Dead Pledges: Debt, Crisis, and Twenty-First-Century Culture (Post*45)
ISBN 10 : 9781503600690
ISBN 13 : 1503600696
Dead Pledges is the first book to explore the ways that U.S. culture—from novels and poems to photojournalism and horror movies—has responded to the collapse of the financializ..
ISBN 10 : 9781503602601
ISBN 13 : 1503602605
A novel account of the relationship between postindustrial capitalism and postmodern culture, this book looks at American poetry and art of the last fifty years in light of the mas..
ISBN 10 : 9781784786557
ISBN 13 : 1784786551
The credit crisis has pushed the whole world so far into the red that the gigantic sums involved defy understanding. On a human level, what does such an enormous degree of debt and..
ISBN 10 : 9780231542401
ISBN 13 : 0231542402
How do genres develop? In what ways do they reflect changing political and cultural trends? What do they tell us about the motivations and desires of publishers and readers? Combin..
ISBN 10 : 9780231543897
ISBN 13 : 0231543891
What does it mean to call something “contemporary”? More than simply denoting what’s new, it speaks to how we come to know the present we’re living in and how we develop a ..
ISBN 10 : 9780226924953
ISBN 13 : 0226924955
When looking at how trauma is represented in literature and the arts, we tend to focus on the weight of the past. In this book, Amir Eshel suggests that this retrospective gaze has..
ISBN 10 : 9780199372881
ISBN 13 : 0199372888
The Long 1980s could be summed up handily in the annals of U.S. cultural history with the enduring markers of Ronald Reagan's presidency, Oliver Stone's film Wall Street, and Dire ..