Binding Violence: Literary Visions of Political Origins

Binding Violence: Literary Visions of Political Origins

Moira Fradinger


Binding Violence exposes the relation among literary mind's eye, self sufficient politics, and violence throughout the shut research of literary texts—in specific Sophocles' Antigone, D. A. F. de Sade's 120 Days of Sodom, and Vargas Llosa's The ceremonial dinner of the Goat—that communicate to a blind spot in democratic concept, particularly, how we elect democratically at the borders of our political groups. those works endure the imprint of the anxieties of democracy relating its other—violence—especially while the query of a redefinition of club is at stake.

The e-book stocks the philosophical curiosity in rethinking politics that has lately surfaced on the crossroads of literary feedback, philosophy, severe thought, and psychoanalysis. Fradinger takes heavily the accountability to imagine via and provides names to the political makes use of of violence and to impress necessary mirrored image at the challenge of violence because it pertains to politics and on literature because it pertains to its times.

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