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Pseudonymity, Third‐personality, and Anonymity as Disturbances in fin de siècle Auto/biography: ‘Mark Rutherford’, George Gissing, Edmund Gosse and Others

Max Saunders

in Self Impression: Life-Writing, Autobiografiction, and the Forms of Modern Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579761
eISBN:
9780191722882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579761.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This is the first of four chapters exploring the turn‐of‐the‐century disturbances in the relation between life‐writing and fiction. It argues that ‘autobiography’ begins to seem a problematic ... More


Hollywood

Gerald Horne

in The Final Victim of the Blacklist: John Howard Lawson, Dean of the Hollywood Ten

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243729
eISBN:
9780520939936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243729.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

John Howard Lawson loved trains. Perhaps his fondness for trains was generated by his fondness for Hollywood. It was in the pivotal year of 1928 that Lawson was employed by MGM “as one of the first ... More


Back to Basics

Nat Segaloff

in Arthur Penn: American Director

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129761
eISBN:
9780813135502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129761.003.0024
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Arthur Penn's life reentered television at the strangest time. After he had already spent his salary earned from Bonnie and Clyde and while the film went through a studio writeoff that was ... More


Spirit and the Obligation of Social Flesh: A Secular Theology for the Global City

Sharon V. Betcher

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823253906
eISBN:
9780823260935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253906.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Given our planet’s amassing cities, social infrastructure— corporeal generosity displacing fear— becomes as important as technological infrastructure. Spirit and the Obligation of Social Flesh ... More


The Aesthetics of the Intimate Universal

William Desmond

in The Intimate Universal: The Hidden Porosity Among Religion, Art, Philosophy, and Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178761
eISBN:
9780231543002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178761.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Chapter 6 shows that in the aesthetic there is an intimacy which is elemental, and bound up with our being embodied participants in the field of being as itself an aesthetic happening. In that ... More


From The Way of All Flesh to Abie's Irish Rose

Michael Sragow

in Victor Fleming: An American Movie Master

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813144412
eISBN:
9780813145235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144412.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Fleming was known for making unknown actors into stars and stars even more famous, so it was a sensation when he worked with German star Emil Jannings. Their film, The Way of All Flesh, was a ... More


Carnal Hermeneutics

Richard Kearney and Brian Treanor (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265886
eISBN:
9780823266951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265886.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Building on a tradition in which accounts of carnal embodiment are overlooked, misread, or underdeveloped, this book initiates a focus on carnal hermeneutics as such, as distinct field of study and ... More


Captive Flesh No More: Saartjie Baartman, Quintessential Migratory Subject

Simone A. James Alexander

in African Diasporic Women's Narratives: Politics of Resistance, Survival, and Citizenship

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049823
eISBN:
9780813050249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049823.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter chronicles Baartman's journey as captive flesh to free subject, ascertaining that her story is one of recovery and recuperation that culminated in her survival and attainment of ... More


Pain: Exploring Bodies, Technology, and Endurance

Aaron Michael Kerner and Jonathan L. Knapp

in Extreme Cinema: Affective Strategies in Transnational Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402903
eISBN:
9781474422000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402903.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses depictions of pain in the cinema, and at the same time attempts to demonstrate how the graphic exhibition of bodies in pain wields the potential to elicit an affective response ... More


“Torture Was the Essence of National Socialism”: Reading Jean Améry Today

Elisabeth Weber

in Speaking about Torture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242245
eISBN:
9780823242283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242245.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Linguistic creations by the Bush administration such as “ghost detainee” and “ghosting,” while intended to refer to the victims’ invisibility from public witnessing or tiny, contain an unintended but ... More


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