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" To be modern is to find ourselves in an environment that promises us adventure, power, joy, growth, transformation of ourselves and the world — and, at the same time, that threatens to destroy everything we have, everything we know, everything we are. "
The Bourgeois Virtues: Ethics for an Age of Commerce - Página 160
por Deirdre Nansen McCloskey - 2010 - 634 páginas
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Consuming Places

John Urry, Urry J Staff - 1995 - 278 páginas
...concept of the 'modern' by quoting from the seminal work on this subject. Marshall Herman says that to be modern is: to find ourselves in an environment that promises adventure, power, joy, growth, transformations of ourselves and the world - and, at the same time, that threatens to destroy everything...
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The Darker Side of the Renaissance: Literacy, Territoriality, and Colonization

Walter Mignolo - 1995 - 426 páginas
...shared by men and women all over the world today. I will call this body of experience "modernity." To be modern is to find ourselves in an environment that promises us adventure, power, joy, growth, transformation of ourselves and the world — and, at the same time,...
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Identity in Asian Literature

Nordic Institute of Asian Studies - 1996 - 263 páginas
...Altogether, these words refer to modernity, as described by Berman in his breath-taking book on the subject: 'to be modern is to find ourselves in an environment...of ourselves and the world - and, at the same time, that threatens to destroy everything we have, everything we know, everything we are. (modernity) pours...
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Constituting Management: Markets, Meaning, and Identities

Gill Palmer, Stewart Clegg - 1996 - 376 páginas
...shared by men and women all over the world today. I will call this body of experience 'modernity.' To be modern is to find ourselves in an environment...of ourselves and the world - and, at the same time, that threatens to destroy everything we have, everything we know, everything we are (Berman 1983: 15)....
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Race, Modernity, Postmodernity: A Look at the History and the Literatures of ...

W. Lawrence Hogue - 1996 - 209 páginas
...adventure: he wants to fly away. He has modern aspirations. "To be modern," argues Marshall Berman, "is to find ourselves in an environment that promises adventure, power, joy, growth, [and] transformation."7 But, like the peacock perched on the rooftop of the defunct Buick, Milkman...
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Male Matters: Masculinity, Anxiety, and the Male Body on the Line

Calvin Thomas - 1996 - 268 páginas
...shared by men and women all over the world today. I will call this body of experience "modernity." To be modern is to find ourselves in an environment that promises us adventure, power, joy, growth, transformation of ourselves and the world — and, at the same time,...
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The Challenge of Periodization: Old Paradigms and New Perspectives

Lawrence L. Besserman - 1996 - 244 páginas
...this is a modernist poem. Well, what then is modernism? Here is a definition given by Marshall Herman: To be modern is to find ourselves in an environment that promises us adventure, power, joy, growth, transformation of ourselves and the world — and, at the same time,...
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Modern Times: Reflections on a Century of English Modernity

Mica Nava, Alan O'Shea - 1996 - 272 páginas
...Treichler (eds), Cultural Studies, London, Routledge, 1992. ENGLISH SUBJECTS OF MODERNITY Alan O'Shea To be modern is to find ourselves in an environment that promises us adventure, power, joy, growth, transformation of ourselves and our world — and at the same time...
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Reading the West: New Essays on the Literature of the American West

Michael Kowalewski - 1996 - 304 páginas
...shared by men and women all over the world today. I will call this body of experience "modernity." To be modern is to find ourselves in an environment that promises us adventure, power, joy, growth, transformation of ourselves and the world - and at the same time,...
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American Cultural Studies: An Introduction to American Culture

Neil Campbell, Alasdair Kean - 1997 - 332 páginas
...an environment that promises us adventure, power, joy, growth, transformation of ourselves and our world - and, at the same time, threatens to destroy...everything we have, everything we know, everything we are. (Bermanl983:14-15) This sense of the city environment as an 'old knot of contrariety', to borrow...
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