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Binding Violence: Literary Visions of Political Origins

Moira Fradinger

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763301
eISBN:
9780804774659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763301.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book exposes the relation between literary imagination, autonomous politics, and violence through the close analysis of literary texts—in particular Sophocles' Antigone, D. A. F. de Sade's 120 ... More


The Black Diaries: Sex, race and empire in The Dream of the Celt, The Swimming-Pool Library and The Lost World

Alison Garden

in The Literary Afterlives of Roger Casement, 1899-2016

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621815
eISBN:
9781800341678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621815.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter explores Casement’s Black Diaries, and their reception, through a discussion of three novels: Conan Doyle’s The Lost World (1912), Alan Hollinghurst’s The Swimming-Pool Library (1988) and ... More


Literature, Violence, and Politics

in Binding Violence: Literary Visions of Political Origins

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763301
eISBN:
9780804774659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763301.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to review literary works that represent violence as binding a political community together when its borders are in crisis; ... More


Voluntary Exiles, New Identities, and the Emergence of a Postnational Sensibility in Contemporary Latin American Literature

Francisco Brignole

in Postnational Perspectives on Contemporary Hispanic Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054940
eISBN:
9780813053356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054940.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Brignole explores the question of postnational identity by proposing a reading of three novels that signal a transition point in the literature of exile and displacement in Latin America. The ... More


No-man’s land: testimonial literature of the rubber boom

Lesley Wylie

in Colombia's Forgotten Frontier: A Literary Geography of the Putumayo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319747
eISBN:
9781781380932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319747.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

With a focus on the Amazon diaries of Roger Casement and the testimony of West Indian labourers in the Putumayo, this chapter examines literature from the Rubber Boom. In particular, it considers ... More


Levinas in Latin America

Erin Graff Zivin

in Anarchaeologies: Reading as Misreading

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823286829
eISBN:
9780823288724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286829.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

“Levinas in Latin America” focuses upon four types of ethical philosophy in Latin American and Latinamericanist thought: theological, literary, political, and deconstructive. First, Graff Zivin ... More


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