In this volume Textual Practice brings together some of its most pressing concerns by exploring the interaction of texts with language, politics, gender and history. Textual Practice has a theoretical approach that crosses over into a range of other, apparently disparate, disciplines: philosophy, history, law, medicine, science, architechtrure, gender, and media studies.
Key Features: * Features the most exciting new voices and the most influential new scholars in the field
* Multidisciplinary * Includes two articles on Ireland _ _ _
Table of Contents
Sad hearts and supermarkets - Rachel Bowlby, Some ethnic gays are coming home; or, the trouble with interraciality - Wei-cheng Raymond Chu, Wittig's Monsters: stretching the lesbian reader - Clare Whatling, Defying the female: the Irish constitutional text as phallocentric manifesto - Patrick Hanafin, Buried and (p)raised: Joseph Brodsky, William Peter and the Anglo-Irish Union - Michael Simpson, Tropes and Topazes: the colonialist tropology of the Tropics in John Holmes's Art of Rhetoric and Grammarian's Astronomy - Shirley Sharon-Zisser, The being of language: the literary theory of Maurice Blanchot - W. Large, Title, text, meaning - Josep Besa, All you need is love (dah dahdah dahdah): a response to Margreta de Grazia, Peter Stallybrass, Graham Holderness, Bryan Loughrey and Andrew Murphy - Edward Pechter.