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Discourses Of The Vanishing

Pub Date : 2010-02-15 | Author : Marilyn Ivy | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226388342
ISBN 13 : 0226388344

Japan today is haunted by the ghosts its spectacular modernity has generated. Deep anxieties about the potential loss of national identity and continuity disturb many in Japan, des..

A Critique Of Postcolonial Reason

Pub Date : 1999-06-28 | Author : Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780674504172
ISBN 13 : 0674504178

Are the "culture wars" over? When did they begin? What is their relationship to gender struggle and the dynamics of class? In her first full treatment of postcolonial studies, a fi..

Animals Erased

Pub Date : 2012-04-06 | Author : Arran Stibbe | Publisher : Wesleyan University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780819572332
ISBN 13 : 0819572330

Animals are disappearing, vanishing, and dying out—not just in the physical sense of becoming extinct, but in the sense of being erased from our consciousness. Increasingly, inte..

Dark Vanishings

Pub Date : 2003-07-24 | Author : Patrick Brantlinger | Publisher : Cornell University Press

ISBN 10 : 0801488761
ISBN 13 : 9780801488764

Brantlinger here examines the commonly held 19th-century view that all "primitive" races around the world were doomed sooner or later to extinction...

Amusing Ourselves To Death

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Neil Postman | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 014303653X
ISBN 13 : 9780143036531

Examines the ways in which television has transformed public discourse--in politics, education, religion, science, and elsewhere--into a form of entertainment that undermines expos..