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Europa and the Bull: Sex, Society, and Politics

Theodore Ziolkowski

in Minos and the Moderns: Cretan Myth in Twentieth-Century Literature and Art

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195336917
eISBN:
9780199868353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336917.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter investigates how the tale of Europa and the bull—in poetry, drama, and art, but also in cartoons, advertising, and currency—was initially seized upon by artists around the turn of the ... More


Animalities: Literary and Cultural Studies Beyond the Human

Michael Lundblad (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474400022
eISBN:
9781474434584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400022.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Representations of animality continue to proliferate in various kinds of literary and cultural texts. This pioneering volume explores the critical interface between animal studies and animality ... More


In the Skin of a Beast: Sovereignty and Animality in Medieval France

Peggy McCracken

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226458922
eISBN:
9780226459080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226459080.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

In medieval literature, when humans and animals meet—whether as friends or foes—issues of mastery and submission are often at stake. In the Skin of a Beast shows how the concept of sovereignty comes ... More


Raymond Bellour: Cinema and the Moving Image

Hilary Radner and Alistair Fox

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474422888
eISBN:
9781474444767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474422888.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This volume offers a succinct and clear account of the evolution of the work of noted French scholar Raymond Bellour (b. 1939) as expressed in his most important publications in the areas of cinema ... More


Bestial Traces: Race, Sexuality, Animality

Christopher Peterson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245208
eISBN:
9780823252602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245208.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In contemporary race and sexuality studies, the topic of animality emerges almost exclusively in order to index the dehumanization that makes discrimination possible. Bestial Traces argues that a ... More


The Wedding Feast of the Lamb: Eros, the Body, and the Eucharist

Emmanuel Falque

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823270408
eISBN:
9780823270446
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270408.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book links philosophy and theology in an original fashion that allows us to see the full effect of theology's “backlash” against philosophy. By attending closely to the incarnation and the ... More


The Logos of the Living World: Merleau-Ponty, Animals, and Language

Louise Westling

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823255658
eISBN:
9780823261208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255658.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This book is an interdisciplinary work in environmental humanities that puts Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s philosophy into dialogue with evolutionary biology, animal studies, and literature, arguing for ... More


Contradictory Woolf

Derek Ryan and Stella Bolaki (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780983533955
eISBN:
9781781384930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533955.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book presents thirty-seven chapters which present the text of papers selected from approximately 200 papers given at the 21st Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf, hosted by the ... More


Introduction

Andreas Höfele

in Stage, Stake, and Scaffold: Humans and Animals in Shakespeare's Theatre

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199567645
eISBN:
9780191731075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567645.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The introduction specifies the proximity of theatre and bear-baiting in the cultural topography of Shakespeare’s London. The two entertainments were not just physically close but joined in active ... More


The Sexual Animal and the Primal Scene of Birth

Elissa Marder

in The Mother in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction: Psychoanalysis, Photography, Deconstruction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823240555
eISBN:
9780823240593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240555.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter suggests that the case history Wolf Man not only provides Freud's most sustained articulation of the concept of the primal scene in psychoanalysis, but also that the case itself ... More


Scientists, the Ultimate Savage, and the Beast Within

Ter Ellingson

in The Myth of the Noble Savage

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222687
eISBN:
9780520925922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222687.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter goes back to 1732 for a pre-Rousseau example of a work by a leading scientist that can be usefully juxtaposed with later works, including some which highlight the possibility of opposing ... More


Developing Animals

Matthew Brower

in Developing Animals: Wildlife and Early American Photography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816654789
eISBN:
9781452946191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816654789.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Photography

This concluding chapter summarizes the arguments of the book and relates them to later developments in animal representation. By tracing the effects of photography on cultural conceptions of animals, ... More


Seven

Juan Manuel Garrido

in On Time, Being, and Hunger: Challenging the Traditional Way of Thinking Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239351
eISBN:
9780823239399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239351.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter analyzes the relation between life and being in Heidegger's Fundamental Concepts o Metaphysics. Life or “animality” are inaccessible to knowledge and understanding. There is no common ... More


Introduction: The End of the Animal – Literary and Cultural Animalities

Michael Lundblad

in Animalities: Literary and Cultural Studies Beyond the Human

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474400022
eISBN:
9781474434584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400022.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The introduction to this volume calls for the end of “animal studies” broadly conceived as an umbrella term encompassing such diverse fields as animality studies, posthumanism, human-animal studies, ... More


The Nature of Birds, Women, and Cancer: Terry Tempest Williams’s <i>Refuge</i> and <i>When Women Were Birds</i>

Michael Lundblad

in Animalities: Literary and Cultural Studies Beyond the Human

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474400022
eISBN:
9781474434584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400022.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Lundblad focuses on two memoirs by Terry Tempest Williams for the ways they represent an attempt in contemporary nature writing and illness memoirs to come to terms with terminal illness and the end ... More


Nietzsche's Animal Philosophy: Culture, Politics, and the Animality of the Human Being

Vanessa Lemm

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230273
eISBN:
9780823235469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230273.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book explores the significance of human animality in the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche and provides a systematic treatment of the animal theme in Nietzsche's corpus as a ... More


‘A Nest of Almost Infant Blackmailers’: The End of Innocence in ‘The Turn of the Screw’ and De Profundis

Michèle Mendelssohn

in Henry James, Oscar Wilde and Aesthetic Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623853
eISBN:
9780748651634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623853.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In the early 1880s, Henry James made the transatlantic aesthete his own despite the figure's increasing association with Oscar Wilde. Though James privately dissociated himself from Wilde's artistic, ... More


Introduction: The Animal in Nietzsche's Philosophy

Vanessa Lemm

in Nietzsche's Animal Philosophy: Culture, Politics, and the Animality of the Human Being

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230273
eISBN:
9780823235469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230273.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explains the coverage and objective of this book, which is to provide the first systematic treatment of the animal in German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche's ... More


Culture and Economy

Vanessa Lemm

in Nietzsche's Animal Philosophy: Culture, Politics, and the Animality of the Human Being

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230273
eISBN:
9780823235469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230273.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the possibility of overcoming domination by differentiating between two different economic approaches to the animality of the human being which ... More


Animality, Creativity, and Historicity

Vanessa Lemm

in Nietzsche's Animal Philosophy: Culture, Politics, and the Animality of the Human Being

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230273
eISBN:
9780823235469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230273.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter re-evaluates the importance of human animality and animal forgetfulness in Friedrich Nietzsche's conception of history and historiography. It argues that the ... More


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