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Blasphemous Modernism: The 20th-Century Word Made Flesh

Steve Pinkerton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190627560
eISBN:
9780190627584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190627560.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In his 1934 book After Strange Gods, T. S. Eliot declared blasphemy “obsolescent” as a viable literary or artistic mode. There could be no blasphemy worth the name, he reasoned, in a world that had ... More


Images between Religion and Art

Alena Alexandrova (ed.)

in Breaking Resemblance: The Role of Religious Motifs in Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823274475
eISBN:
9780823274529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274475.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This chapter discusses the different ways contemporary artists re-use religious motifs and the effects of such citations. In the majority of cases their artworks function as a context to turn that ... More


Religion

Christopher Partridge

in The Lyre of Orpheus: Popular Music, the Sacred, and the Profane

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199751396
eISBN:
9780199346462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751396.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Historically, music as an affective technology and as a source of social cohesion has played a significant role in religious ritual. However, its power to manipulate emotion makes it not only ... More


An Alogical Space of Genetic Reintrication: Notes on an Element of Giorgio Agamben’s Method

Justin Clemens

in Agamben and Radical Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474402637
eISBN:
9781474422390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402637.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses the relationship between Agamben’s methodology and that of Michel Foucault, which was one of the most hotly contested issues in the initial reception of the Homo Sacer project. ... More


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