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Oedipus and the Political Subject

Miriam Leonard

in Athens in Paris: Ancient Greece and the Political in Post-War French Thought

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199277254
eISBN:
9780191707414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277254.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on how the figure of Oedipus came to be at the centre of a debate about the role of the political subject in structuralist thought. At the centre of this section is an ... More


Pompeii, the Holocaust, and the Second World War

Joanna Paul

in Pompeii in the Public Imagination from its Rediscovery to Today

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199569366
eISBN:
9780191808265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199569366.003.0023
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on the distinct use of Pompeii that emerges in the poem by Primo Levi, ‘La Bambina di Pompei’ (‘The Girl-Child of Pompeii’): that is, the recourse to Pompeii's destruction as a ... More


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