From Orientalism to Cultural Capital presents a fascinating account of the wave of Russophilia that pervaded British literary culture in the early twentieth century. The authors bring a new approach to the study of this period, exploring the literary phenomenon through two theoretical models from the social sciences: Orientalism and the notion of «cultural capital»… Continue reading From Orientalism to Cultural Capital published
Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the launch of the new book series: Global Literary Modernisms Series Editors: Professor Gregory Castle, Arizona State University Professor Alex Davis, University College Cork Professor Lee Jenkins, University College Cork The Global Literary Modernisms series provides a platform for literary scholarship on modernism across genres… Continue reading New book series: Global Literary Modernisms
Alexandra Harris, one of the editors of Modernism on Sea, writes about her hero, William Cowper, in The Guardian: click here to read the article.
The contentious relationship between modernism and totalitarianism is a key element in the architectural history of the twentieth century. Post-war historiography refused to admit any overlap between the high modernism of the 1920s and the architecture of National Socialism, as it contradicted the definition of modernism as the essential architectural expression of liberal democracy. However,… Continue reading Monumentality and Modernity in Hitler’s Berlin
This book argues that a silent axis of the unconscious world rests largely undiscovered. It recasts foundational concepts in the psychology of Freud, Jung, Carol Gilligan and R.D. Laing, as well as in cognitive science, to highlight this hidden unconscious axis: primordial spaces of diametric and concentric structures. The author generates fresh approaches to understanding the… Continue reading The Primordial Dance