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ONE: An Account of Oneself

Judith Butler

in Giving an Account of Oneself

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225033
eISBN:
9780823235230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225033.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter begins with a discussion of what is important about Adorno's conception of ethical violence. It points out the importance of his formulation for contemporary debates about moral nihilism ... More


The Reclining Nude

Emma Wilson

in The Reclining Nude: Agnès Varda, Catherine Breillat, and Nan Goldin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620245
eISBN:
9781789623581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620245.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Opening with a reflection on the woman rolling in the waves in Maya Deren’s At Land, this chapter draws out a series of thoughts on reclining. From the tradition of the reclining nude and the female ... More


Terms of Hospitality

in Postcolonial Asylum: Seeking Sanctuary Before the Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314803
eISBN:
9781846317132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317132.007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter explores the value of reciprocal narratives in revising the place of the asylum seeker before the law. In particular, it considers a sovereign's capacity to set the conditions for ... More


Kafka and the Ontology of Acousmatic Sound

Brian Kane

in Sound Unseen: Acousmatic Sound in Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199347841
eISBN:
9780199347872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199347841.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Developing the critique of Schaeffer’s ontology of the sound object, presented in chapter 1, this chapter describes the ontology of acousmatic sound. This is developed through a reading of Kafka’s ... More


Mina Loy’s Dialogic and “Narratable” Selves: Art as Collaboration

Laura Scuriatti

in Mina Loy's Critical Modernism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056302
eISBN:
9780813058085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056302.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter argues that Loy’s constant concern with autobiography relies on poetic and narrative forms which construe selfhood as dialogic, rather than self-contained. On the basis of Loy’s critique ... More


Mina Loy's Critical Modernism

Laura Scuriatti

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056302
eISBN:
9780813058085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056302.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In Mina Loy’s Critical Modernism, Laura Scuriatti argues that Loy’s corpus of works produces a kind of “critical” modernism, making the case that Loy’s corpus exhibits a skeptical, detached attitude ... More


Gestures between the Auratic and the Profane: Niddy Impekoven’s and Franz Kafka’s Reenactments of Liturgy

Lucia Ruprecht

in Gestural Imaginaries: Dance and Cultural Theory in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190659370
eISBN:
9780190659417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190659370.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter focuses on the ways in which Niddy Impekoven’s Bach dances and Franz Kafka’s “Conversation with the Supplicant” reenact the embodied tradition of liturgy. It singles out postures of ... More


Medea, a Manifesto

Juliette Cherbuliez

in In the Wake of Medea: Neoclassical Theater and the Arts of Destruction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823287826
eISBN:
9780823290345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287826.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

With the mythological figure of Medea, this chapter offers a counter-theory to the well-known symbol of ethical opposition to the State. While Antigone challenges certain politics of legacy, family, ... More


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