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A Malady of the Left and an Ethics of Communism

Badiouian Diagnosis, Lacanian Cure, Sartrean Responsibility

Andrey Gordienko

existence—therein lies the whole being of truth—of a generic multiplicity. For this kind of multiplicity, though, one cannot be ‘responsible,’ which is why I keep my distance from Sartre. One can only be its militant. 12 The present contribution amounts

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Massinger's Strange Pirates

Strangeness, Law(s) and Genre in The Double Marriage and The Unnatural Combat

Susanne Gruss

connections (at least in these plays) to tyranny and sexual (mis)conduct also influence the generic dimensions of these plays: both can be read as late examples of the revenge tragedy, characterised by a multiplication of revenge plots that are quite often

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Ali Aslam, David McIvor, and Joel Alden Schlosser

historical failures and the generic difficulties that attend the ideal of democracy. Fugitive democracy holds fast to the promise of democracy – namely, that power can be both mutually inclusive and widely shared – and as such it provides witness to the

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Keith Jones

sometimes the quality of mercy is strained. 24 This passage is characteristic of the novel's complexity. There may be happy endings, but they certainly aren't simple. The historical setting also adds to the generic complexity of the work. The

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Comics and Adaptation

Armelle Blin-Rolland, Guillaume Lecomte, and Marc Ripley

transnational circulation of visual, narrative and generic motifs; heteronormalisation and phallogocentrism; authenticity of drawn events; identity in a stateless minoritised culture; ‘high’ and popular culture; reverence in comics adaptations of the literary

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The Medium Is the Message

Olivier Schrauwen’s Arsène Schrauwen beyond Expectations of Autobiography, Colonial History and the Graphic Novel

Benoît Crucifix and Gert Meesters

narration meets the generic expectation of sincerity. If the reader’s credulity is not tested when the local population of Congo is shown performing traditional European dances in matching costumes, then it is when Arsène meets an experienced Congo visitor

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Therese Sandrup

Muslim aid organizations helping Syrians. How, then, may we understand why some people, such as Alek, perceived the situation as something they felt personally obliged to act on? Toward a Conclusion: Moral Outrage and Its Generic Power As mentioned

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A Few Bad Apples or the Logic of Capitalism?

Neoliberal Globalization in the Economic Crime Drama Since the Millennial Turn

Sabine von Dirke

Verständigungs- und Deutungsprozesse,” 16 that is, as a social process that can lead to understanding and interpretation. The classic “whodunit” in particular has epistemological and therefore critical potential due to its generic form. The ubiquity of death

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The Generative Power of Political Emotions

Mette-Louise Johansen, Therese Sandrup, and Nerina Weiss

in order to explore in greater ethnographic detail their nature and effects. We emphasize the relational, temporal, geopolitical, and social dynamic between emotions and political violence, arguing that moral outrage is generic and transformative in