The Scandal of Self-ContradictionPasolini’s Multistable Subjectivities, Geographies, TraditionsVienna: Turia + Kant, 2012
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Cite as: Luca Di Blasi, ‘One Divided by Another: Split and Conversion in Pasolini’s San Paolo’, in The Scandal of Self-Contradiction: Pasolini’s Multistable Subjectivities, Geographies, Traditions, ed. by Luca Di Blasi, Manuele Gragnolati, and Christoph F. E. Holzhey, Cultural Inquiry, 6 (Vienna: Turia + Kant, 2012), pp. 189–207 <https://doi.org/10.25620/ci-06_11>

One Divided by AnotherSplit and Conversion in Pasolini’s San PaoloLuca Di BlasiORCID

Keywords: Pasolini, Pier Paolo – San Paolo; Paul, Saint; multistable figures; motion picture play; Motion picture autorship; division (split); conversion; Badiou, Alain; Agamben, Giorgio

While Christian churches dramatically lost ground during the last decades (at least in European societies), in this very period one of the major Christian figures, Saint Paul, attracted the interest of leading ‘progressive’ intellectuals and philosophers like Pier Paolo Pasolini, Alain Badiou, Slavoj Žižek, or Giorgio Agamben. In the following text, by focusing on Pasolini and his uncompleted film project San Paolo, I will concentrate on the notion of the split.

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