Necro Citizenship: Death, Eroticism, and the Public Sphere in the Nineteenth-Century United States (New Americanists) (2020)

Necro Citizenship Death Eroticism and the Public Sphere in the Nineteenth Century United States New Americanists In Necro Citizenship Russ Castronovo argues that the meaning of citizenship in the United States during the nineteenth century was bound to and even dependent on death Deploying an impressive range of
  • Title: Necro Citizenship: Death, Eroticism, and the Public Sphere in the Nineteenth-Century United States (New Americanists)
  • Author: Russ Castronovo
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  • In Necro Citizenship Russ Castronovo argues that the meaning of citizenship in the United States during the nineteenth century was bound to and even dependent on death Deploying an impressive range of literary and cultural texts, Castronovo interrogates an American public sphere that fetishized death as a crucial point of political identification This morbid politics ideIn Necro Citizenship Russ Castronovo argues that the meaning of citizenship in the United States during the nineteenth century was bound to and even dependent on death Deploying an impressive range of literary and cultural texts, Castronovo interrogates an American public sphere that fetishized death as a crucial point of political identification This morbid politics idealized disembodiment over embodiment, spiritual conditions over material ones, amnesia over history, and passivity over engagement.Moving from medical engravings, s ances, and clairvoyant communication to Supreme Court decisions, popular literature, and physiological tracts, Necro Citizenship explores how rituals of inclusion and belonging have generated alienation and dispossession Castronovo contends that citizenship does violence to bodies, especially those of blacks, women, and workers Necro ideology, he argues, supplied citizens with the means to think about slavery, economic powerlessness, or social injustice as eternal questions, beyond the scope of politics or critique By obsessing on sleepwalkers, drowned women, and other corpses, necro ideology fostered a collective demand for an abstract even antidemocratic sense of freedom Examining issues involving the occult, white sexuality, ghosts, and suicide in conjunction with readings of Harriet Jacobs, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Frederick Douglass, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Frances Harper, Necro Citizenship successfully demonstrates why Patrick Henry s give me liberty or give me death has resonated so strongly in the American imagination.
    Necro Citizenship Death, Eroticism, and the Public Sphere In Necro Citizenship Russ Castronovo argues that the meaning of citizenship in the United States during the nineteenth century was bound to and even dependent on death Deploying an impressive range of literary and cultural texts, Castronovo interrogates an American public sphere that fetishized death as a crucial point of political identification. Necro Citizenship Death, Eroticism, and the Public Sphere Jan , In Necro Citizenship Russ Castronovo argues that the meaning of citizenship in the United States during the nineteenth century was bound to and even dependent on death Deploying an impressive range of literary and cultural texts, Castronovo interrogates an American public sphere that fetishized death as a crucial point of political identification. Necro Citizenship Death, Eroticism, and the Public Sphere In Necro Citizenship Russ Castronovo argues that the meaning of citizenship in the United States during the nineteenth century was bound to and even dependent on death Deploying an impressive range of literary and cultural texts, Castronovo interrogates an American public sphere that Necro citizenship death, eroticism, and the public Necro citizenship death, eroticism, and the public sphere in the nineteenth century United States by Castronovo, Russ, Necro Citizenship Death, Eroticism, and the Public Sphere In Necro Citizenship Russ Castronovo argues that the meaning of citizenship in the United States during the nineteenth century was bound to and even dependent on death Deploying an impressive range of literary and cultural texts, Castronovo interrogates an American public sphere that fetishized death as a crucial point of political identification. New Americanists Necro Citizenship Death, Eroticism In Necro Citizenship Russ Castronovo argues that the meaning of citizenship in the United States during the nineteenth century was bound to and even dependent on death Deploying an impressive range of literary and cultural texts, Castronovo interrogates an American public sphere that fetishized death as a crucial point of political identification. Project MUSE Necro Citizenship In Necro Citizenship Russ Castronovo argues that the meaning of citizenship in the United States during the nineteenth century was bound to and even dependent on death Deploying an impressive range of literary and cultural texts, Castronovo interrogates an American public sphere that fetishized death as a crucial point of political identification. Necro Citizenship Death, Eroticism, and the Public Sphere Necro Citizenship opens with the question, How does death structure political life Russ Castronovo locates the answer in the nineteenth century, though he ac We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website.By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Duke University Press Necro Citizenship In Necro Citizenship Russ Castronovo argues that the meaning of citizenship in the United States during the nineteenth century was bound to and even dependent on death Deploying an impressive range of literary and cultural texts, Castronovo interrogates an American public sphere that fetishized death as a crucial point of political identification.
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    One Reply to “Necro Citizenship: Death, Eroticism, and the Public Sphere in the Nineteenth-Century United States (New Americanists)”

    1. Really interesting research into American mesmerism and spiritism, but the political, or rather postpolitical, argument did not satisfy me It is also incredibly repetitive regarding theoretical assertions The close readings of primary texts seem weak Still, I plan to mine the book for sources.

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