Chapter 1. Prologomenal Thinking: Some Possibilities and Limits of Comparative Desire

  1. Susan Castillo and
  2. Ivy Schweitzer
  1. Teresa A. Toulouse

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996416.ch2

A Companion to the Literatures of Colonial America

A Companion to the Literatures of Colonial America

How to Cite

Toulouse, T. A. (2007) Prologomenal Thinking: Some Possibilities and Limits of Comparative Desire, in A Companion to the Literatures of Colonial America (eds S. Castillo and I. Schweitzer), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996416.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405112918

Online ISBN: 9780470996416

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Keywords:

  • prologomenal thinking;
  • desire;
  • paris;
  • london;
  • european culture

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Comparative and/or Comparable Histories

  • The “Difference” of Social History

  • Comparative “Americas” and/as Discourse

  • Space and Time: Modeling Hemispheric Comparisons Colonially

  • Comparing/Comparative Desire