Barbarism Revisited

Barbarism Revisited

Author: Christian Moser

Publisher: Brill / Rodopi

ISBN: 9004307923

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 392

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This title revisits well-known and obscure chapters in the genealogy of barbarism from Greek antiquity to the present. Through contemporary interdisciplinary perspectives, it recasts the conceptual history of barbarism as a task for literary scholars, art historians, and cultural analysts.
Barbarism Revisited
Language: en
Pages: 392
Authors: Christian Moser
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10 - Publisher: Brill / Rodopi

This title revisits well-known and obscure chapters in the genealogy of barbarism from Greek antiquity to the present. Through contemporary interdisciplinary perspectives, it recasts the conceptual history of barbarism as a task for literary scholars, art historians, and cultural analysts.
Barbarism Revisited
Language: en
Pages: 392
Authors: Christian Moser
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-16 - Publisher: Brill | Rodopi

Barbarism revisited revisits well-known and obscure chapters in the genealogy of barbarism from Greek antiquity to the present. Through contemporary interdisciplinary perspectives, it recasts the conceptual history of barbarism as a task for literary scholars, art historians, and cultural analysts.
Subjects Barbarian, Monstrous, and Wild
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Maria Boletsi, Tyler Sage
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-27 - Publisher: BRILL

In a contemporary political climate where barbarians, monsters, and savages have become ubiquitous figures of otherness, Subjects Barbarian, Monstrous, and Wild gathers essays which explore both the oppressive, dispossessing functions and subversive potentials of these figures in and through art and literature.
Barbarian: Explorations of a Western Concept in Theory, Literature, and the Arts
Language: en
Pages: 374
Authors: Markus Winkler
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-31 - Publisher: Springer

This two-volume co-authored study explores the history of the concept ‘barbarism’ from the 18th century to the present and illuminates its foundational role in modern European and Western identity. It constitutes an original comparative, interdisciplinary exploration of the concept’s modern European and Western history, with emphasis on the role of
9/11 in European Literature
Language: en
Pages: 386
Authors: Svenja Frank
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-28 - Publisher: Springer

This volume looks at the representation of 9/11 and the resulting wars in European literature. In the face of inner-European divisions the texts under consideration take the terror attacks as a starting point to negotiate European as well as national identity. While the volume shows that these identity formations are