John Phillips
Metaphor and Metonymy

John Phillips is Associate Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at The National University of Singapore. He is the author of Contested Knowledge: A Guide To Critical Theory (London: Zed, 2000) and editor, with Lyndsey Stonebridge, of Reading Melanie Klein (London: Routledge, 1998). He has published articles on linguistics, psychoanalysis, deconstruction, philosophy, literature, urbanism, postmodernism, critical theory and aesthetics. He is also editor, with Ryan Bishop and Wei-Wei Yeo, of two books on cities, Postcolonial Urbanism: Southeast Asian Cities and Global Processes (New York: Routledge, 2003) and Beyond Description: Space Historicity Singapore (London: Routledge, 2004). He is currently completing a manuscript with Ryan Bishop on modernist aesthetics and military technology.