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Dying to Eat: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Food, Death, and the Afterlife

Candi K. Cann (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174693
eISBN:
9780813174853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174693.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In Dying to Eat: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Food, Death, and the Afterlife, Candi K. Cann examines the role of food in dying, death, bereavement, and the afterlife. The coeditors seek to ... More


Gods in Apulia

Jan N. Bremmer and Andrew Erskine

in The Gods of Ancient Greece: Identities and Transformations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637980
eISBN:
9780748670758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637980.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

The richest body of evidence for perceptions of the gods in Apulia consists of local figure decorated pottery made between about 430 and 300 BC. Though Greek in style, the vast majority of the pots ... More


For Strasbourg: Conversations of Friendship and Philosophy

Jacques Derrida

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256488
eISBN:
9780823261352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256488.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

For Strasbourg: Conversations of Friendship and Philosophy consists of four essays and interviews by French philosopher and literary theorist Jacques Derrida (1930-2004) about the city of Strasbourg ... More


The Passion of Literature: Genet in Laguna, Gide in Algiers

Michael Naas

in Miracle and Machine: Jacques Derrida and the Two Sources of Religion, Science, and the Media

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239979
eISBN:
9780823240012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239979.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter looks at two important figures for Derrida, one of whom, Jean Genet, emerges right at the end of “Faith and Knowledge,” and the other, André Gide, who is not explicitly referred to in ... More


Communitas and Recovered Life: Suffering and Recovery in the Sikh Carnage of 1984

Yasmeen Arif

in Wording the World: Veena Das and Scenes of Inheritance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823261857
eISBN:
9780823268900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823261857.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter engages with Veena Das’ work on the Sikh carnage of 1984. The ethnography is based on a brief encounter, during 2004, with the Sikh community and their continuing experiences, especially ... More


‘Extraordinary breathing space’:<sup>1</sup> afterlife vision and redemption in the work of John McGahern

Catriona Clutterbuck

in John McGahern: Authority and Vision

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100566
eISBN:
9781526132321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100566.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores John McGahern’s evolving map of the boundary and potentially shared territory between this world and the other world. An unstable yet consistent concept of an ideal realm of ... More


“O Soul, Come Back!”: A Study in the Changing Conceptions of the Soul and Afterlife in Pre-Buddhist China

Ying-shih Yü

Josephine Chiu-Duke and Michael S. Duke (eds)

in Chinese History and Culture: Sixth Century B.C.E. to Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178587
eISBN:
9780231542012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178587.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Arguing that the fu, “Summons” or “Recall” ritual was the crystallization of pre-Buddhist Chinese ideas about human survival after death, this article also demonstrates how the notions of the hun and ... More


W. B. Yeats, Dream, Vision, and the Dead

Neil Mann

in Yeats, Philosophy, and the Occult

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781942954255
eISBN:
9781786944160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954255.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This essay examines the role that dream and vision play in Yeats’s creative life and thought. It considers early Theosophical influences on his approach to the nature of dreams, and how the ... More


‘On the very Verge of legitimate Invention’: Charles Bonnet and William Blake’s illustrations to Robert Blair’s <i>The Grave</i> (1808)

Sibylle Erle

in The Gothic and Death

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784992699
eISBN:
9781526124050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992699.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses William Blake’s response to Johann Caspar Lavater’s Essays on Physiognomy (1789­98) and awareness of Charles Bonnet’s ideas about the afterlife in order to highlight the ... More


Through the opaque veil: the Gothic and death in Russian realism

Katherine Bowers

in The Gothic and Death

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784992699
eISBN:
9781526124050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992699.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines nineteenth-century Russian writers who drew on the Gothic in order to explore the experience of death, existential terror, and the possibility of an afterlife within the bounds ... More


Reading the revenant in Charlotte Brontë’s literary afterlives: charting the path from the ‘silent country’ to the seance

Amber Pouliot

in Charlotte Brontë: Legacies and Afterlives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784992460
eISBN:
9781526128317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992460.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the reasons for the Brontës’ longstanding connection with haunting and the supernatural, and how this has been intertwined with processes of fictionalisation. Focusing on ... More


James: Testimony without Life

Shari Goldberg

in Quiet Testimony: A Theory of Witnessing from Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254774
eISBN:
9780823261055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254774.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Although his tendency has not often been taken seriously, Henry James persistently portrays ordinarily inanimate entities—from hotels to corpses to candles—as speaking. This chapter argues that James ... More


The Place Name(s)—Strasbourg (2004)

Jacques Derrida

in For Strasbourg: Conversations of Friendship and Philosophy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256488
eISBN:
9780823261352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256488.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Written just months before his death, this opening chapter recounts in great detail, and often in very moving terms, Derrida's deep attachment to this French city on the border between France and ... More


Discussion Between Jacques Derrida, Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe, and Jean-Luc Nancy (2004)

Jacques Derrida

in For Strasbourg: Conversations of Friendship and Philosophy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256488
eISBN:
9780823261352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256488.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter is the transcription of a discussion between Jacques Derrida, Jean-Luc Nancy, and Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe from June 2004 during Derrida's visit—his final visit—to Strasbourg. The ... More


The Afterlife of Property: Affect, Time, Value

Matthew S. Erie

in Legalism: Property and Ownership

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198813415
eISBN:
9780191851704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813415.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the empirical case of property contests (both buildings and land) in contemporary China. Property attains an ‘afterlife’ when state legalism no longer monopolizes the categories ... More


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