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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 276–300.
Published: 01 August 2012
... 1886 Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Giorgio Agamben's Homo Sacer (1995, trans. 1998), and Jonathan Franzen's 2001 The Corrections —the article shows that works from the residual or “late” phases of two successive hegemonic cycles, the British and the American, reveal formal similarities...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 261–283.
Published: 01 August 2014
... colonial governance of common-law courts in South Africa. Bringing together Rancière's critique of Giorgio Agamben's theory of bare life and the exploration of the troubled judicial conscience of the magistrate in Coetzee's novel, the essay further argues that Waiting for the Barbarians calls into question...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of no universality and no exception. The fact that Jude is feminine and Sue masculine reinforces the structural-logical, rather than gendered, nature of sexuation for Lacan ( Seminar, Book XX ). Works Cited Agamben Giorgio . Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life . Trans. Heller-Rozen Daniel...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 320–323.
Published: 01 August 2011
... in the context of new world literature. His virtuoso readings of these figures explain just what the new world represents an ideological intensification of. In the new world, the essential problems of sovereignty laid out in Giorgio Agamben’s work on the topic are brought to a head. First...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 476–479.
Published: 01 November 2011
... and Giorgio Agamben, the chief visionaries of contemporary community theory, whose The Inoperative Community (1986) and The Coming Community (1990), respectively, now top the reading list of any discerning researcher and postgraduate student in the humanities and social sciences. Seen in this light...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 349–354.
Published: 01 August 2009
... more revealing about shifts in contemporary North American culture than about our actual proximity to or interest in experiences of ultimate oppression—under the guise of “human rights abuses” in the popular press or Giorgio Agamben’s “bare life” in the world of Left academic theory...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 316–318.
Published: 01 August 2014
... Foucault’s important later work, Giorgio Agamben’s elaborations of ‘‘bare life’’ and psychoanalytic accounts of subjection to impersonal forms of authority variously construed. Apart from these discrete commitments, this work also participates in a well-developed strand of politically inflected literary...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 534–536.
Published: 01 November 2016
... implications for literature in order to explore its consequences for the author's political position: “[T]his remark,” as he puts it, “discloses . . . the ideological division between Central European and Western intellectuals” (168). Cucu then turns to Slavoj Žižek and Giorgio Agamben instead of examining...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 483–486.
Published: 01 November 2013
... and Giorgio Agamben have taken over the intellectual leadership from Arnold while and by encouraging critics to keep indulging the same reflex aversion. Marx has an extremely incisive repudiation of Agamben, and he has an equally compelling reappropriation of Foucault as a thinker of governmentality who...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 443–450.
Published: 01 November 2009
... signifier but a “dialectical oscillation,” the concept on the one hand seems to be inclusive without remainder, yet on the other the people’s canonical privileges always depend on the limits of recognition. For Giorgio Agamben, such a bifurcated structure only reveals “the fundamental biopolitical...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 326–329.
Published: 01 August 2019
... Communities and Mikhail Bakhtin's The Dialogic Imagination to Franco Moretti's Atlas of the European Novel and Jacques Derrida's Specters of Marx . The second section on “war” begins with a lengthy chapter that draws widely from theoretical interventions, including Giorgio Agamben's Remnants...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 399–418.
Published: 01 November 2020
.... Coetzee Giorgio Agamben In 1977 Michel Foucault held lectures at the Collège de France titled Security, Territory, Population , in which he began to sketch a genealogy of the modern liberal welfare state—or “society of security,” as he initially called it—tracing it back to the Christian notion...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 334–337.
Published: 01 August 2014
.... 176, cloth, $100.00. The art of governing has always been deeply informed by techniques of identifying and responding to crises. As instanced by the broad influence of works by Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri, Giorgio Agamben, and Naomi Klein, the point has been forcefully made in recent years...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 159–164.
Published: 01 August 2012
... of “discontinuous historicism,” which enables him to bring together works as different as Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Giorgio Agamben’s Homo Sacer, and Jonathan Franzen’s 2001 novel The Corrections. What Stevenson’s, Agamben’s and Franzen’s works have in common, he...
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Novel (2004) 38 (1): 57–83.
Published: 01 May 2004
...JUSTUS NIELAND Copyright © Novel Corp. 2004 2004 Works Cited Adorno , Theodor . Aesthetic Theory . Trans. Robert Hullot-Kentor. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1997 . Agamben , Giorgio . The Man Without Content . Trans. Georgia Albert. Stanford: Stanford UP, 1999...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 519–522.
Published: 01 November 2010
... here. What is the potential or actual relation between personal complaint and political position? Are there necessary correlations? When she goes on to cite Giorgio Agamben on “whateverness” and explains it as the “condition of an ethi- cal belonging to the social as a matter of its being...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 103–121.
Published: 01 May 2015
... with reference to Giorgio Agamben 's account of paradigm as “neither universal nor particular, neither general nor individual” but rather a singularity that by “showing itself as such produces a new ontological context.” To claim that global literature serves such a function inflects our conception of its...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 380–384.
Published: 01 August 2016
..., multitude, and “bare life” into yet another set of privileged, inherently subversive figures that—like the ghosts of the guilt thesis—return to haunt the American gothic text. If these concepts are as radically acategorical and impersonal as Foucault, Giorgio Agamben, Esposito, and Hardt and Negri insist...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 327–342.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Works Cited Agamben Giorgio . Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life . Trans. Heller-Roazen Daniel . Stanford : Stanford UP , 1998 . ———. Remnants of Auschwitz: The Witness and the Archive . Trans. Heller-Roazen Daniel . New York : Zone , 2000 . Badiou Alain...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 24–42.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Agamben Giorgio . Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life . Trans. Heller-Roazen Daniel . Stanford : Stanford UP , 1998 . Alkana Joseph . “Disorderly History in ‘My Kinsman, Major Molineux.” ’ English Studies Quarterly 53 ( 2007 ): 1 – 30 . Althusser Louis...