Foucault in an Age of Terror
Essays on Biopolitics and the Defence of Society
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Foucault in an Age of Terror by Stephen Morton
Book DescriptionThis book focuses on the relationship between literary culture, power, society and war. It assesses the critical importance of Michel Foucault's lecture series Society Must Be Defended for contemporary debates about war and terror in literary and cultural studies, as well as social and political thought.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230574335
(216mm x 140mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 29-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Stephen Morton
Terror and the Postcolonial, Paperback (June 2014)
Terror and the Postcolonial is a major comparative study of terrorism and its representations in postcolonial theory, literature, and culture.
Literature, Migration and the 'War on Terror', Paperback (April 2013)
This is a collection of essays on literary and cultural representations of migration and terrorism, the cultural impact of 9/11, and the subsequent war on terror. The collection commences with analyses of the relationship between migration and terrorism.
Salman Rushdie, Paperback (November 2007)
This introduction places the fiction of Salman Rushdie in a clear historical and theoretical context. Morton explores Rushdie's biography, the histories that inform his major works and his relevance to contemporary culture. Including a timeline of key dates, this study offers an overview of the varied critical reception Rushdie's work has provoked
Gayatri Spivak, Hardback (December 2006)» View all books by Stephen Morton
This new book by Stephen Morton provides an ideal introduction to the work of Gayatri Spivak, a complex and increasingly important contemporary thinker in the contested field of post colonial studies. It provides an in-depth analysis of Spivak's relationship to postcolonialism, feminism, Marxism, and subaltern studies.
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Author Biography - Stephen Morton
SIMON BAINBRIDGE is Professor of Romantic Studies and Co-Director of the Wordsworth Cen Lancaster University, UK REBECCA FENSOME works on representations of Islam in the Renaissance, Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham, UK CLAIRE HANSON is Professor of English, University of Southampton, UK LUCY HARTLEY is an Associate Professor of Nineteenth-Century British Literature, Department of English, University of Michigan, USA ALEX HOUEN teaches English and American Studies at University of Sheffield, UK DAVID MACEY is an independent scholar and translator JOHN MARKS is Reader in French, Nottingham Trent University, UK ACHILLE MBEMBE is Research Professor in the Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa JULIAN REID is a Lecturer in War Studies, Kings College, London, UK
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