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Sartre: An Existentialist in the Underworld

Joseph Frank

in Responses to Modernity: Essays in the Politics of Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239252
eISBN:
9780823239290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239252.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Jean-Paul Sartre's treatise Saint Genet, comédien et martyr (1952) is one of the strangest books ever to be written by a reputable philosopher. It is about a far more outlandish figure than Immanuel ... More


The Passion of Literature: Genet in Laguna, Gide in Algiers

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/9780823239979.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter looks at two important figures for Derrida, one of whom, Jean Genet, emerges right at the end of “Faith and Knowledge,” and the other, André Gide, who is not explicitly referred to in ... More


The Illegitimate Mother:: Souffles

Mairéad Hanrahan

in Cixous's Semi-Fictions: Thinking at the Borders of Fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748642281
eISBN:
9781474406352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642281.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter indirectly connects with the question for which Cixous remains best known today, the notion of écriture feminine developed in her short text ‘The Laugh of the Medusa’, through ... More


Prisoners of Love: With Genet in the Palestinian Field

Carolyn Nordstrom and Antonius C. G. M. Robben

in Fieldwork Under Fire: Contemporary Studies of Violence and Culture

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520089938
eISBN:
9780520915718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520089938.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

When does empathy turn into identification? When do personal lives and professional interests merge in ethnographic fieldwork? This chapter notes the author's special relation with the Palestinian ... More


Sexuality and the Literary Field

Michael Lucey

in Someone: The Pragmatics of Misfit Sexualities, from Colette to Hervé Guibert

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226606187
eISBN:
9780226606354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226606354.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter investigates the ways the topics of same-sex and misfit sexualities impacted the structures of the French literary field. The chapter proceeds by adapting some of the standard ways of ... More


Killing the Cat: Sacrifice and beauty in Genet and Mishima

Edith Wyschogrod

in Crossover Queries: Dwelling with Negatives, Embodying Philosophy's Others

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226061
eISBN:
9780823235148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226061.003.0025
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The inclusion of an autobiographical element extrinsic to the fictional text is particularly vexing in both Yukio Mishima and Jean Genet, since their lives pose serious ... More


: Name No One Name

John Paul Ricco

in The Decision Between Us: Art and Ethics in the Time of Scenes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226717777
eISBN:
9780226113371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226113371.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In this chapter the author reads Jean Genet's essay “What Remains of a Rembrandt Torn Into Little Squares All the Same Size and Shot Down the Toilet” (1967), and in particular Genet's philosophical ... More


Rough Trade

Frank Lentricchia and Jody McAuliffe

in Crimes of Art + Terror

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226472058
eISBN:
9780226472089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226472089.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyzes the works of Jean Genet and Frederick Douglass. Both assumed voices that did not belong to them by birth, and they perfected the language of the oppressors that they at once ... More


Bit: Mourning Remains in Derrida and Cixous

Elissa Marder

in The Mother in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction: Psychoanalysis, Photography, Deconstruction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823240555
eISBN:
9780823240593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240555.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores mourning in the writings of Jacques Derrida and Hélène Cixous. For both Derrida and Cixous, mourning is an interminable event that defies closure, undermines presence, and has ... More


Metapragmatics, Sexuality, and the Novel: Reading Jean Genet’s Querelle

Michael Lucey

in Someone: The Pragmatics of Misfit Sexualities, from Colette to Hervé Guibert

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226606187
eISBN:
9780226606354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226606354.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores the way Jean Genet’s novel, Querelle, can be read as a theorization of the process of acquiring those social structures that ground sexual interaction and sexual expression; ... More


Around the absurd II: the Theatre of the Absurd

Neil Cornwell

in The Absurd in Literature

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074097
eISBN:
9781781700969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074097.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter studies the concept of the Theatre of the Absurd, which is based on the precepts of Antonin Artaud, and goes on to describe Artaud as the bridge between the present Theatre of the Absurd ... More


Post/modern: On the Gay Sensibility, or the Pervert's Revenge on Authenticity—Wilde, Genet, Orton, and Others

Jonathan Dollimore

in Sexual Dissidence: Augustine to Wilde, Freud to Foucault

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112259
eISBN:
9780191670732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112259.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The anarchic and the political, the anger and the boredom, are all active in Oscar Wilde's transgressive aesthetic. Which brings one to camp, considered by some to be the essence of the homosexual ... More


: Name No One Man

John Paul Ricco

in The Decision Between Us: Art and Ethics in the Time of Scenes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226717777
eISBN:
9780226113371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226113371.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter is an extended theoretical meditation on one of the most famous (and infamous) works of 20th-century art: Robert Rauschenberg's Erased De Kooning Drawing (1953). The work is discussed in ... More


Antipodean Alice: Cold War Fetishism and Frozen Time

Paul Giles

in The Planetary Clock: Antipodean Time and Spherical Postmodern Fictions

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198857723
eISBN:
9780191890352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857723.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter discusses how the Alice in Wonderland prototype developed by Lewis Carroll became influential for writers and artists after 1945. It aligns its treatment of sexuality with what Hans ... More


Introduction

Simon Morgan Wortham

in Counter-Institutions: Jacques Derrida and the Question of the University

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226658
eISBN:
9780823235131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226658.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This introductory chapter begins with a review of Jacques Derrida's academic career and writings. It then turns to the stealthy influence of the “counter” ... More


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