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Title Individualism : the cultural logic of modernity / edited by Zubin Meer.

Published Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books/Roman & Littlefield, [2011]


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 UniM Bail  809.93343 INDI    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 272 pages ; 24 cm
Notes Papers presented at a conference of the American Comparative Literature Association held at Princeton University.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: individualism revisited / Zubin Meer -- A silence in the family tree: the genealogical subject in Heldris of Cornwall's Silence / Julie Orlemanski -- Shakespeare's polycentric marketplace: why the individual and the community need not be at odds / Frederick Turner -- "A world of my own creating": private worlds and social selves in Margaret Cavendish's Blazing world / Megan Heffernan -- Secrecy and spies: London, 1650-1800 / James Cruise -- Infectious fictions in A journal of the plague year: Defoe and the empirical self / Joanne E. Myers -- The other side of modern individualism: Locke and Defoe / Nancy Armstrong -- Locke's disciplined self: a postcolonial perspective / Nigel Joseph -- The tragedies of sentimentalism: privatizing happiness in the eighteenth century / Vivasvan Soni -- Unknowing: the work of modernist fiction / Philip Weinstein -- Lukács, Bakhtin, and the apocalypse of self in the modern novel / Jonathon Penny -- Camouflage work: precisionist painting and the hidden subject of modernism / David Jenemann -- The precarious subject of late capitalism: rereading Adorno on the "liquidation" of individuality / Dale Shin -- The encrypted individual in Dialectic of enlightenment / Tom McCall -- The rise and decline of the individual in Adorno: exit Hamlet, enter Hamm / Deborah Cook -- The individual as Cheshire Cat in Reading "Lolita" in Tehran / Lisa Eck -- Re-orienting the human: the esoteric self / Lucy Stone McNeece.
Other author Meer, Zubin, 1975-
Subject Individualism in literature -- Congresses.
Individualism -- History -- Congresses.
English literature -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
ISBN 9780739122648 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
0739122649 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
9780739165874 (ebk.)
0739165879 (ebk.)