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Introduction: Post-Marxism and the Symbolic Turn

Warren Breckman

in Adventures of the Symbolic: Post-marxism and Radical Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231143943
eISBN:
9780231512893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231143943.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book narrates the history of post-Marxism as the adventure of the symbolic. Post-Marxism involves a confrontation between the relatively rigid semiotic concept of the symbolic order and looser, ... More


A Single Day; ‘At the Bay’ and Mrs Dalloway

Angela Smith

in Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf: A Public of Two

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183983
eISBN:
9780191674167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183983.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In an article written in 1927 for the Dial, a Chicago magazine which published fiction by Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf, the American poet Conrad Aitken observes that, in Mrs Dalloway and To ... More


Rebellious Desire and the Real within the Limits of the Symbolic Alone

Noëlle Vahanian

in The Rebellious No: Variations on a Secular Theology of Language

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256952
eISBN:
9780823261444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256952.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter argues that a theology after Lacan is not a theology according to Lacan. The role of a theology that has been permeated by Lacanian and postmodern discourses is not that which Lacan ... More


Skin Deep: Identity and Trauma in God Help the Child

Shirley A. Stave

in New Critical Essays on Toni Morrison's God Help the Child: Race, Culture, and History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828873
eISBN:
9781496828927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828873.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

In “Skin Deep: Identity and Trauma in God Help the Child,” Shirley A. Stave argues that the novel plays surface off depth, unravelling the dichotomy as false through the lens of racism, which is ... More


Post-Modern Wild Children, Falling Towers, and the Counter-Linguistic Turn

James Berger

in The Disarticulate: Language, Disability, and the Narratives of Modernity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708460
eISBN:
9780814708330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708460.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter expands the discussion on the problematics of the critique of a totalizing modern social-symbolic order by turning to the novels of Paul Auster, Jerzi Kosinski, and Don DeLillo. Their ... More


Door Logic, or, the Materiality of the Symbolic: From Cultural Techniques to Cybernetic Machines

Bernhard Siegert

in Cultural Techniques: Grids, Filters, Doors, and Other Articulations of the Real

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263752
eISBN:
9780823268962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263752.003.0011
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

Doors are architectural media that function as cultural techniques because they operate the primordial difference of architecture—that between inside and outside—and at the same time reflect this ... More


She Who Speaks

Tina Beattie

in Theology after Postmodernity: Divining the Void--A Lacanian Reading of Thomas Aquinas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199566075
eISBN:
9780191747359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566075.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores how Lacan appropriates an inverse Aristotelianism, as a way of challenging modern accounts of reality informed by Plato, Descartes, and Kant. In spite of its privileging of the ... More


The Subject of Mental Illness: Psychosis, Mad Violence, and Subjectivity in Indonesia

Byron J. Good, Subandi, and Mary-Jo Delvecchio Good

in Subjectivity: Ethnographic Investigations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247925
eISBN:
9780520939639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247925.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter studies the relationship between the subjective experience of psychotic illness and political subjectivity, and the madness of the psychotic and that of violent crowds in modern ... More


The House as Holder

Simon O'Meara

in The Ka'ba Orientations: Readings in Islam's Ancient House

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780748699308
eISBN:
9781474484695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699308.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This and the next chapter concern the interior of the Kaʿba, both asking what and how the Kaʿba houses and thereby fulfils a basic function of architecture: to shelter and hold. This chapter argues ... More


Conclusion: Assessing the Hole at the Beginning of It All

Alan Cole

in Fathering Your Father: The Zen of Fabrication in Tang Buddhism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254848
eISBN:
9780520943643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254848.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter explores more general questions that have come out of this investigation regarding the form and function of Chan genealogies that have been slowly generated and thickened. It assesses ... More


Conclusion: On Being Duped

Jennifer Friedlander

in Real Deceptions: The Contemporary Reinvention of Realism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190676124
eISBN:
9780190676162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190676124.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter considers the claims of the book in terms of Jacques Lacan’s famous dictum that “the non-duped err.” It explores the political possibilities afforded to those who, rather than seek to ... More


Introduction: Disarticulate and Dysarticulate

James Berger

in The Disarticulate: Language, Disability, and the Narratives of Modernity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708460
eISBN:
9780814708330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708460.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter briefly describes the “disarticulate” and explores his functions. Defined as someone outside the linguistic loop, the disarticulate is a figure situated at the boundary of ... More


Techno-Utopian Visions of Soviet Intellectuals after Stalin

Alexey Golubev

in The Things of Life: Materiality in Late Soviet Russia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752889
eISBN:
9781501752902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752889.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter explores the link between material objects and the different temporalities of post-Stalinist Soviet society. The chapter looks at the productivist language of late socialism as a ... More


‘What rough beast’? Monsters of Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland

Kieran Keohane and Carmen Kuhling

in From prosperity to austerity: A socio-cultural critique of the Celtic Tiger and its aftermath

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091674
eISBN:
9781781707197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091674.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Kieran Keohane and Carmen Kuhling analyse the transformation that the Irish subject has undergone, and is still undergoing, in connection with the period popularly dubbed the Celtic Tiger. Looking at ... More


The Battle of Bayside

Joseph P. Laycock

in The Seer of Bayside: Veronica Lueken and the Struggle to Define Catholicism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199379668
eISBN:
9780199379699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199379668.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the period from 1970 to 1974 known as “The Battle of Bayside.” During this period thousands of Lueken’s followers took to gathering at St. Robert Bellarmine’s Church in Bayside ... More


More Party than Piety

Abby Day

in The Religious Lives of Older Laywomen: The Last Active Anglican Generation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198739586
eISBN:
9780191802546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739586.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

Generation A women often speak of a time when the church was the social hub of their lives and how this has now become diminished, with fewer regular attendees and less-involved priests. ... More


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