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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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Necrophiliac Cannibals: Dismembering “Nonpeople,” Membering “The People”

Necrophiliac Cannibals: Dismembering “Nonpeople,” Membering “The People”

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(p.127) Necrophiliac Cannibals: Dismembering “Nonpeople,” Membering “The People”
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Binding Violence
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Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804763301.003.0009

This chapter looks at the libertine endocannibal rite of communion and suggests that necrophilia and cannibalism are “perversions of power,”: they portray the absolute defeat of the bodies that fuel the libertine alliance. They are an inextricable part of the Sadianite attempt to annihilate difference.

Keywords:   necrophilia, cannibalism, communion, perversions, power, Sadianite, libertine alliance

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