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Visceral Cosmopolitanism: Gender, Culture and the Normalisation of Differenc

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 209 Nombre de pages
By looking at a range of texts, events and biographical narratives, this book traces cosmopolitanism from its marginal status at t... Lire la suite
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Description

By looking at a range of texts, events and biographical narratives, this book traces cosmopolitanism from its marginal status at the beginning of the twentieth century to its relative normalisation. It offers an account of the uneven history of vernacular cosmopolitanism.

Auteur

Mica Nava is Professor of Cultural Studies at the University of East London.



Texte du rabat

This groundbreaking study redresses this imbalance and offers a sophisticated account of the uneven history of vernacular cosmopolitanism.

Contenu

List of figures Acknowledgements I. INTRODUCTION Chapter 1 Cosmopolitanism, Everyday Culture and Structures of Feeling: The Intellectual Framework of the Book II. COSMOPOLITANISM AND COMMERCIAL CULTURE 1910s-1920s Chapter 2 The Allure of Difference: Selfridges, the Russian Ballet and the Tango Chapter 3 'The Big Shop Controversy': Ideological Communities and the Chesterton-Selfridge Dispute III. DIFFERENCE AND DESIRE IN 1930s-1940s Chapter 4 The Unconscious and Others: Inclusivity, Jews and the Eroticisation of Difference Chapter 5 White Women and Black Men: The Negro as Signifier of Modernity in Wartime Britain IV. COSMOPOLITANISM IN POSTCOLONIAL BRITAIN Chapter 6 Thinking Internationally, Thinking Sexually: Race in Postwar Fiction, Film and Social Science Chapter 7 Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed: Romance, Race and the Reconfiguration of the Nation V. CONCLUSION: ACTUALLY EXISTING COSMOPOLITANISM Chapter 8 A Love Song to our Mongrel Selves: Cosmopolitan Habitus and the Ordinariness of Difference Bibliography Index

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Visceral Cosmopolitanism: Gender, Culture and the Normalisation of Differenc
Sous-titre: Gender, Culture and the Normalisation of Difference
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9781845202439
ISBN: 978-1-84520-243-9
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Berg Publ Inc
Genre: Histoire
nombre de pages: 209
Poids: 340g
Taille: H231mm x B155mm x T15mm
Année: 2007