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Ophelia Is Not Dead at 47

An Interview with Nabyl Lahlou

Khalid Amine and Nabyl Lahlou

Translator : Katherine Hennessey

entered wearing an inflatable penis, saying, ‘I’ve become a man, so now I have the right to enter Paradise’. The Turtles was only performed once, in February 1971, six months before the first attempt at a military coup d’état . 4 Fortunately, the coup

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Scott Maisano

Vulgar slang for ‘penis’. Shakespeare would later use the word in King Lear when Edgar, in the guise of Poor Tom o’ Bedlam, sings ‘Pillicock sat on Pillicock’s hill. / ’Allow, ’Allow, loo, loo!’ (3.4.73–4). The name also appears to play on the fact that

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‘Failed Feminism’

Anne Tyler's Vinegar Girl in the Chinese Market

Yingjie Duan and Junwu Tian

of the gaze’. 29 This comes from Sigmund Freud's insistence that the penis is the superior organ because it is visible; female genitalia are ‘nothing’ for Freud because they are not unitary and visible like the penis. As the mode by which male

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From Villainous Letch and Sinful Outcast, to “Especially Beloved of God”

Complicating the Medieval Leper through Gender and Social Status

Christina Welch and Rohan Brown

emerge and the extremities would become paralyzed and eventually rot away. Mortimer claims that lepers would have suffered from alopecia, bodily bleeding, putrefaction of the nose and penis, as well as loss of teeth; considering these symptoms, one must

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Kathleen Lennon

Jacques Lacan’s 20 positioning of the phallus as the primary signifier, necessarily linked to the penis but not identical to it. In contrast, she insists both that the phallus is an imaginary content and that, consequently, it is a position that can be

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Whitewashing History

Pinker’s (Mis)Representation of the Enlightenment and Violence

Philip Dwyer

force local men to watch them raping women; the ritual mutilation of victims is carried out by cutting off noses, breasts, penises, and so on; parents are forced to maim or kill their children, to cook and eat them prior to their own execution. 32 These

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Jean-Pierre Boulé

pénis – ce qui peut bien amener l’idée de castration: l’acte amoureux est castration de l’homme – mais c’est avant tout que le sexe est trou’ (676). 31 Beauvoir fait remarquer que les personnages de Sade éprouvent un dégoût profond pour le ‘devant’ des

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‘Shakespeare Had the Passion of an Arab’

The Appropriation of Shakespeare in Fadia Faqir’s Willow Trees Don’t Weep

Hussein A. Alhawamdeh

negotiations, no conferences, and no dialogue”’ (80). Hani achieves his ‘martyrdom’, but his body is mutilated and maimed in the explosion: ‘fractured skull, gouged-out eyes, extracted teeth, stab wounds everywhere, slashed stomach, severed penis, broken knees

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The Problem of Modern Pederasty in Queer History

A Case Study of Norman Douglas

Rachel Hope Cleves

practices, and chemical stimuli. I dealt with this methodological challenge by noting the physical markers that Douglas used to describe the subjects of his interest. Douglas admired boys in the early stages of sexual maturation, after their penises had

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“What They Had between Their Legs Was a Form of Cash”

Homosexuality, Male Prostitution, and Intergenerational Sex in 1950s Italy

Alessio Ponzio

close to the Largo, in particular, once the lights were out, it “seemed to become the landscape of some bizarre, half-lit dream”: The boy beside one might casually take out his penis and knead it into erection, with an air of its being the most ordinary