Shelley's Communism of Writing Open Access

Mullins, David Michael (2014)

Permanent URL: https://etd.library.emory.edu/concern/etds/kp78gg844?locale=en
Published

Abstract

These essays are contributions towards a communism of writing. They are attempts to understand revolution and what binds revolutionaries when they choose, in concert, to put their bodies on the line to challenge a force that seems greater than they are....For Shelley, the hegemonic enemy consists of kings, priests and the deities that they worship. In this thesis the relation of a communism of writing to these entities is explored in readings of Laon and Cythna and Prometheus Unbound.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents Introduction________________________________________________________________________________1

Chapter 1: Thinking Revolutionary Contagion______________________________________________________13

Chapter 2: Shelley's Hegemons_________________________________________________________________36

Chapter 3: Derrida, Nietzsche, Shelley: Paths for a Communism of Writing_______________________________70

Works Cited________________________________________________________________________________101

About this Honors Thesis

Rights statement
  • Permission granted by the author to include this thesis or dissertation in this repository. All rights reserved by the author. Please contact the author for information regarding the reproduction and use of this thesis or dissertation.
School
Department
Degree
Submission
Language
  • English
Research field
Keyword
Committee Chair / Thesis Advisor
Committee Members
Last modified

Primary PDF

Supplemental Files