The Resource Barbarism and Its Discontents

Barbarism and Its Discontents

Label
Barbarism and Its Discontents
Title
Barbarism and Its Discontents
Creator
Language
eng
Summary
<Div>Barbarism and civilization form one of the oldest and most rigid oppositions in Western history. According to this dichotomy, barbarism functions as the negative standard through which ""civilization"" fosters its self-definition and superiority by labeling others ""barbarians."" Since the 1990s, and especially since 9/11, these terms have become increasingly popular in Western political and cultural rhetoric-a rhetoric that divides the world into forces of good and evil. This study intervenes in this recent trend and interrogates contemporary and historical uses of barbarism, arguing tha
Member of
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
909
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • CB19
  • CB19 .B575 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Cultural Memory in the Present
Label
Barbarism and Its Discontents
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""1. Piecework""; ""2. Thinking Barbarism Today""; ""3. It's All Greek to Me: The Barbarian in History ""; ""4. A Positive Barbarism?""; ""5. Barbarism in Repetition: Literature's Waiting For The Barbarians ""; ""6. Another "Kind of Solution" : Art's Waiting For The Barbarians ""; ""7. New Barbarians""; ""Afterword""; ""Notes""; ""References""; ""Index""
Control code
ocn956646039
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (326 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804785372
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b30204847
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)956646039
  • pebcs0804785376

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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