SUNY series on the Sublime
The Success and Failure of Fredric Jameson
A critical overview of the work of Fredric Jameson, with an emphasis on his notoriously difficult writing style.
The Word Pen, and the Pistol
This postcolonial study explores the Western myth of Tahiti as a paradise, as well as the complex and diverse ways the Maohi people have responded to this myth.
Devotional Poetics and the Indian Sublime
Combines Western theories of the sublime (from Longinus to Lyotard) with indigenous Indian modes of reading in order to construct a comprehensive theory of both the Indian sublime and Indian devotional verse.
Fragments of the Feminine Sublime in Friedrich Schlegel and James Joyce
Traces the early German Romantic origins of Joyce's modern and postmodern innovation of the novel.
The Gothic Sublime
This book reads the Gothic corpus with a thoroughly postmodern critical apparatus, pointing out that the Gothic Sublime anticipates our own doomed desire to pass beyond the hyperreal. A highly sophisticated ...