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Title Centuries' ends, narrative means / edited by Robert D. Newman ; contributors, Kathy Acker ... [and others]
Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1996


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Description xi, 387 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction / Robert Newman -- Games of Chess: A Model of Literary and Cultural Studies / Sacvan Bercovitch -- Storytelling: Historical and Ideological / Hayden White -- Being Done with Narrative by Cubism and Andre Malraux / Jean-Francois Lyotard -- Traherne's Centuries / Susan Stewart -- Turner's "Frontier Thesis" as a Narrative of Reconstruction / Brook Thomas -- Rogue Nationalism / Jeffrey Knapp -- The (Lethal) Turn of the Twentieth Century: War and Population Control / Margot Norris -- Border INSpection: Reflections on Crossing the U.S. Border / Ali Behdad -- Strange Cases, Common Fates: Degeneration and the Pleasures of Professional Reading / Stephen D. Arata -- Neighbors, Strangers, Corpses: Death and Sympathy in the Early Writings of W.E.B. Du Bois / Susan Mizruchi -- What's Awkward About The Awkward Age? / David McWhirter -- Fin de Siecle, Fin de Sexe: Transsexuality, Postmodernism, and the Death of History / Rita Felski
Mourning and Misogyny: Hamlet, The Revenger's Tragedy, and the Final Progress of Elizabeth I, 1600-1607 / Steven Mullaney -- Once Upon a Time, Not Long Ago, O / Kathy Acker -- "The Sex Appeal of the Inorganic": Posthuman Narratives and the Construction of Desire / Thomas Foster -- Fin de Siecle and the Technological Sublime / Jennifer Wicke
Notes "This volume grew out of the conference 'Centuries' Ends, Narrative Means,' sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Group for Historical Literary Study at Texas A&M University on March 24-27, 1994"--P. v
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-378) and index
Subject Literature, Modern -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Literature, Modern -- 19th century -- Historyand criticism
Literature, Modern -- 20 century -- History and criticism
Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Newman, Robert D., 1951-
Interdisciplinary Group for Historical Literary Study.
LC no. 95035923
ISBN 0804726493 (alk. paper)
0804726507 (paperback: alk. paper)