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Cinema and Sensation: French Film and the Art of Transgression

Martine Beugnet

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620425
eISBN:
9780748670840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620425.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book looks at a much-debated phenomenon in contemporary cinema: the re-emergence of filmmaking practices – and, by extension, of theoretical approaches – that give precedence to cinema as the ... More


The Moralistic Turn: Radical Social Critique, Literary Terror, and Antisemitism after Toulouse

Bruno Chaouat

in Is Theory Good for the Jews?: French Thought and the Challenge of the New Antisemitism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781781383346
eISBN:
9781786944092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383346.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 2 examines what I call the moralistic turn in French letters and social thought, and especially the inversions between victims and perpetrators that I attribute to the rise of radical social ... More


Splintered Sexualities in Rebecca West’s <i>The Return of the Soldier</i>, Virginia Woolf’s <i>Mrs. Dalloway</i>, and Sylvia Townsend Warner’s “A Love Match”

Vara Neverow

in Virginia Woolf and Her Female Contemporaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781942954088
eISBN:
9781786944122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954088.003.0028
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chris Baldry in Rebecca West’s debut novel The Return of the Soldier (1918), Septimus Warren Smith in Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway (1925), and the siblings Justin Tizard and Celia Tizard in Sylvia ... More


Desire, Blood, and Power: Georges Bataille and the Study of Hindu Tantra in Northeastern India

Hugh B. Urban

in Negative Ecstasies: Georges Bataille and the Study of Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265190
eISBN:
9780823266890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265190.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines Hindu Tantra and goddess worship in northeastern India, by using but also critically rethinking several of Bataille’s insights into eroticism, sacrifice, and transgression. ... More


Intimate Enemies: A Conversation between an Author and her Translator

Maryse Condé and Richard Philcox

in Intimate Enemies: Translation in Francophone Contexts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318672
eISBN:
9781846317996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318672.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this article, the author Maryse Condé and her husband and translator Richard Philcox exchange views on the challenges and role of translation as well as its positive and negative aspects. These ... More


Transgression

in Walter Benjamin's Grave

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226790039
eISBN:
9780226790008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226790008.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Transgression sets out to demonstrate an essential part of human and social life, and has consequences for the way one thinks about thinking. Much has been made of the implications in Latin-derived ... More


‘They fuck you up’ – revaluations of the family in contemporary British horror film: Steven Sheil's Mum &amp; Dad

Johannes Schlegel

in Gothic kinship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088605
eISBN:
9781781707203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088605.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Chapter 12 examines evaluations of the nuclear family in a contextual analysis of the recent Gothic film Mum & Dad (2008, dir. Steven Sheil). This film, as medium of a discursive transformation of ... More


A Genealogy of Biopolitics: The Notion of Life in Canguilhem and Foucault

Maria Muhle

in The Government of Life: Foucault, Biopolitics, and Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255962
eISBN:
9780823261284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255962.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The chapter by Muhle offers an in-depth and original treatment of Foucault’s debt to Canguilhem’s conception of biological normativity for his reconstruction of neoliberal biopolitics. On Muhle’s ... More


Pleasure and Peril at the Suburban Roadhouse

Michael John Law

in The experience of suburban modernity: How private transport changed interwar London

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089190
eISBN:
9781781707999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089190.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the inter-war Home Counties, the roadhouse, a sizeable country club style location of entertainment and dancing was an iconic destination of consumption and leisure aimed at the wealthier middle ... More


Approaching madness: deviant psychology in Kenya Colony

Will Jackson

in Madness and marginality: The lives of Kenya's White insane

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719088896
eISBN:
9781781705827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088896.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter traces the cultural and social history of mental illness in the settler imagination. It investigates the idea of Africa as a site of madness and considers the relationship between ... More


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