Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Romancing Fascism: Modernity and Allegory in Benjamin, de Man, Shelley

Romancing Fascism: Modernity and Allegory in Benjamin, de Man, Shelley (Hardback)

£88.00
Printed to order. Despatched in 2-3 weeks.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

Romancing Fascism argues that intellectual responsibility can only be safeguarded if criticism is mobilised both as a poetic and as a critically enlightened endeavour. In this analysis of allegory as a function of modernity, what is made clear is the difficulty, if not impossibility, of definitively determining the genealogical antecedents of intellectual trends, particularly those considered pernicious to clear thinking.



Thus Kerr-Koch takes a wide-ranging approach to the analysis of allegory as it is treated by three controversial writers whose works flank the 19th and 20th centuries, the middle and late periods of what we call modernity-Walter Benjamin, Paul de Man and Percy Bysshe Shelley. These three writers have been chosen because they have been at some point recuperated for a theory of `postmodernism', a term that for some theorists represents liberal free play, and for others represents a lack of rigour and a pernicious corruption of thought.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary theory Publisher: Continuum Publishing Corporation Publication Date: 11/04/2013 ISBN-13: 9781441104939  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Printed to order. Despatched in 2-3 weeks.  

Kathleen Kerr-Koch is Senior Lecturer in Literary History and Literary Theory at the University of Sunderland, UK. She has published articles on Paul de Man, Walter Benjamin, Theodor Adorno, Julia Kristeva, Barbara Herrnstien-Smith, Noam Chomsky, Herbert Marcuse, Christopher Norris, A.J. Greimas, Hans R. Jauss and Barbara Ehrenreich as well as essays on modernity, autobiography and race, nation and ethnicity. She has also been a Visiting Lecturer at Delhi University, India.

More books by Kathleen Kerr-Koch

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Deconstructing the Death Penalty:...
(Hardback)
Kelly Oliver; Stephanie Straub; Katie...
 
£96.00
£100.00
 
Reified Life: Speculative Capital and...
(Hardback)
J. Paul Narkunas
 
£96.00
£100.00
 
Portrait
(Hardback)
Jean-Luc Nancy; Sarah Clift; Simon...
 
£69.00
£72.00
 
Freud and Monotheism: Moses and the...
(Hardback)
Gilad Sharvit; Karen S. Feldman; Jan...
 
 
£76.00
 
Latest Blog
Folklore of the Yorkshire Moors
10/02/2018

Read an Extract from Wendy Mitchell's Somebody I Used to Know
05/02/2018

Read an extract from Wendy Mitchell's Somebody I Used to Know, her memoir about living with dementia.

Where are you really from? An extract from Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging by Afua Hirsch
02/02/2018

Read an extract from Afua Hirsch's book Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd