Professing the new: personalities, institutions and the case of James McAuley

Ackland, Michael (2004) Professing the new: personalities, institutions and the case of James McAuley. In: Heinze, Helmut, and Weller, Christiane, (eds.) Worlds of Reading: on the theory, history and sociology of cultural practice; Festschrift for Walter Veit. Forschungen zur Literatur- und Kulturgeschichte . Peter Lang, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, pp. 141-150.

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The history of the humanities is one of perpetual negotiation between social embeddedness and scientific autonomy. In an age increasingly understood as post-national, this volume in honour of Walter Veit brings together 48 studies from Europe, the USA, Asia and Australia which seek to navigate the transformed conditions of historical and philological enquiry.

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Original Title: Die Lektüre der Welt: Zur Theorie, Geschichte und Soziologie kultureller Praxis; Festschrift für Walter Veit

Abstract: Die Geschichte der Geisteswissenschaften ist die Geschichte ihrer Krisen im Spannungsfeld gesellschaftlicher Sinnstiftung und wissenschaftlicher Autonomie. In einer Zeit, die sich zunehmend als post-nationale deutet, versammelt dieser Band zu Ehren Walter Veits 48 Studien aus Europa, den USA, Asien und Australien, die den veränderten Bedingungen historisch-philologischer Arbeit Rechnung tragen.

ISBN: 978-3-631-52225-7
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2010 00:23
FoR Codes: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2005 Literary Studies > 200502 Australian Literature (excl Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Literature) @ 50%
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