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Decker, Jessica Elbert

Borderlands and Liminal Subjects

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Borderlands and Liminality Across Philosophy and Literature
Jessica Elbert Decker, Dylan Winchock

Part I. National Borderlands

2. Ethics at the Border: Transmitting Migrant Experiences
Filippo Menozzi

3. Land, Territory and Border: Liminality in Contemporary Israeli Literature
Adia Mendelson-Maoz

4. Zones of Maximal Translatability: Borderspace and Women’s Time
Heather H. Yeung

Part II. Racial and Ethnic Borderlands

5. A Search for Colonial Histories: The Conquest by Yxta Maya Murray
Salvador C. Fernández

6. Transforming Borders: Resistant Liminality in Beloved, Song of Solomon, and Paradise

Danielle Russell

7. “Gone Over on the Other Side”: Passing in Chesnutt’s The House Behind the Cedars

Irina Negrea

Part III. Borderlands of Sexuality and Gender

8. Queering and Gendering Aztlán: Anzaldúa’s Feminist Reshaping of the Chicana/o Nation in the US–Mexico Borderlands
Tereza Jiroutová Kynčlová

9. Achilles and the (Sexual) History of Being
William Koch

10. Borderland Spaces of the Third Kind: Erotic Agency in Plato and Octavia Butler
Jessica Elbert Decker

Part IV. Speculative Borderlands

11. Alice’s Parallel Series: Carroll, Deleuze, and the ‘Stuttering Sense’ of the World
Andrea Oppo

12. Cultural Liminality: Gender, Identity, and Margin in the Uncanny Stories of Elizabeth Bowen
Paromita Mukherjee

13. Crossing the Utopian/Apocalyptic Border: The Anxiety of Forgetting in Paul Auster’s In the Country of Last Things

Dylan Winchock

Keywords: Philosophy, Philosophy of Man, Psychoanalysis, Social Theory

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319678139
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-67812-2

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