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SurroundingsA History of Environments and Environmentalisms

Surroundings: A History of Environments and Environmentalisms

Etienne S. Benson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226706153
eISBN:
9780226706320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226706320.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This book is a critical history of the concept of environment from the late eighteenth century to the present. Situating key episodes of that history in their material, social, cultural, and ... More

A Different Order of DifficultyLiterature after Wittgenstein

A Different Order of Difficulty: Literature after Wittgenstein

Karen Zumhagen-Yekplé

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226677019
eISBN:
9780226677293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226677293.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

A Different Order of Difficulty recasts the significance of Wittgenstein's philosophy for studies in literary modernism (and vice versa), reading Kafka, Woolf, Joyce, and Coetzee within the framework ... More

Appetite and Its DiscontentsScience, Medicine, and the Urge to Eat, 1750-1950

Appetite and Its Discontents: Science, Medicine, and the Urge to Eat, 1750-1950

Elizabeth A. Williams

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226692999
eISBN:
9780226693187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226693187.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book explores contemporary worries over eating through the lens of the history of science and medicine. It shows how appetite, once a matter of personal inclination and everyday life, from ... More

Socrates Founding Political Philosophy in Xenophon's "Economist", "Symposium", and "Apology"

Socrates Founding Political Philosophy in Xenophon's "Economist", "Symposium", and "Apology"

Thomas L. Pangle

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226642475
eISBN:
9780226642505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226642505.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In a famous pronouncement, Cicero observes that prior to Socrates, philosophic science “dealt with number and motion, and that from which all things originate and into which they return, and studied ... More

CinemachinesAn Essay on Media and Method

Cinemachines: An Essay on Media and Method

Garrett Stewart

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226656564
eISBN:
9780226656878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226656878.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Recent emphasis on digital imaging in screen narrative as “post-cinematic” tends to misdirect attention. The real breakpoint comes with the “post-filmic” image: a shift in how motion pictures move ... More

Civic GiftsVoluntarism and the Making of the American Nation-State

Civic Gifts: Voluntarism and the Making of the American Nation-State

Elisabeth S. Clemens

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226559360
eISBN:
9780226670973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226670973.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Civic Gifts traces how practices of reciprocity and organized mass benevolence—that is, philanthropy—have contributed to the development of novel forms of national solidarity and impressive governing ... More

Union by LawFilipino American Labor Activists, Rights Radicalism, and Racial Capitalism

Union by Law: Filipino American Labor Activists, Rights Radicalism, and Racial Capitalism

Michael W. McCann and George I. Lovell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226679877
eISBN:
9780226680071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226680071.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

Union by Law develops a theoretically sophisticated analysis about the contradictory power of law through a historical study of Filipino American labor rights activists. Beginning with the US ... More

Aesthetic ScienceRepresenting Nature in the Royal Society of London, 1650-1720

Aesthetic Science: Representing Nature in the Royal Society of London, 1650-1720

Alexander Wragge-Morley

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226680729
eISBN:
9780226681054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226681054.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The scientists affiliated with the early Royal Society of London have long been regarded as forerunners of modern empiricism, rejecting the symbolic and moral goals of Renaissance natural history in ... More

The Discourse of Police Interviews

The Discourse of Police Interviews

Marianne Mason and Frances Rock (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226647654
eISBN:
9780226647821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226647821.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The Discourse of Police Interviews examines how police interviews are discursively constructed and institutionally used to investigate and prosecute crimes. This volume investigates multiple ... More

Ecological Poetics; or, Wallace Stevens's Birds

Ecological Poetics; or, Wallace Stevens's Birds

Cary Wolfe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226687834
eISBN:
9780226688022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226688022.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book argues that Wallace Stevens’s poetry develops increasingly sophisticated conjugations of the relationship between poetics and ecology, culminating in his late great long poem, “An Ordinary ... More

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