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Forty-four specially written chapters provide a thorough and creative reading of Dante’s oeuvre. The volume combines a rigorous reassessment of Dante’s formation, themes, and sources, with a theoretically up-to-date focus on textuality, thereby offering a new critical Dante.
Released only 17 years after the author’s assassination, Pasolini’s Petrolio faced bitter controversies, which did not help its understanding. Exploring the entanglements of political and economic power of those years, the novel’s aesthetics has inspired biopolitical reflections and contemporary queer aesthetics.
Sirens are a timeless myth, seen in the verses of Homer and Rilke, heard in the pages of Joyce and in the music of Wagner, found in the waves of the Mediterranean and in the perilous waters of distant oceans. A map is needed not to get lost in such a geography, which sometimes resembles a labyrinth.
Employing feminist, queer, and postcolonial perspectives, Global Justice and Desire addresses economy as a key ingredient in the dynamic interplay between modes of subjectivity, signification and governance.
Pasolini’s vehement attack on contemporary liberal and hyper-technologized Neocapitalism was related to a criticism of rationalism and its socio-political as well as linguistic and aesthetic manifestations.
The term abandon encompasses radical renunciation and immersive indulgence in its oscillation between abandonment of and abandonment to, between restraint and luxury, mindfulness and neglect.
È possibile leggere la performance con cui la Vita Nuova di Dante crea l’autore moderno insieme a quella con cui nella Divina Mimesis Pasolini lo distrugge? Qual è il rapporto tra la sottomissione masochistica del protagonista di Petrolio e l’unione dell’anima con la Trascendenza nel Paradiso?
En réunissant des spécialistes de quelques ‘cas’ de chaos, il s’agit de saisir si les problèmes posés s’articulent ou pas aux mythes d’origine de nos cultures et aux philosophies qui ont pensé la rationalité, non pas comme un ordre inscrit dans ce qui est, mais comme une façon d’ordonner le chaotique.
This volume offers new critical insights on the question of Dante’s language, engaging with both the philosophical works characterized by an original project of vulgarization, and the poetic works, which perform a new language in an innovative and self-reflexive way.
The volume shows that by creating a ‘hallucinatory’ representation of the relationship between mother and child, Aracoeli questions the classical distinction between subject and object, and proposes an altogether new and subversive kind of writing.
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