Big Leagues: Specters of Milton and Republican International Justice between Shakespeare and Marx

  title={Big Leagues: Specters of Milton and Republican International Justice between Shakespeare and Marx},
  author={Christopher N. Warren},
  journal={Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development},
  pages={365 - 389}
  • Christopher N. Warren
  • Published 22 December 2016
  • Linguistics, Art
  • Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development
Abstract: Through Jacques Derrida’s extended discussion in Specters of Marx: The State ofthe Debt, the Work of Mourning and the New International, Shakespeare’s Hamlet has become “an exemplary text for thinking together about the current state of the world” (Royle). This article concerns Shakespeare’s Hamlet alongside Milton’s Paradise Lost as texts central to writing the “literary history of the International.” Whereas Derrida and Marx placed Hamlet at the center of their influential… 
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