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Unwilling Feeling

Karen Bray

in Grave Attending: A Political Theology for the Unredeemed

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823286850
eISBN:
9780823288762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286850.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter four, “Unwilling Feeling,” reads John D. Caputo’s material theology and his conception of the insistence of God alongside Sara Ahmed’s work on what she names “affect aliens” and willfulness ... More


Our Book of Revelation … Prescribes Our Fate and Releases Us from It”: Scriptural Disorientations in Cherríe Moraga’s The Last Generation

Jacqueline M. Hidalgo

in Sexual Disorientations: Queer Temporalities, Affects, Theologies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277513
eISBN:
9780823280483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277513.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the appearance of Mesoamerican and biblical codices in Cherríe Moraga’s The Last Generation (1994). In Moraga’s conclusion to The Last Generation, “Codex Xerí,” the Book of ... More


From Eggbeaters and Alcohol to Gryphons, Dolls, and Puppets: The Affective Mobilities of Djuna Barnes’s Objects

Pavlina Radia

in Modernist Objects: Literature, Art, Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979503
eISBN:
9781800341470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979503.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

For modernists like Djuna Barnes, objects mark, but also frequently mobilize, the very conflict that exists between the characters who are depersonalized by their sense of racial, cultural, class, ... More


Grave Attending: A Political Theology for the Unredeemed

Karen Bray

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823286850
eISBN:
9780823288762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286850.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Grave Attending: A Political Theology for the Unredeemed mounts a challenge to a regnant neoliberal capitalist narrative, pervasively secularized, of redemption. Its methodology relies on reading ... More


Fun Home and Are You My Mother? As Autotopography: Queer Orientations and the Politics of Location

Katherine Kelp-Stebbins

in The Comics of Alison Bechdel: From the Outside In

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496825773
eISBN:
9781496825827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825773.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Utilizing Sara Ahmed’s Queer Phenomenology: Orientations, Objects, Others, this chapter examine how Alison Bechdel’s work mobilizes representational regimes to orient, disorient, and reorient the ... More


Orientations

Robert Mills

in Seeing Sodomy in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226169125
eISBN:
9780226169262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169262.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In the wake of Michel Foucault’s arguments concerning the emergence of “homosexuality,” it has become customary to declare the expression “sexual orientation” more or less irrelevant to any period ... More


Meeting Needs, Making Room: The Feminist Pedagogy of Woolf’s Fiction

Benjamin D. Hagen

in The Sensuous Pedagogies of Virginia Woolf and D.H. Lawrence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979275
eISBN:
9781800341692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979275.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter accounts for a consistent feminist pedagogy across Woolf’s fiction, from The Voyage Out (1915) to Between the Acts (1941). Drawing on Sara Ahmed’s Living a Feminist Life (2017) and Kate ... More


‘The needle may convert more than the pen’: women and the work of conversion in early modern England

Claire Canavan and Helen Smith

in Conversions: Gender and Religious Change in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099151
eISBN:
9781526121059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099151.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter opens by establishing women's centrality to the religious life of the household and community, and, in particular, their work as model converts and proselytisers. It argues that women’s ... More


Merriness, affect, and community in Shakespeare’s Merry Wives of Windsor

Cora Fox

in Positive Emotions in Early Modern Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781526137135
eISBN:
9781526166708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526137142.00015
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Cora Fox traces the ways the gendered governing emotion of merriness negotiates and solidifies communities in ‘Merriness, affect, and community in Shakespeare’s Merry Wives of Windsor’. Her essay ... More


Oldness

Susanne Schmidt

in Midlife Crisis: The Feminist Origins of a Chauvinist Cliché

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226686851
eISBN:
9780226686998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226686998.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

What is the meaning of the surprising origin story of the midlife crisis? Reflecting on the history of the midlife crisis in light of ongoing debates about the cost of living for women and men, the ... More


Happy objects and earthly pleasure in Thomas Traherne’s devotional poetry

Leila Watkins

in Positive Emotions in Early Modern Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781526137135
eISBN:
9781526166708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526137142.00017
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In ‘Happy objects and earthly pleasure in Thomas Traherne’s devotional poetry’, Leila Watkins explores pleasure in Thomas Traherne’s late seventeenth-century devotional poetry, which display a near ... More


Outside of Ourselves

Ruth Weatherall

in Reimagining Academic Activism: Learning from Feminist Anti-Violence Activists

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529210194
eISBN:
9781529210231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210194.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Chapter three begins with a discussion of the (disputed) decline of activism within the community sector in favour of more ‘gloves on’ approaches which work inside institutions for change. This story ... More


Orienting Desires, Guarding Love: Problems of Queer Tutelage in Lawrence’s Fiction

Benjamin D. Hagen

in The Sensuous Pedagogies of Virginia Woolf and D.H. Lawrence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979275
eISBN:
9781800341692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979275.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter expands the analysis of Chapter 2, turning to The White Peacock (1911), The Rainbow (1915), and Women in Love (1920) to redress an oversight in Lawrence’s reception: the absence of a ... More


Empathy and Ethics

Anne Whitehead

in Medicine and Empathy in Contemporary British Fiction: An Intervention in Medical Humanities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780748686186
eISBN:
9781474438728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748686186.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter outlines a second key context for the resurgence of interest in empathy: the rapid growth of interest in human rights discourses in the early twenty-first century. The first section, ... More


Desires of the Spirit

Simeon Zahl

in The Holy Spirit and Christian Experience

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198827788
eISBN:
9780191866500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827788.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines the work of the Holy Spirit in the transformation and sanctification of Christians. It argues that accounts of sanctification that build upon the idea of an instantaneous ... More


Que(e)rying the American Dream in Films of the Early Twenty-First Century

Eleanor Ty

in Asianfail: Narratives of Disenchantment and the Model Minority

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040887
eISBN:
9780252099380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040887.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter looks at a selection of post-2000 Asian American films that feature Asian American protagonists who are 1.5 or second-generation immigrants. The Debut (dir. Gene Cajayon), Red Doors ... More


The Personal and the Political

Carl Plantinga

in Screen Stories: Emotion and the Ethics of Engagement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190867133
eISBN:
9780190867171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190867133.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter describes the “personalistic bias” argument against taking characters as moral agents, and argues that although the argument identifies a real concern, to fail to see fictional ... More


Sad Stories and Unhappy Reading

Rhiannon Graybill

in Texts after Terror: Rape, Sexual Violence, and the Hebrew Bible

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190082314
eISBN:
9780190082345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190082314.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Phyllis Trible’s Texts of Terror continues to dominate feminist approaches to biblical sexual violence, especially stories of extreme violence or misogyny. However, Trible’s approach, which she ... More


Fuzzy, Messy, Icky: How to Read a Rape Story

Rhiannon Graybill

in Texts after Terror: Rape, Sexual Violence, and the Hebrew Bible

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190082314
eISBN:
9780190082345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190082314.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter introduces a new approach to rape and sexual violence in the Hebrew Bible, asserting that sexual violence and rape are frequently fuzzy, messy, and icky. Fuzzy identifies the ambiguity ... More


Interlude: Moving Things

Christina Zwarg

in The Archive of Fear: White Crisis and Black Freedom in Douglass, Stowe, and Du Bois

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198866299
eISBN:
9780191898457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866299.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

“Interlude” aligns Mesmer’s “crisis state” with Freud’s 1909 discussion of the interrupted lecture. Intended to explain psychoanalysis to an America audience, Freud’s analogy also informs the ... More


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