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Listening to Whom? Listening for What?

Andrew Dobson

in Listening for Democracy: Recognition, Representation, Reconciliation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199682447
eISBN:
9780191762901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682447.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In this chapter the conceptual tool of ‘recognition’ is deployed, building on Nancy Fraser’s work, to analyse the question of what constitutes a political noise. A distinction is drawn between ... More


Quantum Reality and Posthuman Life: The Waves

Derek Ryan

in Virginia Woolf and the Materiality of Theory: Sex, Animal, Life

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748676439
eISBN:
9780748684359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676439.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter considers the ways in which Woolf, primarily in The Waves, engages with the materiality of life itself. The first half of the chapter addresses ‘matter’ by focusing on how The Waves ... More


Entangled Worlds: Religion, Science, and New Materialisms

Catherine Keller and Mary-Jane Rubenstein (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276219
eISBN:
9780823277049
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276219.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Historically speaking, theology can be said to operate “materiaphobically.” Protestant Christianity in particular has bestowed upon theology a privilege of the soul over the body and belief over ... More


Theophanic Materiality: Political Ecology, Inhuman Touch, and the Art of Andy Goldsworthy

Jacob J. Erickson

in Entangled Worlds: Religion, Science, and New Materialisms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276219
eISBN:
9780823277049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276219.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter pursues the queerly constructive task of rethinking the strange entanglements of divinity and matter in the wake of the ecological crises of the anthropocene. Seduced simultaneously by ... More


On the Politics of “New Feminist Materialisms”

Stephanie Clare

in Mattering: Feminism, Science, and Materialism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479833498
eISBN:
9781479842308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479833498.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Through the analysis of Jane Bennett’s Vibrant Matter and Karen Barad’s Meeting the Universe Halfway, this chapter investigates the understanding of politics that emerges in new materialist and new ... More


The Silence of Nature

Steven Vogel

in Thinking like a Mall: Environmental Philosophy after the End of Nature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029100
eISBN:
9780262326988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029100.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In emphasizing the vitality or agency of matter, Latour or “new materialists” such as Bennett find human characteristics in matter, but “materialism” requires emphasizing instead the materiality of ... More


Out on Credulity!: An Introduction

Emily Ogden

in Credulity: A Cultural History of US Mesmerism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226532165
eISBN:
9780226532479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226532479.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

When we think of modernity, we think of a period from which enchantment has been banished—and sometimes to which it may return as a radical or counter-cultural alternative. This chapter argues that ... More


Body Politics and the Non-Sovereign Exception in Titus Andronicus and the Winter’s Tale

Thomas P. Anderson

in Shakespeare's Fugitive Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748697342
eISBN:
9781474426893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697342.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter looks at The Winter’s Tale and Titus Andronicus to show how Shakespeare’s aesthetics integrates performing objects and performing bodies in its depiction of powerful women. In staging ... More


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