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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 401–419.
Published: 01 September 2023
... an affinity by demonstrating the material relevance of Esposito’s concepts, especially with reference to the skin as the basis for biopolitics. Victus links the rending of skin to textuality but simultaneously uses the breaking open of the body to highlight community as an assemblage of diverse material...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 408–410.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of the Middle Ages to articulate accounts of race, culture, and nation at a time of BOOK REVIEWS colonial expansion and of growing concern for what Michel Foucault terms "biopolitics." The flipside of this medical-medieval dialectic is the analysis of how medical constructions of medieval sexuality shaped...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 609–616.
Published: 01 December 2023
... what Yvonne Daniel calls a “danced blasphemy” or “public affront” to the dominant (“civilized”) corporeal knowledge (225). The history of ballet cannot merely exist as a neutral, aesthetic object aligned with only one kind of bodymind mastery. It must also be considered as a biopolitical disciplining...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (3-4): 391–409.
Published: 01 May 2011
... their unique capacity to exude and generate affect, "de la gentille tendresse et un peu du souriant avenir" (20: 371). Yet they may also be described in terms that make clear the Foucauldian biopolitics underpinning such images, as "la matiere brute J.ANDREW COUNTER dont serait faite la nation future" (20: 114...