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Archives of Authority: Empire, Culture, and the Cold War (Translation

Author: Andrew Rubin
Publisher: Princeton University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : English
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Argues that cultural politics - specifically America's often covert patronage of the arts - played a highly important role in the transfer of imperial authority from Britain to the United States  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Archives of Authority: Empire, Culture, and the Cold War (Translation/transnation)
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Rubin
OCLC Number: 941110218
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Acknowledgments ix Introduction 1 Chapter 1 Archives of Authority 11 The Archive and the Juridical 12 States of Exception 13 States of Criticism 17 Chapter 2 Orwell and the Globalization of Literature 24 Communist Crypts 28 The "Communist Menace" 34 The Translation of Authority 37 Translation and Modes of Domination 44 Chapter 3 Transnational Literary Spaces at War 47 The Sun Never Sets on the British Writer 47 The Time of Translation 58 London Calling 60 Literary Diplomacy 65 Chapter 4 Archives of Critical Theory 74 Accommodations 80 Chapter 5 Humanism, Territory, and Techniques of Trouble 87 Terrain of Philology 90 Notes 109 Bibliography 141 Index 167
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