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Title Individualism : the cultural logic of modernity / edited by Zubin Meer
Imprint Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books/Roman & Littlefield, c2011
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  PN56.I57 I63 2011    AVAILABLE    30610020428983
Descript ix, 272 p. ; 24 cm
Note "Papers presented at a conference of the American Comparative Literature Association held at Princeton University"
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Subject Individualism in literature -- Congresses
Individualism -- History -- Congresses
English literature -- History and criticism -- Congresses
Alt Author Meer, Zubin, 1975-
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