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War after death : on violence and its limits

Author: Steven Miller
Publisher: New York, New York : Fordham University Press, 2014. 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats

Reevaluates the role of war in politics and society based on an expanded definition of the violence that it entails, with special attention to the destruction of nonliving things such as dead bodies,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Miller
OCLC Number: 908740259
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 6 mai 2015).
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (248 p.)
Contents: Introduction (i.e., the death drive) 1. Statues Also Die 2. Open Letter to the Enemy: Jean Genet, War, and the Exact Measure of Man 3. Mayhem: Symbolic Violence and the Culture of the Death Drive 4. War, Word, Worst: Reading Samuel Beckett's Worstward Ho 5. Translation of a System in Deconstruction: Derrida and the War of Language against Itself Afterword Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Steven Miller.


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"In the long tradition and ever growing sea of works that have linked 'language, literature, and war,' this is a strikingly original work that attends to the import of that phrase with exquisite Read more...

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