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The Tears of Sovereignty: Perspectives of Power in Renaissance Drama

Philip Lorenz

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251308
eISBN:
9780823252633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251308.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Tears of Sovereignty – Perspectives of Power in Renaissance Drama examines the representation of sovereignty in canonical works of the Renaissance: Shakespeare's Richard II, Measure for Measure ... More


The misfit: illness, disability and ‘improper’ subjects

Stephen Greer

in Queer exceptions: Solo performance in neoliberal times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526113696
eISBN:
9781526141941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113696.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Drawing on ‘queer-crip’ theories which expose the normative conditions of social participation, this chapter examines a range of works concerning illness, impairment and disability to examine the ... More


Three Theses on the Two Sources and Their One Common Element

Michael Naas

in Miracle and Machine: Jacques Derrida and the Two Sources of Religion, Science, and the Media

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239979
eISBN:
9780823240012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239979.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter attempts to develop the three principal theses that run throughout “Faith and Knowledge.” While Derrida does not himself identify these three theses as such, this chapter shows the ... More


Sexing the X

Sarah S. Richardson

in Sex Itself: The Search for Male and Female in the Human Genome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084688
eISBN:
9780226084718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084718.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Focusing on “X mosaicism” theories of female biology, health, and behavior, this chapter examines the longstanding and infrequently questioned association of the X with femaleness. Drawing strongly ... More


Resistance: Waiting for Power in Fuenteovejuna

Philip Lorenz

in The Tears of Sovereignty: Perspectives of Power in Renaissance Drama

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251308
eISBN:
9780823252633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251308.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Lope de Vega's famous play about a popular uprising and revolt throws the “organ transplant” logic of sovereignty into crisis. Here, the conceptual and representational operations of transfer and ... More


Autoimmunity and Ante-Racism: Philip Roth's The Human Stain

Christopher Peterson

in Bestial Traces: Race, Sexuality, Animality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245208
eISBN:
9780823252602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245208.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter explores the nexus of race and sexuality in Philip Roth's The Human Stain. It shows how the novel exploits the multiple and contradictory meanings of “stain” in order to reconceptualize ... More


Called to Bear Witness: Derrida, Muslims, and Islam

Anne Norton

in The Trace of God: Derrida and Religion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262090
eISBN:
9780823266388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262090.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Derrida’s later work is marked by an apparent hostility to Islam.  Derrida claimed that Islam was “the other of democracy.”  He supported the coup that forestalled the likely victory of Algerian ... More


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