Violence and Extremity: Nashe's Unfortunate Traveller as an Anatomy of Abjection

Nashe has carried out a reinscription of abjection, in which the victims of aggression are reconfigured as the aggressors, abjection is transformed into the truculence by means of which actual historical abjection was produced, and the victimized Jews and Moors expelled from Spain are reinscribed as the [murderous] Esdras of Granada and Zacharie of Rome [...].

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