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Time Stalkers

Ned Schantz

in Gossip, Letters, Phones: The Scandal of Female Networks in Film and Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195335910
eISBN:
9780199868902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335910.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Women's Literature

This chapter identifies the isolating effects of stalkers on female figures, emphasizing the temporal isolation accomplished through the control of storage media such as tape recorders and answering ... More


Epilogue: Radio-Free Middlemarch

Ned Schantz

in Gossip, Letters, Phones: The Scandal of Female Networks in Film and Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195335910
eISBN:
9780199868902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335910.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Women's Literature

This thought experiment attempts to liberate Middlemarch from a predictable place in the novelistic culture of gossip, mobilizing the question of anachronism to locate the novel on the threshold of ... More


Poisoned Kisses: Theater of Seduction

Tanya Pollard

in Drugs and Theater in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199270835
eISBN:
9780191710322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270835.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the threat that female beauty posed for men. A surprising number of plays from this period dramatize the motif of death by poisoned kiss. The chapter focuses on three plays: ... More


Revenant Lovers

Timothy Chesters

in Ghost Stories in Late Renaissance France: Walking by Night

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199599806
eISBN:
9780191723537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599806.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

This chapter considers another possibility raised by return in the body: sexual congress with the dead. The first section examines the very limited corpus of ghost narratives in which divinely ... More


Feminism and Analytic Philosophy of Religion

Sarah Coakley

in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195138092
eISBN:
9780199835348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138090.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter offers a sustained analysis of the two major feminist critiques of analytic philosophy of religion: Grace Jantzen’s Becoming Divine and Pamela Sue Anderson’s A Feminist Philosophy of ... More


Medicine and Authority

Jonathan Strauss

in Human Remains: Medicine, Death, and Desire in Nineteenth-Century Paris

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823233793
eISBN:
9780823241262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233793.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter uses press accounts to reconstruct a spectacular case of necrophilia from the mid-nineteenth century. The subsequent trial emblematized the rivalries between medicine and the courts. ... More


Horses and Corpses: Notes on the Wrongness of Sex with Children, the Inappositeness of Consent, and the Weirdness of Heterosomething Masculinity

Joseph J. Fischel

in Screw Consent: A Better Politics of Sexual Justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520295407
eISBN:
9780520968172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295407.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In the state of Washington, in the early 2000s, several men regularly convened together to be penetrated by horses. Around the same time, three men in Michigan tried to exhume a woman’s corpse so one ... More


Necrophiliac Cannibals: Dismembering “Nonpeople,” Membering “The People”

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/9780804763301.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter looks at the libertine endocannibal rite of communion and suggests that necrophilia and cannibalism are “perversions of power,”: they portray the absolute defeat of the bodies that fuel ... More


‘Charmides’ and The Sphinx: Crashing into Objets d’Art

Kostas Boyiopoulos

in The Decadent Image: The Poetry of Wilde, Symons, and Dowson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748690923
eISBN:
9781474412377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748690923.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Sensualising the frozen spaces of art is best exemplified in the erotic entanglement with inert bodies in two narrative poems by Wilde, ‘Charmides’ (1881) and The Sphinx (1894). In these two poems ... More


“Life Is Extravagance”: Almost

Lawrence J. Friedman and Anke M. Schreiber

in The Lives of Erich Fromm: Love's Prophet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162593
eISBN:
9780231531061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162593.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines Erich Fromm’s belief that one should take up all the pleasures life has to offer, including some that might not enhance one’s health. This idea was encapsulated in one of ... More


Conclusion

Vincenzo Ruggiero

in Dirty Money: On Financial Delinquency

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198783220
eISBN:
9780191826252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783220.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In this final chapter it is noted how, in the financial world, individual culpability for wrongdoing slowly turned into organizational dysfunction and completed its course by erasing itself ... More


Necrophilia

Stuart P. Green

in Criminalizing Sex: A Unified Liberal Theory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197507483
eISBN:
9780197507513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197507483.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter offers a discussion of necrophilia, an offense that has been almost completely ignored in the criminal law theory literature but that raises interesting moral and conceptual issues—about ... More


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