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The “Outcast of the Universe”?

Peter Brooks

in Enigmas of Identity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151588
eISBN:
9781400839698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151588.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the case of an impostor. Within the general plot of disguise and misprision there may be a special place for the impostor, the willful trickster who would have others believe he ... More


Nietzsche Slain

Jeremy Biles

in Ecce Monstrum: Georges Bataille and the Sacrifice of Form

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227785
eISBN:
9780823235193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227785.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Though Georges Bataille's initial reading of Friedrich Nietzsche in 1923 leaves him feeling “overcome”, he goes on to produce a body of work that, if bearing the marks of ... More


Revising Revision

Richard Taruskin

in The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249776
eISBN:
9780520942790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249776.003.0038
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter examines the process of revisionism, as it is found in music. Strong composers have been defined musicologically as the protagonists of technical innovation. However, other people have ... More


The Development of Civil Law’s Response to Worldly Women and Precocious Teenagers: Historical Wisdom or Oppressive Judgment?

Jennifer Ann Drobac

in Sexual Exploitation of Teenagers: "Adolescent Development, Discrimination, and Consent Law"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226301013
eISBN:
9780226301150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226301150.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The civil system addresses personal injury, sexual exploitation, and “consent,” among other matters, through common law tort (personal injury) laws or more modern state statutory responses to human ... More


Reading Lucretian Metaphor

Barnaby Taylor

in Lucretius and the Language of Nature

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198754909
eISBN:
9780191816390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754909.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter presents an account of Lucretian metaphor as it relates to readerly experience. After discussing the inherent instability of Lucretian metaphor, and the challenges of control it poses, ... More


From Independence to Invasion, 1776–1778

Carlton F.W. Larson

in The Trials of Allegiance: Treason, Juries, and the American Revolution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190932749
eISBN:
9780190932770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190932749.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Cultural History

This chapter explains that between the adoption of the Declaration of Independence and the creation of firmly established civilian courts, Pennsylvania experienced a long, chaotic interregnum ... More


The Winding Path to the Courthouse, 1778

Carlton F.W. Larson

in The Trials of Allegiance: Treason, Juries, and the American Revolution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190932749
eISBN:
9780190932770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190932749.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Cultural History

This chapter begins by summarizing the cases of misprision of treason heard in the county courts. The state government began a controversial attainder policy, a process that led to extensive property ... More


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