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Empire of LanguageToward a Critique of (Post) colonial Expression

Empire of Language: Toward a Critique of (Post) colonial Expression

Laurent Dubreuil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450563
eISBN:
9780801467516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450563.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The relationship between power and language has been a central theme in critical theory for decades now, yet there is still much to be learned about the sheer force of language in the world in which ... More

Is Time Out of Joint?On the Rise and Fall of the Modern Time Regime

Is Time Out of Joint?: On the Rise and Fall of the Modern Time Regime

Aleida Assmann

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742439
eISBN:
9781501742446
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742439.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Is, as Hamlet once complained, time out of joint? Have the ways we understand the past and the future—and their relationship to the present—been reordered? The past, it seems, has returned with a ... More

Spaces of FeelingAffect and Awareness in Modernist Literature

Spaces of Feeling: Affect and Awareness in Modernist Literature

Marta Figlerowicz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714221
eISBN:
9781501714245
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714221.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Can other people notice our affects more easily than we do? Spaces of Feeling examines modernist novels and poems that treat this possibility as electrifying, as well as deeply disturbing. Their ... More

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