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Continental Theory Buffalo
Continental Theory Buffalo (December 2021)
Transatlantic Crossroads of a Critical Insurrection
David R. Castillo - Editor
Jean-Jacques Thomas - Editor
Ewa Plonowska Ziarek - Editor

Revisits, reassesses, and reclaims the legacy of May '68 in light of our present cultural and historical emergency.

Continental Theory Buffalo is the inaugural volume of the Humanities to the Rescue book series, a public humanities project dedicated to discussing the role of the arts and humanities today. This book is a collaborative act of humanistic renewal that builds on ...(Read More)
Revolt, Affect, Collectivity
Revolt, Affect, Collectivity (September 2005)
The Unstable Boundaries of Kristeva's Polis
Tina Chanter - Editor
Ewa Plonowska Ziarek - Editor

Explores how the concept of revolution permeates and unifies Kristeva’s body of work.

These original essays explore how the concept of revolution permeates and unifies Julia Kristeva’s body of work by tracing its trajectory from her early engagement with the Tel Quel group, through her preoccupation in the 1980s with abjection, melancholia, and love, to her latest work. Some of the leading voices ...(Read More)
Gombrowicz's Grimaces
Gombrowicz's Grimaces (January 1998)
Modernism, Gender, Nationality
Ewa Plonowska Ziarek - Editor

Examines Gombrowicz’s modernist aesthetics in the context of his critique of nationalism, his exploration of queer eroticism, and his interest in hybrid and subaltern identities.
This timely and much needed critical study is devoted to the writing of Witold Gombrowicz, one of the most important Slavic writers in the twentieth century. Written from a variety of theoretical perspectives, ranging from poststructuralism to queer theory and po...(Read More)
The Rhetoric of Failure
The Rhetoric of Failure (November 1995)
Deconstruction of Skepticism, Reinvention of Modernism
Ewa Plonowska Ziarek - Author

"There are many books on the links between deconstruction and literary modernism, but I know of no work that undertakes so detailed a confrontation between a series of major thinkers (Cavell, Derrida, Levinas, Benjamin) and writers (Kafka, Beckett, Gombrowicz). The strategy is an original one. It is rare that a critic has the kind of dual sensibility that is needed to carry it off." -- Alexander Gelley, University of California, Irvine

"This ...(Read More)
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