"A timely and significant intervention in contemporary discussions of globalization and utopia. The scope of the book is wide-ranging and ambitious, touching on a richly diverse set of topics, including contemporary critical theory, the figure of the world market, financial derivatives, the spaces of the global city, and narrative." - Phillip E. Wegner, Marston-Milbauer Eminent Scholar, University of Florida, USA and author of Imaginary Communities: Utopia, the Nation, and the Spatial Histories of Modernity, Life Between Two Deaths, 1989–2001: U.S. Culture in the Long Nineties
, and Periodizing Jameson; or, The Adventures of Theory in Post-Contemporary Times.
About the Author
Robert T. Tally Jr. is Associate Professor of English at Texas State University, USA. He is the author of Spatiality (The New Critical Idiom)
, Kurt Vonnegut and the American Novel
, and Melville, Mapping and Globalization
, as well as the editor of Geocritical Explorations: Space, Place, and Mapping in Literary and Cultural Studies
, and the translator of Bertrand Westphal's Geocriticism: Real and Fictional Spaces