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Cut of the Real: Subjectivity in Poststructuralist Philosophy

Katerina Kolozova

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166102
eISBN:
9780231536431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166102.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book reclaims the relevance of categories traditionally rendered “unthinkable” by postmodern feminist philosophies, such as “the real,” “the one,” “the limit,” and “finality,” thus critically ... More


The Vengeful Lioness in Greek Tragedy: A Posthumanist Perspective1

Alessandra Abbattista

in Revenge and Gender in Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474414098
eISBN:
9781474449502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414098.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter reinterprets the animal metaphors used in ancient Greek tragedy to describe revenging women from a posthumanist perspective. Whereas critics have commonly regarded such metaphors as ... More


My Mother was a Wandering Aramaean: A Nomadic Approach to the Hebrew Bible

Anne-Mareike Schol-Wetter

in The Bible and Feminism: Remapping the Field

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198722618
eISBN:
9780191789311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722618.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter explores the applicability of Rosi Braidotti’s theory of nomadic becoming to the Hebrew Bible by way of two examples: Lot’s unfortunate wife, and Ruth, the Moabite who became an ... More


Queering Orlando and Non/Human Desire

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/9780748676439.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter presents a queer reading, or rather ‘queering’, of Orlando which reassesses the themes of love and desire in Woolf’s mock-biography. It begins with a section on Woolf and Vita ... More


Sexual Difference in Becoming: A Room of One’s Own and To the Lighthouse

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/9780748676439.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on sexual difference in A Room of One’s Own and To the Lighthouse. The first half of the chapter stages a dialogue between Woolf’s much-discussed theory of ‘androgyny’, ... More


Battlestar Galactica, Technology, and Life

Kieran Tranter

in Living in Technical Legality: Science Fiction and Law as Technology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474420891
eISBN:
9781474453707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420891.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter explores the forms of life made by technical legality, through the re-imagined series Battlestar Galactica. It is argued that Battlestar Galactica deals directly with the triumph of ... More


Telling Death Stories in Mexican New Media

Liliana Chávez Díaz

in Latin American Culture and the Limits of the Human

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401490
eISBN:
9781683402169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401490.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The chapter focuses on collective digital projects representing real stories in Mexico, particularly on 72 migrantes (2010) and Testigos presenciales (2014). It aims to demonstrate that new media ... More


Feminism and the ‘Crisis of Rationality’

Sabina Lovibond

in Essays on Ethics and Feminism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198719625
eISBN:
9780191788710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719625.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This essay engages in the close reading of some texts that pride themselves on their feminist political credentials. It focuses mainly on Rosi Braidotti’s deployment of a contrast between ‘radical’ ... More


Posthuman

Justin Adams Burton

in Posthuman Rap

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190235451
eISBN:
9780190235499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190235451.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Posthumanism is most often theorized as a technological/human hybridity, but here I consider a posthumanism that follows Sylvia Wynter’s insistence on a humanism that “exists outside the present ... More


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