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Composing the War and the Mind; Composing Parade’s End

Alexandra Becquet

in War and the Mind: Ford Madox Ford's Parade's End, Modernism, and Psychology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780748694266
eISBN:
9781474412391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694266.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the intermedial structure of Parade’s End, considering it as an art composition and Ford’s approach to ‘reflect’ and ‘reflect on’ the traumatic experience of the Great War. ... More


Time is of the Essence

David Clarke

in Reflections on the Astronomy of Glasgow: A story of some 500 years

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748678891
eISBN:
9780748689286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748678891.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Despite the 1841 remit to supply ‘time’ to the Clyde, the University Observatory only provided services by weekly carrying a chronometer to the City to regulate the Exchange clock and to provide ... More


Ethics between Particularity and Universality

Audronė Žukauskaitė

in Deleuze and Ethics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641178
eISBN:
9780748671731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641178.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the contrasting ideas of Deleuze and Badiou. Deleuze and Badiou are exceptional figures in the field of contemporary philosophy. They both created influential patterns of ... More


Irigaray: Re-directing the Gift of Love

Linnell Secomb

in Philosophy and Love: From Plato to Popular Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623679
eISBN:
9780748671854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623679.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explores the attempts of Luce Irigaray to develop another model for expressing love. Her vision of love is placed with and against Sally Potter's and Virginia Woolf's differing ... More


One for All: Angels One Five (1952)

S. P. MacKenzie

in The Battle of Britain on Screen: 'The Few' in British Film and Television Drama

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623891
eISBN:
9780748651276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623891.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The 1950s would prove to be the heyday of the British war picture. In the years after World War II, those participants who had interesting experiences to relate and the means to do so were often ... More


Conclusion

S. P. MacKenzie

in The Battle of Britain on Screen: 'The Few' in British Film and Television Drama

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623891
eISBN:
9780748651276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623891.003.0017
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Over the past sixty-odd years, the representation of the Battle of Britain in British cinema has undergone an evolutionary process in which established images and attitudes have developed roughly in ... More


A Theatre of Subtractive Extinction: Bene Without Deleuze

Lorenzo Chiesa

in Deleuze and Performance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635030
eISBN:
9780748652587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635030.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the relevance of Gilles Deleuze's work for the works of Italian director Carmelo Bene. It argues that Deleuze's One Less Manifesto conceived the theatre of continuous variation, ... More


The Period of the Diadochs: The Rift Deepens

Jan P. Stronk

in Semiramis' Legacy: The History of Persia According to Diodorus of Sicily

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474414258
eISBN:
9781474430975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414258.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the events of the years 317/6-311/10 bc. The really important Diadochs were now reduced to a select number, heading for a collision over absolute power. The main players, apart ... More


The Vicissitudes of the Diadoch Kingdoms: The Final Years of Diodorus’ Persian Account

Jan P. Stronk

in Semiramis' Legacy: The History of Persia According to Diodorus of Sicily

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474414258
eISBN:
9781474430975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414258.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter falls, in fact, apart in two parts, the first discussing the events, from 310 bc onward, leading up to the Battle of Ipsus (which took place in 301 bc and where Antigonus the One-eyed ... More


The Wilsonian Revolution: World War One

Christopher Hobson

in The Rise of Democracy: Revolution, War and Transformations in International Politics Since 1776

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748692811
eISBN:
9781474416184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692811.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter looks at the First World War, which would decisively shape democracy’s rise in international politics. When the war commenced, it was fought for old-fashioned reasons, with little ... More


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