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‘Opening up the Fourth Front’: Micro Drama and the Rejection of Naturalism: The James MacTaggart Lecture 1986

Troy Kennedy Martin

in Television Policy: The MacTaggart Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617173
eISBN:
9780748671113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617173.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In this lecture, the author, a television screenwriter, director and producer who created the television series Z Cars (1962–1965), picks up the cudgels first wielded by John McGrath a decade earlier ... More


TV Drama: The Case against Naturalism: The James MacTaggart Lecture 1976

John McGrath

in Television Policy: The MacTaggart Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617173
eISBN:
9780748671113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617173.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In this lecture, the author, a socialist, playwright, director and founder of the 7:84 theatre company, shapes his recollections of working with James MacTaggart in London in the early 1960s into ... More


Naturalism and Television: The James Mactaggart Lecture 1977

Marcel Ophuls

in Television Policy: The MacTaggart Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617173
eISBN:
9780748671113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617173.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In this lecture, the author, the maker of television documentaries such as The Sorrow and the Pity, Sense of Loss and Memory of Justice, first expresses his admiration for his father, Max Ophuls, and ... More


Realism, Nationalism and ‘Film Culture’

Paul Grainge, Mark Jancovich, and Sharon Monteith

in Film Histories: An Introduction and Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619061
eISBN:
9780748670888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619061.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses how the coming of sound was an important phase in the bid for naturalism in the cinema. By the end of the 1920s many filmmakers across different national cinemas were in ... More


Ethics in the Garden of Epicurus

Ryan J. Johnson

in The Deleuze-Lucretius Encounter

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474416535
eISBN:
9781474430449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416535.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter develops an Epicurean-Deleuzean ethics as the articulation of the practice of an immanent naturalism that links ancient atomism to Deleuze by means of a ‘great tradition’ in ethics, ... More


Under Which King, Bezonian? Experimental Philosophy versus Thought Experiment

Christopher Norris

in Philosophy Outside-In: A Critique of Academic Reason

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748684557
eISBN:
9780748695188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748684557.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this chapter I present a critical review of the current debate between partisans of two, on the face of it sharply conflicting movements of thought. On the one hand are ranged the ... More


Secreting Atheism

F. LeRon Shults

in Iconoclastic Theology: Gilles Deleuze and the Secretion of Atheism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748684137
eISBN:
9780748697151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748684137.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The final chapter clarifies the sense in which iconoclastic theology is atheistic and outlines some of the ways in which its secretion is productive. For Deleuze, neither atheism nor “the death of ... More


Lucretius and Naturalism [1961]

Gilles Deleuze

in Contemporary Encounters with Ancient Metaphysics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474412094
eISBN:
9781474434966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412094.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Gilles Deleuze’s “Lucretius and Naturalism” (1961; translated by Jared Bly) is the first version of an essay that would later appear in an altered form in the appendix to Deleuze’s 1969 Logique du ... More


It Could Happen Here: Trauma and Contemporary American Counterfactuals

Alan Gibbs

in Contemporary American Trauma Narratives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748641147
eISBN:
9781474400794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641147.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The final chapter examines the depiction of trauma in three counterfactual novels which respond in some way to post-9/11 America: Paul Auster’s Man in the Dark, Michael Chabon’s The Yiddish ... More


Conclusion

Alan Gibbs

in Contemporary American Trauma Narratives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748641147
eISBN:
9781474400794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641147.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The Conclusion restates a number of key objections made to prevailing trauma theory throughout this study. In particular, the contention that traumatic memory is unrecoverable and/or unrepresentable ... More


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