Steve Sohmer

King reads out a report of the scale of the English victory at Agincourt, Exeter exclaims, ‘’Tis wonderful!’, that is, miraculous (4.8.114). Henry immediately declares, ‘Come, go we in procession to the village: And be it death proclaimed through our host To boast of this or take that praise from God Which is his only’ (115–18). Candlemas celebrates two acts of recognition

in Reading Shakespeare’s mind
Mark Robson

possible to read the emergence of the critique of enlightened modernity, since the fragmentation of reason that the categorial separation reveals may be seen to mirror the fragmentation of modernity itself. This establishes a line of critical thought that we might for convenience’s sake call Hegelian. From this recognition of the failure of Kant’s move in the Critique of Judgement, and its consequences for the idea of the autonomous artwork in modernity, Bernstein puts forward his notion of ‘aesthetic alienation’.22 In this alienated form, aesthetics suffers mourning for

in The new aestheticism
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Individuality, identification and multidirectional memorialisation in post-genocide Rwanda
Ayala Maurer-Prager

lovely spectacle.’ Plato, The Republic Introduction The moment of interaction between the corpse and the living subject has been profound since some of the earliest moments in literary history, possessing a unique intensity borne of the complex processes of identification at work in the instance of their meeting. In the words of Diana Fuss, self-​identification is ‘the psychical mechanism that produces self-​recognition … the play of difference and similitude in self–​other relations … the detour through the other that defines a self ’.1 Self-​perception, in Fuss

in Human remains in society
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Joe Turner

“children” … I hope British hospitality is not being abused’ (quoted in McLaughlin 2018: 7). Faced with what Elizabeth Brown (2011) calls ‘unchildlike children’, the Daily Mail became the first newspaper to publicly use facial recognition software to ‘test’ the refugees’ ages (Wright and Drury 2017). The front covers of the following day’s papers were full of photographic portraits of the children – now transformed into ‘youth’ or ‘young men’ – with their suspected, computer-generated ages showing them to be adults. Focus fell on the apparent risk these ‘young men’ would

in Bordering intimacy
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Anthony Coates

perception that, far from there being any natural or spontaneous resistance to war, a strong presumption in favour of war often exists. The last thing needed is moral reinforcement or encouragement of that presumption. In this negative tradition the idea of the moral abnormality of war goes hand in hand with the recognition of a pervasive and widespread disposition to war. 12 One of the commonest forms of moral empowerment (and

in Political concepts
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Notes on the art of the contemporary
Andrew Benjamin

recognition of the impossibility of there being a transformation. This recognition is linked as much to works that are explicitly connected to the social as to ones whose relationship is always to be established. Once art is defined beyond any link to a project other than the one provided by its content, what remains is a proliferation of styles without end. There is however a second sense of inclusion. Here, rather than the assumption of sameness as underlying relation, there is the presence of difference. Difference, rather than being an effect of sameness, is already

in The new aestheticism
Ciarán O’Kelly

things that keep us apart. The transcendence of ethnic nationalism lies in the recognition of the dubious grounds of ethnicity, both morally and historically. The post-nation is the self-knowing nation. Margaret Canovan argues that Kearney’s approach is problematic. The way we think about ourselves is not so clear. Following Arendt, she writes that ‘politics is not a matter of moulding passive material. Free politics means

in Political concepts
Ad Putter

permit effective repetitions of diverse kinds, because only the distinctness of some “unit” (person, act, place, or even phrase) allows sharp recognition of recurrence’.22 Percyvell’s obvious segmentation has precisely this virtue of highlighting a pattern of recurrence. Especially noticeable, thanks to the spareness of the poem’s time-place coordinates, is the recurrence of a season and a setting. I quote the lines that follow on directly from the passage quoted above: He thoghte on no thyng Now on his moder that was – MUP_McDonald_09_Ch8 181 11/18/03, 17:05 182

in Pulp fictions of medieval England
Steve Sohmer

from the town of Gournay in Haute-Normandie not far from the Carreys’ seat, Lisieux. 28 Ascelin and Hugh de Gournay fought beside William the Conqueror at Hastings in 1066; perhaps some Carreys of Lisieux did, too. Shakespeare’s wink at the Norman Gournay or Gournie is another nod to the Careys. Acts of recognition in King John The Troublesome

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Alice Mah

Introduction to Part III Alice Mah Science and politics are impossible to disentangle within environmental justice (EJ) struggles. What counts as legitimate data, and whose voices count? How can local communities that face disproportionate toxic burdens effectively mobilize science to support their campaigns for environment justice? Scientific evidence of toxic exposure is often not sufficient to ensure adequate compensation, remediation, or recognition (Boudia and Jas 2014). As the epidemiologist and environmental justice activist Steve Wing (2005, 55) argued

in Toxic truths