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Binding ViolenceLiterary Visions of Political Origins$
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Moira Fradinger

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780804763301

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804763301.001.0001

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Domestic Consistency: Not Laws, but Order

Domestic Consistency: Not Laws, but Order

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(p.137) Domestic Consistency: Not Laws, but Order
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Binding Violence
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Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804763301.003.0010

Order within the cannibal rite is preserved with two disparate sets of rules to prevent these perversions from turning upon the libertines. This chapter examines these sets of rules. The first consists of a series of “regulations” for the victims proclaimed in the “welcoming” sermon. These regulations are “positive” in that they are singular libertine decisions. The second mechanism is referred as a “notion” of order that regulates relations among the libertines and bears the traits of an ideology. Here the libertine decisions have been rendered“natural” and thus belong in the realm of necessity. The two mechanisms coexist, but are applied to two different populations—the regulations for the victims, and the “notion” of order for the libertines.

Keywords:   order, cannibalism, perversions, libertines, victims

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