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The Kierkegaardian Understanding of Violence

Charles K. Bellinger

in The Genealogy of Violence: Reflections on Creation, Freedom, and Evil

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195134988
eISBN:
9780199833986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195134982.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Kierkegaard emphasizes that God is love; God desires the maximum of human flourishing. Therefore, if human beings perceive God as a threat to their immature egos, they are mistaken at the core of ... More


The Ideology of Hatred: The Psychic Power of Discourse

Niza Yanay

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823250042
eISBN:
9780823252572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823250042.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The Ideology of Hatred advances a new socio-psychoanalytical framework for understanding the politics of national hatred as a discourse which characterizes today's many national, ethnic and religious ... More


Masters, Laws, and Servants

Edward J. Hughes

in Proust, Class, and Nation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609864
eISBN:
9780191731761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609864.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter begins by considering extracts from Proust’s correspondence with his broker before examining how the protagonist’s attempts to exercise his would-be sovereign will in Albertine disparue, ... More


Beethoven & Freedom

Daniel K L Chua

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199769322
eISBN:
9780190657253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769322.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Beethoven’s music is often associated with freedom. Chua explores the nature of this relationship through an investigation of the philosophical context of Beethoven’s reception and hermeneutic ... More


Theoretical perspectives and the Irish context

Mícheál Ó hAodha

in ‘Insubordinate Irish’: Travellers in the Text

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083044
eISBN:
9781781702437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083044.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Otherness and the way in which ‘otherness’ or ‘difference’ elucidates meaning has dominated French thought. The French theorisation of the Otherness question highlighted the necessity for ... More


The dichotomy of Self and Other: Some considerations

Mícheál Ó hAodha

in ‘Insubordinate Irish’: Travellers in the Text

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083044
eISBN:
9781781702437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083044.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter presents an examination of Traveller alterity. It briefly describes the philosophical possibilities that exist for a movement beyond the ‘politics of difference’ as it currently stands ... More


Frankenstein Reframed;: or, the Trouble with Prometheus

Elizabeth Bear

in Frankenstein: Annotated for Scientists, Engineers, and Creators of All Kinds

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262533287
eISBN:
9780262340267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262533287.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The common interpretation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein as a cautionary tale is not inaccurate but incomplete; Victor Frankenstein’s fatal choices are not in his desire for scientific knowledge, but ... More


Ghosts of Emberá past

Dimitrios Theodossopoulos

in Exoticisation Undressed: Ethnographic Nostalgia and Authenticity in Emberá Clothes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781526100832
eISBN:
9781526114969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100832.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The chapter examines the accounts of two early twentieth century authors, Verrill (1921) and Marsh (1934), who provided us with detailed—idealising but also stereotyping—descriptions of Emberá ... More


“The Power to Enchant that Comes from Disillusion”: W. H. Auden’s Anti-Magical Poetics

Matthew Mutter

in Restless Secularism: Modernism and the Religious Inheritance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300221732
eISBN:
9780300227963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221732.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Auden’s vision of the body and the broader material character of existence by elaborating his critique of “magical thinking,” which for Auden marks an attempt to subsume the ... More


Unknown Languages and Unruly Selves: Thinking through Translation

Claire Davison

in Translation as Collaboration: Virginia Woolf, Katherine Mansfield and S.S. Koteliansky

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748682812
eISBN:
9781474400978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682812.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter begins by looking at how the three writers defined and engaged with translation individually, linking translation with the code-switching games and ‘translational encounters’ inscribed ... More


‘The queerest sense of echo’, or Translating Imprudent Movables

Claire Davison

in Translation as Collaboration: Virginia Woolf, Katherine Mansfield and S.S. Koteliansky

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748682812
eISBN:
9781474400978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682812.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter focuses on figures of marginality and censorship in the translations, looking at the ideological and poetic resonance of translators’ choices which can be traced in the treatment of ... More


The Palimpsests of Nostalgia

Venko Andonovski

in After Yugoslavia: The Cultural Spaces of a Vanished Land

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784023
eISBN:
9780804787345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784023.003.0019
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Since 1990, Macedonian literature has been faced with a pressing temptation: to embrace the challenge of globalization and to accept untraditional modes of writing— intertextuality, parody, and ... More


Eminem: Difficult Dialogics

David Clarke

in Words and Music

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236191
eISBN:
9781846314445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236191.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The music of white rapper Eminem (Marshall Mathers III) has been denounced by women's groups, gay activists and politicians for its supposed expression of violence, misogyny, homophobia and foul ... More


‘Postcolonial Beaux’ Stratagem: Singing and Dancing Back with Carmen in African Films

Yifen T. Beus

in Storytelling in World Cinemas: Contexts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163378
eISBN:
9780231850254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163378.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that one of the most effective strategies of resisting the Western centre is through the ‘writing of Otherness’ — namely, by using adaptations of Western texts as a method of ... More


Bodies that Speak Science Fiction: Stelarc—Performance Artist ‘Becoming Posthuman’

Ross Farnell

in Speaking Science Fiction

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853238348
eISBN:
9781781380741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238348.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses a phenomenon to which commentators often apply the rhetoric or imagery of science fiction, but which is in many ways far from it: the ‘posthumanism’ of performance artists such ... More


Suicide in Letters from Iwo Jima

Robert Burgoyne

in Eastwood's Iwo Jima: Critical Engagements with Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165655
eISBN:
9780231850438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165655.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the question of humanizing the Other and understanding the practice of honor suicide by offering a reading of Clint Eastwood’s 2006 film Letters from Iwo Jima. It looks at ... More


Becoming Lost in Tokyo

Sean Redmond

in The Cinema of Takeshi Kitano: Flowering Blood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163330
eISBN:
9780231850230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163330.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter places this study in the context of a cineaste pilgrim, or a film fan, seeking out their favourite art or artist in order to discover some legacy from the latter, or to ... More


Intense Alterity

Sean Redmond

in The Cinema of Takeshi Kitano: Flowering Blood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163330
eISBN:
9780231850230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163330.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on identity and subjectivity filtered through the theme of Otherness and alien alterity as it manifests in issues of gender, sexuality, and nation. Kitano's films are populated ... More


Boethius

Paul Thom

in The Logic of the Trinity: Augustine to Ockham

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823234769
eISBN:
9780823240746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234769.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Boethius's aim was to derive a rational account of the trinity from purely philosophical sources. Using notions of Being, what-is, and participation, he defines a notions of ontological simplicity ... More


Mixed Realities of the West: Greeks and Non-Greeks

Maria Fragoulaki

in Kinship in Thucydides: Intercommunal Ties and Historical Narrative

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199697779
eISBN:
9780191758386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697779.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter investigates the kinship relations and identity dynamics between Greeks and non-Greeks of the West, from a postcolonial perspective. The relationship between Athens and Egesta receives ... More


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