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Tyranny and Usurpation: The New Prince and Lawmaking Violence in Early Modern Drama

Doyeeta Majumder

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786941688
eISBN:
9781789623260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941688.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book examines the fraught relationship between the sixteenth-century formulations of the theories of sovereign violence, tyranny and usurpation and the manifestations of these ideas on the ... More


The Future of Illusion: Political Theology and Early Modern Texts

Victoria Kahn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226083872
eISBN:
9780226083902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226083902.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is a book about the neglected dialogue between several influential twentieth-century theorists of political theology and early modern texts. It focuses on Carl Schmitt, Leo Strauss, Ernst ... More


Introduction

Kathryn M. Grossman

in The Later Novels of Victor Hugo: Variations on the Politics and Poetics of Transcendence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199642953
eISBN:
9780191739231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642953.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The introduction highlights the lack of closure and futuristic bent of Hugo’s later novels; the intertwining of poetics and politics in the exiled writer’s prolific literary production; the evolution ... More


Lessons in Secular Criticism

Stathis Gourgouris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823253784
eISBN:
9780823261215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253784.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book reconfigures recent secularism debates, by showing (1) how the secular imagination is closely linked to society’s radical poiesis, its capacity to imagine and create unprecedented forms of ... More


Unpredictable Machines

Peter Otto

in Multiplying Worlds: Romanticism, Modernity, and the Emergence of Virtual Reality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199567676
eISBN:
9780191725364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567676.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Once disinterred from Wordsworth's conservative ecology, the notion that life has at its heart a creative force, an unstructured potential rather than a fixed essence, raises questions that ... More


Artful construction of the political realm: Buchanan and the legitimacy of resistance

Doyeeta Majumder

in Tyranny and Usurpation: The New Prince and Lawmaking Violence in Early Modern Drama

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786941688
eISBN:
9781789623260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941688.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Continuing the discussion of Scottish texts and politics, this chapter focuses on George Buchanan’s Latin play Baptistes (roughly contemporaneous with Ane Satyre) and his later treatise De Iure Regni ... More


Epilogue

Doyeeta Majumder

in Tyranny and Usurpation: The New Prince and Lawmaking Violence in Early Modern Drama

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786941688
eISBN:
9781789623260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941688.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The book concludes with a brief discussion of Shakespeare’s second historical tetralogy: the one short-lived moment on the English stage which fully realizes the potential of the idea of a man-made ... More


Nothing Beside Remains

Aaron Jaffe

in The Way Things Go: An Essay on the Matter of Second Modernism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816692019
eISBN:
9781452949017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692019.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

When a thing gets talked about, it tends to get framed in one of three kinds of deceptive life stories: first, the thing lives insofar as it is subject to human attention; second, it lives an ... More


– Speaking: Rhetorical Politics

Stuart Elden

in Speaking Against Number: Heidegger, Language and the Politics of Calculation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748619818
eISBN:
9780748652518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619818.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

One of the key issues that runs through this book is the understanding of Mitsein, of being-together. This is both an issue in relation to the being-together of humans in the world, generally, but ... More


Envisioning Eros: Poiesis and Heeding Silence

Elliot R. Wolfson

in Language, Eros, Being: Kabbalistic Hermeneutics and Poetic Imagination

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224180
eISBN:
9780823235377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224180.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses Eros: the concept of the connection of marital love (or passionate love) with sexual desire and longing. It describes how Eros is envisioned in the ... More


Hats and Veils: Texere in the Age of Rupture

R. S. Koppen

in Virginia Woolf, Fashion and Literary Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638727
eISBN:
9780748651917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638727.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explains how to read the ‘poetry’ of The Waves and how to understand Woolf's response to the symbolic world of physics, showing that popularised science, during the time Woolf was ... More


Partitions

Roberto Esposito

in The Origin of the Political: Hannah Arendt or Simone Weil?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823276264
eISBN:
9780823277001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276264.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers the relationship between Hannah Arendt and Simone Weil. It argues that each one thinks in the inverse of the other's thought, in the shadow of the other's light, in the silence ... More


“A Rescue That Comes Too Late”: Figure and Disfiguration in Contemporary Ecopoetics

Margaret Ronda

in Remainders: American Poetry at Nature's End

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603141
eISBN:
9781503604896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603141.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

“A Rescue That Comes Too Late”: Figure and Disfiguration in Contemporary Ecopoetics Chapter abstract: This chapter turns to the contemporary mode of ecopoetics as an exploration of the problems of ... More


Refrain

Xin Wei Sha

in Poiesis and Enchantment in Topological Matter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262019514
eISBN:
9780262318914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019514.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Answering the challenge to do art "all the way down," in place of anthropocentric art and science can we build world-oriented art and engineering? This motivates the creation of events and ... More


The Poiein of Secular Criticism

Stathis Gourgouris

in Lessons in Secular Criticism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823253784
eISBN:
9780823261215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253784.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Traces the origins of the notion of “secular criticism’” from Edward Said’s invention to the developments of comparative literature as a field of critical knowledge. Links the capacity for critique ... More


Heidegger on Art and Ontology

Janae Sholtz

in The Invention of a People: Heidegger and Deleuze on Art and the Political

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748685356
eISBN:
9781474412445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685356.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Chapter Three presents Heidegger’s imperatives of transformational thinking and fundamental ontology. It begins with an elucidation of Heidegger’s diagnosis of the state of modernity as technological ... More


Assessing Evidence

Christa Teston

in Bodies in Flux: Scientific Methods for Negotiating Medical Uncertainty

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226450520
eISBN:
9780226450834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226450834.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

During FDA hearings, participants deliberate about the risks and benefits associated with new pharmaceutical interventions. But when drugs are on trial, competing evidences collide. To unearth how ... More


Coda: A New Language for Psychology and Beyond

Mark Freeman

in The Priority of the Other: Thinking and Living Beyond the Self

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199759309
eISBN:
9780199369485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759309.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This coda focuses mainly on the idea and ideal of fashioning a new language, for psychology and beyond, one that is more in keeping with the realities of human experience than that which is ... More


The Healing Ritual: Rhetoric and Poiesis of Ethics

Ulrich Demmer

in Towards Another Reason: Identity Politics and Ethical Worlds in South India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199466818
eISBN:
9780199087303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466818.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter three describes and analyses the ethical discourses and performances conducted at illness and in times of severe suffering when the ancestor-deities are consulted. The first set of rituals ... More


The Death Ritual: Rhetoric and Poiesis of Ethics

Ulrich Demmer

in Towards Another Reason: Identity Politics and Ethical Worlds in South India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199466818
eISBN:
9780199087303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466818.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter four explores the second set of ethical performances and debates among the Jēnu Kuṟumba, the death rituals. These rituals constitute arenas of elaborate ethical argumentation and they are a ... More


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