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Dismembering the Ducat in The Merchant of Venice

David Landreth

in The Face of Mammon: The Matter of Money in English Renaissance Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199773299
eISBN:
9780199932665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773299.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Everyone knows that The Merchant of Venice is all about money, but if the characters of the play know it too, they do their best to avoid saying so. This chapter examines the variety of ways in which ... More


Death Beyond Disavowal: The Impossible Politics of Difference

Grace Kyungwon Hong

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816695263
eISBN:
9781452952352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695263.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book utilizes “difference” as theorized by women of color feminists to analyse works of cultural production by people of color as expressing a powerful antidote to the erasures of contemporary ... More


Žižekian ‘Perversions’: The Lure of Antigone and the Fetishism of the Act

Yannis Stavrakakis

in The Lacanian Left: Psychoanalysis, Theory, Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619801
eISBN:
9780748672073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619801.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Zizek's thoughts on capitalism, ‘the radical act’, and the ethico-political example of Antigone, are often presented as integral parts of a Lacan-inspired radical political philosophy. Hence, the ... More


Homosexuality in the action film

Lisa Purse

in Contemporary Action Cinema

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638178
eISBN:
9780748670857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638178.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Using Bad Boys II, Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang, Alexander, Spider-Man 3 and 300 as illustrative case studies, this chapter maps out homosexuality's status as both structuring presence and structuring ... More


Introduction

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/9780823245208.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This introductory chapter asks how speciesism engenders the bestialization of racial and sexual others. How does the stereotype of the black ape work to disavow the Darwinian principle of a ... More


Immunological Socialization

Mohamed-Ali Adraoui

in Salafism Goes Global: From the Gulf to the French Banlieues

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190062460
eISBN:
9780190062491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190062460.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter sheds light on how Salafists try to distance themselves from the rest of French society and with what they see as un-Islamic. Through an internal hijra (religious salutary migration), ... More


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