L’archéologie pornographique

Published: September 5, 2019

L’ARCHÉOLOGIE PORNOGRAPHIQUE: MÉDECINE, MOYEN ÂGE ET HISTOIRE DE FRANCE La médecine du XIXe siècle qui était le moteur principal – intellectuel, moral et disciplinaire – dans la formation moderne de la nation française et l’écriture de l’histoire de France, fondait chacune de ses théories et de ses propositions de lois dans le berceau médiéval. Cet ouvrage démontre comment…

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Bloodless Genealogies of the French Middle Ages

Published: September 5, 2019

Bloodless Genealogies of the French Middle Ages: Translatio, Kinship, and Metaphor Zrinka Stahuljak reevaluates, in Old French literature and art, two concepts fundamental for the medieval period: genealogy and translatio. She argues that literary criticism has inherited the definition of genealogy developed by historians, wherein genealogy is defined as a bloodline linking fathers and sons from…

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Thinking Through Chrétien de Troyes

Published: September 5, 2019

THINKING THROUGH CHRÉTIEN DE TROYES An exciting reassessment of the works of Chrétien, making use of modern critical theory to test orthodox opinion. This co-written, multi-stranded book challenges assumptions about Chrétien as the author of a canon of works. In a series of lively exchanges, its five authors reassess the relationship between lyric and romance,…

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The Adventures of Gillion de Trazegnies

Published: September 5, 2019

THE ADVENTURES OF GILLION DE TRAZEGNIES: CHIVALRY AND ROMANCE IN THE MEDIEVAL EAST One of the finest works from the golden era of Flemish manuscript illumination, the Getty’s copy of the Romance of Gillion de Trazegniestells of the adventures of a medieval nobleman. Part travelogue, part romance, and part epic, the text traces the exciting exploits…

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Against Diaspora: Discourses on Sinophone Studies

Published: July 19, 2018

History of the latest book “Anti-Discrete: Chinese The Study of Language Studies proposes that the Chinese language family studies focus on the geopolitical culture of the nation-state and the Chinese language culture of the hegemonic production. The focus is on the Chinese-language community formed by three historical processes: continental colonization, colonization, and migration. / Immigration. The…

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The Holocaust: Theoretical Readings

Published: August 24, 2016

The first anthology to address the relationship between the events of the Nazi genocide and the intellectual concerns of contemporary literary and cultural theory in one substantial and indispensable volume. This agenda-setting reader brings together both classic and new writings to demonstrate how concerns arising from the Nazi genocide shaped contemporary literary and cultural theory….

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Traumatic Realism

Published: August 24, 2016

Analyzes the impact of historical trauma on contemporary culture. Drawing on a wide range of texts, Michael Rothberg puts forth an overarching framework for understanding representations of the Holocaust. Through close readings of such writers and thinkers as Theodor Adorno, Maurice Blanchot, Ruth Klüger, Charlotte Delbo, Art Spiegelman, and Philip Roth and an examination of…

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Multidirectional Memory

Published: August 24, 2016

Multidirectional Memory brings together Holocaust studies and postcolonial studies for the first time. Employing a comparative and interdisciplinary approach, the book makes a twofold argument about Holocaust memory in a global age by situating it in the unexpected context of decolonization. On the one hand, it demonstrates how the Holocaust has enabled the articulation of…

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