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Contaminations: "Beyond Dialectics in Modern Literature, Science and Film"

Michael Mack

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474411363
eISBN:
9781474418577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411363.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book enquires into the problem of various oppositions between pure entities such as nature and society, body and mind, science and the arts, subjectivity and objectivity. It examines how works ... More


Envoi

in Cuba's Wild East: A Literary Geography of Oriente

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317484
eISBN:
9781846317170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317170.011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter looks at Regino E. Boti's ‘Sortilegio’. The poem tries to return Guantánamo to Cuba, to the lyric purity of one of its finest voices. It also presents sad and disorientated waverer ... More


Going Along For the Ride: Violence and Gesture—agamben Reading Benjamin Reading Kafka Reading Cervantes

Simon Morgan Wortham and Gary Hall

in Experimenting: Essays with Samuel Weber

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823228140
eISBN:
9780823240975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228140.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The “state of exception” thus serves as the pretext of a violence bent on justifying and reproducing a political-legal system that presents itself as the indispensable condition of that “minimal ... More


Married bliss: sexuality, Catholicism and modernisation in Ireland, 1940–65

Michael G. Cronin

in Impure Thoughts: Sexuality, Catholicism and Literature in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086137
eISBN:
9781781704707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086137.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses Angela MacNamara's promotion of purity, chastity and marriage in her works which were aimed at teenage readers for the Catholic Truth Society of Ireland (CTSI). McNamara's work ... More


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