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Strands and Embedding: Henry IV and Godfrey of Bouillon

Alastair Matthews

in The Kaiserchronik: A Medieval Narrative

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656998
eISBN:
9780191742187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656998.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter examines the episode about Henry IV in the Kaiserchronik, which contains a substantial embedded narrative about Godfrey of Bouillon. Drawing on Eberhard Lämmert's concept of narrative ... More


Benjamin's Passages: Dreaming, Awakening

Alexander Gelley

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262564
eISBN:
9780823266562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262564.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In transposing the Freudian dream work from the individual subject to the collective, Walter Benjamin projected a “macroscosmic journey” of the individual sleeper to “the dreaming collective, which, ... More


Benjamin on Atget: Empty Streets and the Fading of Aura

Alexander Gelley

in Benjamin's Passages: Dreaming, Awakening

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262564
eISBN:
9780823266562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262564.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Benjamin’s discussion of Eugène Atget within “Little History of Photography” (1931) touches on some of the major issues not only of the essay itself but of all his subsequent work, notably, the ... More


TV St. Claire

Maria José A. de Abreu

in Deus in Machina: Religion, Technology, and the Things in Between

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249800
eISBN:
9780823252480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249800.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents a meditation on the efforts of Brazil's Catholic Charismatic Renewal (CCR) to replenish modern technological airspace. In order to understand the CCR's embodied techniques for ... More


Blaise Pascal, Henry Darger, and the Book in Hand

Adam Zachary Newton

in To Make the Hands Impure: Art, Ethical Adventure, the Difficult and the Holy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263516
eISBN:
9780823266470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263516.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Chapter 3 examines the limit-case of what might be called écriture trouvé: found writing that has fallen into the hands and under the critical gaze of (unintended) readers. “Touch” and “tact” in the ... More


Mutual Affection-Images and Daydreaming Consumers

Eric S. Jenkins

in Special Affects: Cinema, Animation and the Translation of Consumer Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748695478
eISBN:
9781474406413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695478.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes Disney's full-length features to illustrate how Disney develops mutual affection-images as interfaces for the mode of animistic mimesis. It is in these mutual affection-images ... More


Life in the Desert

Paul G. Hackett

in Theos Bernard, the White Lama: Tibet, Yoga, and American Religious Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158879
eISBN:
9780231530378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158879.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter describes Theos Casimir Bernard's early life and education in Arizona. Bernard was born in Pasadena, California, on December 10, 1908, to Glen Agassiz Bernard and Aura Georgina Crable. ... More


Mocked with Art

Jeffrey Knapp

in Pleasing Everyone: Mass Entertainment in Renaissance London and Golden-Age Hollywood

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190634063
eISBN:
9780190634094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190634063.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The third section of the book, “Junk and Art,” focuses on a problem that twentieth-century critics insisted was distinctly and depressingly modern. According to Aldous Huxley in 1934, recent ... More


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