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The Resource Against autonomy : global dialectics of cultural exchange, Timothy J. Reiss

Against autonomy : global dialectics of cultural exchange, Timothy J. Reiss

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Against autonomy : global dialectics of cultural exchange
Title
Against autonomy
Title remainder
global dialectics of cultural exchange
Statement of responsibility
Timothy J. Reiss
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book investigates 'cultural instruments', meaning normative forms of analysis and practice that are central to Western culture and in the course of their history came to be ways of understanding and controlling different cultures. The book explores the interlocking histories of cultural instruments from antiquity to the early Enlightenment and their instrumental use and reworking by different cultures, moving from Europe to Africa and the Americas, especially the Caribbean. In the process, the author gives close readings of works by a wide range of authors. Many other authors' works become part of the book's general argument about how cultures are made, how they figure both themselves and other cultures, and how they mutually interact (when they do) through productions of what the author calls the 'fictive imagination' - what in the West is called 'art' but in different cultures may take different names and serve different purposes
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Cataloging source
INT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Reiss, Timothy J.
Dewey number
301.01
Index
index present
LC call number
HM621
LC item number
.R43 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cultural memory in the present
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Culture
  • Literature
  • Comparative literature
  • Aesthetics
  • Eurocentrism
  • Multiculturalism in literature
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Autonomy (Philosophy)
Label
Against autonomy : global dialectics of cultural exchange, Timothy J. Reiss
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [469]-508) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • On Languages, Flowers, and Geography: Outsmarting Sisyphus, Amending Eldorado, Writing Caribbean
  • Caribbean Knights: Quijote, Galahad, and the Telling of History
  • Urban Imaginings: Histories and Geographies of Place
  • Uses of Autonomy: Nostalgias, Prescriptions, and the Fictive Imagination
  • Mapping Identities, Othering Cultures
  • The Law, the Tragic, and Cultures of Dissonance
  • Disjunctive Culture, Representation, and Mimetic Ends
  • Denying Body, Making Self? Histories and Identities
  • Dreams of Science, Science of Dreams: Selves and Reasons
  • Disordering Narrative Grasp
  • Reclaiming the Soul: Poetry, Autobiography, and the Voice of History
Control code
49417876
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 532 pages
Isbn
9780804743501
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002280137
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Against autonomy : global dialectics of cultural exchange, Timothy J. Reiss
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [469]-508) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • On Languages, Flowers, and Geography: Outsmarting Sisyphus, Amending Eldorado, Writing Caribbean
  • Caribbean Knights: Quijote, Galahad, and the Telling of History
  • Urban Imaginings: Histories and Geographies of Place
  • Uses of Autonomy: Nostalgias, Prescriptions, and the Fictive Imagination
  • Mapping Identities, Othering Cultures
  • The Law, the Tragic, and Cultures of Dissonance
  • Disjunctive Culture, Representation, and Mimetic Ends
  • Denying Body, Making Self? Histories and Identities
  • Dreams of Science, Science of Dreams: Selves and Reasons
  • Disordering Narrative Grasp
  • Reclaiming the Soul: Poetry, Autobiography, and the Voice of History
Control code
49417876
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 532 pages
Isbn
9780804743501
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002280137
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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