Language and Revolution
Making Modern Political Identities
Edited by Igal Halfin
Routledge – 2002 – 402 pages
Series: Cummings Center Series
This work examines the role of language in forging the modern subject. Focusing on the idea of the "New Man" that has animated all revolutionaries, the present volume asks what it meant to define oneself in terms of one's class origins, gender, national belonging or racial origins.