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Forty-four specially written chapters provide a thorough and creative reading of Dante’s oeuvre. The volume combines a rigorous reassessment of Dante’s formation, themes, and sources, with a theoretically up-to-date focus on textuality, thereby offering a new critical Dante.
Beverly Buchanan's Marsh Ruins (1981) are large, solid mounds of cement and shell-based tabby concrete, yet their presence has always been elusive.
Is materialism still relevant to critically think politics? Associated with fatalism and naturalism, it evolved as a central concept of progressive politics, in Marxist- and Spinoza-based approaches, New Materialism, and feminist discourses.
The strange brotherhood between art fairs and biennials, and other recurrent or mega exhibitions, continues to arose criticism but little attention in academic literature, despite the importance of such exhibition formats in the life cycle of art, artists, and anyone entering the art world.
Same old offers a rethinking of positions that have defined queer theory since its inception in the early 1990s. Steeped in philosophical and political commitments to 'difference', queer theoretical frameworks have tended to assume that ideas related to 'sameness' only thwart and stymie queer forms of life.
Opening to passion as a transformative force; extending desire to the text; imagining pleasures outside the norm; overcoming loss, defying resolution and cohesion. These are some of the possibilities of lyric that this book explores.
Weathering is atmospheric, temporal, transformative. It implies exposure to the elements and processes of wearing down or accrued patina. It also denotes ways in which subjects resist adversity. This volume contemplates weathering across many fields and disciplines.
'Climate Fictions' continues to open up the concept to new modes of theorizing the relation between climate and fiction beyond the boundaries of the novel and beyond questions of genre, where climate fiction scholarship has so far largely resided.
This special issue of Studies in the Fantastic on 'Weird Temporalities' engages the relationship between 'The Weird' (old and new) as a genre, mode, or aesthetic with question of temporality.
This book examines philosophy’s recurrent preoccupation with journalism. It shows how modern European philosophy's preoccupation with the news inflects theories of history, time, and language.
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