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The Resource Necro citizenship : death, eroticism, and the public sphere in the nineteenth-century United States, Russ Castronovo, (electronic book)

Necro citizenship : death, eroticism, and the public sphere in the nineteenth-century United States, Russ Castronovo, (electronic book)

Label
Necro citizenship : death, eroticism, and the public sphere in the nineteenth-century United States
Title
Necro citizenship
Title remainder
death, eroticism, and the public sphere in the nineteenth-century United States
Statement of responsibility
Russ Castronovo
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Castronovo, Russ
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
New Americanists
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Death
  • Citizenship
  • Democracy
  • Passivity (Psychology)
  • Apathy
Label
Necro citizenship : death, eroticism, and the public sphere in the nineteenth-century United States, Russ Castronovo, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-336) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: Democracy's graveyard: Ideology and Eternity / Bodies Politic / A Brief Note on (and against) Interdisciplinarity -- 1 Political Necrophilia. Freedom and the longing for dead citizenship. Thinking Against Freedom / Reading the Social Contract: The Fine Print / Give Me Liberty and Death / Killing Off Free Citizens, or The Logic of Political Necrophilia / Strategies of Antifreedom / Blacks and Jews -- 2 "The Slavery of Man to Himself": White male sexuality, self-reliance, and bondage. The Black Man / Self-Abuse or Self-Reliance? / Straight National Politics: Emerson, Sylvester Graham, and Republicanism / "I Recommended Castration": Managing Sexual Slaves / The Social Origins of the Solitary Vice / Taking Political Pleasure in White Men / Postscript -- 3 "That Half-Living Corpse": Female mediums, séances, and the occult public sphere. Fusing the Unconscious to National Pathology: Hawthorne and Habermas / Mesmerized Citizens and Spiritualist Politics / Ahistorical Performances of Utopia: Brook Farm and Blithedale / The Trance: Women's Privacy as the Performance of Citizenship / A Brief History of Girlhood / Veiled Labor / Zenobia's Corpse / Epitaph -- 4 The "Black Arts" of Citizenship: Africanist origins of white interiority. What about the Materiality of the Body? / Black Origins of the White Unconscious / Was Lincoln a Spiritualist? Emancipation and Clairvoyance / Ghostwriting / Douglass and the Antislavery Unconscious / Incidents in the (After)life of a Slave Girl / Histories of the Not There / Saying "Nothing" about History -- 5 De-Naturalizing Citizenship: Geographies Other Than the National / The Fourteenth Amendment and the Reduction of Subjectivity / "A French Grammar" and the Remainders of Diaspora / Privacy, Concubines, and Iola Leroy / Violence, Privacy, and the Supreme Court / Frances Harper and the Problem of Dual Citizenship / The Promise of the Counterpublic and the Return of Hierarchy / Miscegenation without Sex
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xv, 351 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780822380146
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Necro citizenship : death, eroticism, and the public sphere in the nineteenth-century United States, Russ Castronovo, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-336) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: Democracy's graveyard: Ideology and Eternity / Bodies Politic / A Brief Note on (and against) Interdisciplinarity -- 1 Political Necrophilia. Freedom and the longing for dead citizenship. Thinking Against Freedom / Reading the Social Contract: The Fine Print / Give Me Liberty and Death / Killing Off Free Citizens, or The Logic of Political Necrophilia / Strategies of Antifreedom / Blacks and Jews -- 2 "The Slavery of Man to Himself": White male sexuality, self-reliance, and bondage. The Black Man / Self-Abuse or Self-Reliance? / Straight National Politics: Emerson, Sylvester Graham, and Republicanism / "I Recommended Castration": Managing Sexual Slaves / The Social Origins of the Solitary Vice / Taking Political Pleasure in White Men / Postscript -- 3 "That Half-Living Corpse": Female mediums, séances, and the occult public sphere. Fusing the Unconscious to National Pathology: Hawthorne and Habermas / Mesmerized Citizens and Spiritualist Politics / Ahistorical Performances of Utopia: Brook Farm and Blithedale / The Trance: Women's Privacy as the Performance of Citizenship / A Brief History of Girlhood / Veiled Labor / Zenobia's Corpse / Epitaph -- 4 The "Black Arts" of Citizenship: Africanist origins of white interiority. What about the Materiality of the Body? / Black Origins of the White Unconscious / Was Lincoln a Spiritualist? Emancipation and Clairvoyance / Ghostwriting / Douglass and the Antislavery Unconscious / Incidents in the (After)life of a Slave Girl / Histories of the Not There / Saying "Nothing" about History -- 5 De-Naturalizing Citizenship: Geographies Other Than the National / The Fourteenth Amendment and the Reduction of Subjectivity / "A French Grammar" and the Remainders of Diaspora / Privacy, Concubines, and Iola Leroy / Violence, Privacy, and the Supreme Court / Frances Harper and the Problem of Dual Citizenship / The Promise of the Counterpublic and the Return of Hierarchy / Miscegenation without Sex
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xv, 351 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780822380146
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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