Dillon, Kodwo Eshun, Carl Freedman, Allison de Fren, Hugo Gernsback, Donna Haraway, N. Katherine Hayles, Robert A. Heinlein, Nalo Hopkinson, Veronica Hollinger, Fredric Jameson, Gwyneth Jones, Rob Latham, Roger Luckhurst, Judith Merril, John B. Michel, Wendy Pearson, John Rieder, Lysa Rivera, Joanna Russ, Mary Shelley, Stephen Hong Sohn, Susan Sontag, Bruce Sterling, Darko Suvin, Vernor Vinge, Sherryl Vint, H.G. Wells, David Wittenberg and Lisa Yaszek