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Walter Scott and Contemporary Theory

Evan Gottlieb
Format
Book
Published
London ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9781441120229 (pbk.), 144112022X (pbk.), 9781441182531 (hardback), 1441182535 (hardback), 9781441128744 (ebook (pdf)), 1441128743 (ebook (pdf)), 9781441133540 (ebook (epub)), 1441133542 (ebook (epub))
Contents
  • Introduction: Everything you always wanted to know about Scott but were afraid to ask Contemporary Theory (and vice versa)
  • Subjectivity, or Waverley and Ivanhoe with Žižek
  • Historicity, or the antiquary and Redgauntlet with Koselleck and Delanda
  • Hybridity and performativity, or Rob Roy and the Talisman with Bhabha and Butler
  • Governmentality, or The heart of mid-lothian and Quentin Durward with Foucault and Agamben
  • Hospitality and community, or The bride of Lammermoor and Chronicles of the Canongate with Habermas, Derrida, and a multitude of theorists
  • Conclusion: Posthuman Scott?.
Description
187 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]-183) and index.
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