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Ranciere’s ‘literary animals’. The conditions of possibility of ‘political subjectivation’ (2019)
Journal Article
Lane, J. (in press). Ranciere’s ‘literary animals’. The conditions of possibility of ‘political subjectivation’. Textual Practice,

Jacques Rancière re-inflects Aristotle's famous maxim to claim that 'man is a political animal because he is a literary animal'. He goes on to relate this characteristic of 'literarity' to Plato's description of written language as an 'orphan letter'... Read More about Ranciere’s ‘literary animals’. The conditions of possibility of ‘political subjectivation’.

Pilgrimage and travel writing in early sixteenth-century England: the pilgrimage accounts of Thomas Larke and Robert Langton (2017)
Journal Article
Lutton, R. (2017). Pilgrimage and travel writing in early sixteenth-century England: the pilgrimage accounts of Thomas Larke and Robert Langton. Viator, 48(3), 333-357. doi:10.1484/J.VIATOR.5.116358

By 1500 more than 500 written accounts of the Jerusalem pilgrimage alone had been produced in the West, and yet such works continued to be written and, increasingly, printed. How did these works retain their popularity, who was writing them and why?... Read More about Pilgrimage and travel writing in early sixteenth-century England: the pilgrimage accounts of Thomas Larke and Robert Langton.