Search Results for: constructing-modernity

Constructing Modernity

Pub Date : 2000 | Author : Martin Hammer | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 0300076886
ISBN 13 : 9780300076882

Naum Gabo (1890-1977), whose eventful life took him from his native Russia to Berlin, Paris, London, and finally the United States, achieved renown as one of the most inventive and..


The Lure Of Dreams

Pub Date : 2005-08-04 | Author : Harvie Ferguson | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134945450
ISBN 13 : 1134945450

From literary theory to social anthropology, the influence of Freud runs through every part of the human and social sciences. In The Lure of Dreams, Harvie Ferguson shows how Freud..


Constructing And Resisting Modernity

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : Susan Larson | Publisher : Iberoamericana Editorial Vervuert S.L.U

ISBN 10 : 8484895572
ISBN 13 : 9788484895572

This book studies the urban spaces imagined by the technocrats who had the power to shape Madrid between 1900 and 1936 and relates them to the fiction of authors who responded by c..


Henry Miller And Narrative Form

Pub Date : 2006-06-01 | Author : James Decker | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134238385
ISBN 13 : 113423838X

In this bold study James M. Decker argues against the commonly held opinion that Henry Miller’s narratives suffer from ‘formlessness’. He instead positions Miller as a stylis..


Late Modernity And Social Change

Pub Date : 2007-09-12 | Author : Brian Heaphy | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134460984
ISBN 13 : 1134460988

Sometimes social theory can seem dry and intimidating – as if it is something completely apart from everyday life. But in this incisive new text, Brian Heaphy show exactly how th..


Image Into Identity

Pub Date : 2006-01 | Author : Michael Wintle | Publisher : Rodopi

ISBN 10 : 9789042020641
ISBN 13 : 9042020644

The pervading theme of this book is the construction and allocation of identity, especially through images and imagery. The essays analyse how the dominant social discourses and im..


Questions Of Modernity

Pub Date : 2000 | Author : Timothy Mitchell | Publisher : U of Minnesota Press

ISBN 10 : 0816631336
ISBN 13 : 9780816631339

Modernity has always laid claim to universal certainty--which meant assigning a different and lesser significance to anything deemed purely local, non-Western, or lacking a univers..