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Ovid’s Ghosts: Lovesickness, Theatricality, and Ovidian Spectrality on the Early Modern English Stage

Lisa S. Starks

in Ovid and Adaptation in Early Modern English Theatre

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474430067
eISBN:
9781474476973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430067.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter applies Maurizio Calbi’s concept of Shakespeare’s contemporary spectrality, based on Derridean “hauntology,” to Ovid in the early modern era. It explores Ovid as an icon of lovesickness ... More


Medea’s Afterlife: Encountering Ovid in The Tempest

John S. Garrison

in Ovid and Adaptation in Early Modern English Theatre

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474430067
eISBN:
9781474476973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430067.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Scholars continually return to Shakespeare’s debt to Ovid in order to draw new insight into the playwright’s work. However, the relationship between The Tempest and Ovid has received relatively ... More


On the Edge of Affirmation: Derrida

Benjamin Noys

in The Persistence of the Negative: A Critique of Contemporary Continental Theory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638635
eISBN:
9780748671915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638635.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The work of Jacques Derrida is usually characterised as dominated by themes of delay, deferral, and prevarication. Taking seriously Derrida’s own self-characterisation, this chapter argues that his ... More


Cruising Ghosts: David Wojnarowicz’s Queer Antecedents

Fiona Anderson

in Cruising the Dead River: David Wojnarowicz and New York's Ruined Waterfront

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226603612
eISBN:
9780226603896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226603896.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

As Wojnarowicz’s waterfront writing developed in the late 1970s, he looked for new ways to represent the strange temporality of the ruined waterfront. The figure of the ghost became the ideal symbol ... More


Foretellese: Futures of Derrida and Marx

Joshua Kates

in Fielding Derrida: Philosophy, Literary Criticism, History, and the Work of Deconstruction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229468
eISBN:
9780823235209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229468.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter investigates Derrida's late political thinking in the critical instance of its engagement with Marxism, here understood not only as including Marx and Engel's ... More


Occultism, Hauntology and the Urban ‘Wyrd’

Adam Scovell

in Folk Horror: Hours Dreadful and Things Strange

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325239
eISBN:
9781800342224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325239.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter evaluates the presence of the occult-flavoured esoteric content within the Folk Horror genre; where pagan entities evoke forms of devil worship, witchcraft, and magic(k). It also ... More


A Ghost Story: Electoral Reform and Hong Kong Popular Theater

Marco Wan

in Administering Interpretation: Derrida, Agamben, and the Political Theology of Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823283798
eISBN:
9780823285921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823283798.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the cultural dimension of Hong Kong’s Occupy Central movement by analyzing a theatrical production from the period in light of Jacques Derrida’s notion of hauntology. It argues ... More


Haunted historiographies: The rhetoric of ideology in postcolonial Irish fiction

Matthew Schultz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090929
eISBN:
9781781707227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090929.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The rhetoric of ideology haunts Irish fiction. In this book, I map these rhetorical hauntings across a wide range of postcolonial Irish novels, and define the specter as a non-present presence that ... More


‘The earth died screaming’: Tom Waits’s Bone Machine

Steen Christiansen

in Monstrous media/spectral subjects: Imaging gothic fictions from the nineteenth century to the present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719089770
eISBN:
9781781708651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089770.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Tom Waits's album Bone Machine (1992) sounds like an apocalyptic vision, the clattering of percussion like a dance of skeletons, Waits's gravelly voice a necromancer conjuring America's ghosts of ... More


Ghosts of the Gristleized

Dean Lockwood

in Monstrous media/spectral subjects: Imaging gothic fictions from the nineteenth century to the present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719089770
eISBN:
9781781708651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089770.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter reflects on music and the gothic body in terms of the contemporary discourses of sonic hauntology. Sonic hauntology posits the conjuration of the ghost of musics past as critique of the ... More


The Hauntology of Language and Identity1

John E. Joseph

in Language, Politics and Society in the Middle East: Essays in Honour of Yasir Suleiman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421539
eISBN:
9781474444781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421539.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This article, written by John E. Joseph’s, begins with a reference to Yasir Suleiman by highlighting how language and identity – a connection featured in a considerable part of Suleiman’s academic ... More


For the Humanities

Julie A. Carlson and Elisabeth Weber

in Speaking about Torture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242245
eISBN:
9780823242283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242245.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The introduction specifies why humanistic inquiry is vital to social policy legislation and what it contributes to anti-torture advocacy. It highlights the significance of Poems from Guantánamo and ... More


Chronotopic Ghosts and Quiet Men: José Luis Guerín’s Innisfree

Michael Pigott

in Journeys on Screen: Theory, Ethics, Aesthetics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474421836
eISBN:
9781474460118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421836.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In 1988 José Luis Guerín took a film crew from Spain to the western coast of Ireland, in search of the filming locations of John Ford’s The Quiet Man (1952). The resultant film, Innisfree (1990), ... More


From Deferring to Waiting (for the Messiah): Derrida’s Account of Futurity

Neal Deroo

in Futurity in Phenomenology: Promise and Method in Husserl, Levinas, and Derrida

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823244645
eISBN:
9780823252749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244645.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Derrida’s account of différance emerges as his response to the phenomenological problem of genesis. Différance, like the problem of genesis, is a temporal issue, though not a simple or ... More


The Difficulty of Being Dead: Aleksandr Veledinskii’s Alive (2006)

Vlad Strukov

in Contemporary Russian Cinema: Symbols of a New Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407649
eISBN:
9781474422024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407649.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The dis/appearances of the characters in Veledinskii’s Alive denotes ruptures in continuity (including the continuity of the gaze). The role of the phantom is to overcome the complete break between ... More


A Stage Setup: Reframing “Jeux Descartes”

Kyoo Lee

in Reading Descartes Otherwise: Blind, Mad, Dreamy, and Bad

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823244843
eISBN:
9780823250738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244843.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Here is a call for a renewal of the operative terms of Cartesianism, a rediscovery of the contemporaneity of Cartesian reflection: utilize the imaginative freedom and power of the Cogito, “the sparks ... More


“Digital Ghosts”: Voice and Migratory Hauntings

Nermin Saybasili

in VOICE: Vocal Aesthetics in Digital Arts and Media

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013901
eISBN:
9780262289696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013901.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter looks at the strange, ghostlike quality of the disembodied voice in reference to Jacques Derrida’s “hauntology.” It examines disembodiment in art works dealing with immigration, ... More


The Gothic House: Problematising the National Space

Ann Davies

in Contemporary Spanish Gothic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474402996
eISBN:
9781474426732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402996.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter studies the use of haunted houses in contemporary Spanish films, drawing on spatial conceptions of the Gothic and in particular the argument posited by David Punter and Glennis Byron ... More


Introduction: Textual spectrality and Finnegans Wake

Matthew Schultz

in Haunted historiographies: The rhetoric of ideology in postcolonial Irish fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090929
eISBN:
9781781707227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090929.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

A reconsideration of James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake (1939) that forecasts Jacques Derrida’s notion of spectrality as a viable theoretical lens for the Twenty-First Century, even as the spectral figure ... More


Conclusion: Famine and the Western Front in Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot

Matthew Schultz

in Haunted historiographies: The rhetoric of ideology in postcolonial Irish fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090929
eISBN:
9781781707227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090929.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

A case study that underscores the dual political and artistic identity of Postcolonial Irish authors in action in order to delineate where Irish studies scholars stand with spectrality as a critical ... More


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