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The Kentucky Philological Association now has a blog!

Whether you’re a seasoned member, an interested academic, or a curious graduate student thirsty for publication, this blog is a great way to stay informed on past and current KPA research. 75 more words

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Review: Eagleton's Figured of Dissent

Note this review was orginally written for a now long defunct livejournal.

Figures of Dissent: Reviewing Fish, Spivak, Zizek and Others

Terry Eagleton

I like Terry Eagleton well enough. 251 more words


social order window dressing

Capitalist modernity: instrumentalism, power, profit, material survival, management, manipulation, self interested calculation, private morality. Culture is for material production, decoration for the new material consumer social order, distraction during non work hours. 196 more words

Brave New World

Culture and the Death of God

By Terry Eagleton

Two or three centuries ago, most of the common people of Europe believed in God, while a small bunch of intellectuals were convinced this was a delusion. 1,382 more words

Book And Books

“Lévi-Strauss claims that objects in tribal societies may be assigned to a certain category not simply because they possess properties definitive of that class, but also on the basis of symbolic associations with existing members of the species. 60 more words

Problematising Inclusion

Inclusion can be a very real good.

However, as Terry Eagleton says in his “Illusions of Postmodernism,” it is important to avoid taking an acontextual and ahistorical approach to binary oppositions (as some call them).  542 more words

Critique & Commentary

“When Jesus cries out in despair on the cross, demanding of his Father why he has forsaken him, he appeals to an Other which has become momentarily inscrutable.. 19 more words