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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


There Is a Grace in Death, There Is Life

Ann Burack-Weiss

in The Lioness in Winter: Writing an Old Woman's Life

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231151849
eISBN:
9780231525336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151849.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

In this chapter Burack-Weiss turns to mortality. She writes of grieving and mourning, the death of a spouse, and the death of parents.


Fleeing Exceptionality in a Little Red MG: Driving through National Melancholia

Brittany Powell Kennedy

in Between Distant Modernities: Performing Exceptionality in Francoist Spain and the Jim Crow South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628461978
eISBN:
9781626744943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461978.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter looks forward in the South and backward in Spain to find two modern subjects that move from the melancholia experienced by Faulkner’s and Cela’s main characters to a place of mourning. ... More


Gillian Rose: A Good Enough Justice

Kate Schick

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748639847
eISBN:
9780748676675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639847.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Gillian Rose draws on idiosyncratic readings of thinkers such as Hegel, Adorno and Kierkegaard to underpin her philosophy, negotiating the ‘broken middle’ between particular and universal. While of ... More


Democracy in Post-Democratic Times

Yannis Stavrakakis

in The Lacanian Left: Psychoanalysis, Theory, Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619801
eISBN:
9780748672073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619801.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This concluding chapter puts forward a Lacanian responseto the de-democratising or ‘post-democratic’ trends in late capitalistsocieties. A Lacan-inspired re-activation of the democratic revolution – ... More


Eugene ƠNeill: The Shavian Dimension

Stanley Weintraub

in Who's Afraid of Bernard Shaw?: Some Personalities in Shaw's Plays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037264
eISBN:
9780813041544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037264.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Eugene O'Neill's early attraction to Shaw's work is evidenced in his memoir-comedy Ah, Wilderness! (1933), in which young Richard Miller, like O'Neill, treasures Candida and identifies himself with ... More


Sacajawea, Meet Cogewea: A Red Progressive Revision of Frontier Romance

Joanna Brooks

in Lewis & Clark: Legacies, Memories, and New Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228399
eISBN:
9780520937147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228399.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter studies the enduring and exasperating romance of Sacajawea, who is hardly masked as the titular character of Mourning Dove's 1927 novel. It notes that there is a lack of information ... More


Woo't

Nicholas Royle

in In Memory of Jacques Derrida

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748632954
eISBN:
9780748671625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632954.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the meaning of woo't. In the texts published in The Work of Mourning, there is a sense of what Jacques Derrida calls ‘the madness of the title’. Elizabeth Bowen is one of the ... More


Mortuary Practices, Cults, and Social Systems

A. Martin Byers

in Cahokia: A World Renewal Cult Heterarchy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029580
eISBN:
9780813039183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029580.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter argues that, from the beginning, the same-gender/same-age cults have been autonomous communal cults. The evolution of the American Bottom, therefore, is largely the evolution of the ... More


The “Rural” Settlement Pattern

A. Martin Byers

in Cahokia: A World Renewal Cult Heterarchy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029580
eISBN:
9780813039183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029580.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter critiques Thomas Emerson's interpretation of the countryside settlement pattern, which he claims supports the view that Cahokia was the dominant centralized power. It also interprets ... More


Mound 72: Funerary Monument or World Renewal Icon?

A. Martin Byers

in Cahokia: A World Renewal Cult Heterarchy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029580
eISBN:
9780813039183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029580.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter provides a description of the mound and its associated material features and contents, a summary description of its larger context (Woodhenge 72), and a critique of the hierarchical ... More


Portraits in Stone

Jennifer Van Horn

in Power of Objects in Eighteenth-Century British America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469629568
eISBN:
9781469629582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629568.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Elite residents of Charleston, South Carolina, sought a unique means of memorializing their dead: gravestones embellished with bust-length depictions of the deceased. Commissioned from stone carvers ... More


Salut à Jacques

Geoffrey Bennington

in Not Half No End: Militantly Melancholic Essays in Memory of Jacques Derrida

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639854
eISBN:
9780748652105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639854.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents a tribute to Jacques Derrida, and was written immediately after his death. It is written in French and English, and describes Derrida as a great influence and close friend of ... More


The commemoration of Muharram: negotiating community

Marianne Holm Pedersen

in Iraqi women in Denmark: Ritual performance and belonging in everyday life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089589
eISBN:
9781781706930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089589.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter analyses the commemoration of Muharram, a Shi‘ite rite of mourning, as an arena for creating a moral, religious and social community of Shi‘a Muslim Iraqis in Copenhagen. Drawing from ... More


The School after the Death of Yossef

Ariel Glucklich

in Everyday Mysticism: A Contemplative Community at Work in the Desert

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300212099
eISBN:
9780300231373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212099.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The death of Yossef is covered in detail. This is followed by looking at the discussions that established new ways of making decisions in the school of Neot Smadar.


Neither Here nor There: Grief and Absence in Emerson’s “Experience”

Ryan White

in The Hidden God: Pragmatism and Posthumanism in American Thought

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231171007
eISBN:
9780231539593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171007.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the themes of grief and absence in Emerson’s well-known essay “Experience.” The essay is interpreted not as “representing grief” (as in Sharon Cameron’s famous reading) but ... More


Death, and Funeral Rites

Edward William Lane and Jason Thompson

in An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774165603
eISBN:
9781617975516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165603.003.0028
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter covers the subject of death and burial of Muslims. It starts with the last rites of a dying Muslim, and then the washing of the body, the cloth in which the body is wrapped, and notes ... More


Protesting the “Perfect City”: Reorganizing Native Memoryscapes across Greater Boston

Christine M. DeLucia

in Memory Lands: King Philip's War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300201178
eISBN:
9780300231120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300201178.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter follows Native and Euro-American communities in eastern Massachusetts through the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, examining a series of commemorations and counterprotests that ... More


Introduction

Kate Schick

in Gillian Rose: A Good Enough Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748639847
eISBN:
9780748676675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639847.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter argues that Gillian Rose's speculative philosophy offers a timely challenge to liberal and postmodern thought and introduces readers to four key themes that permeate her thought: ... More


The Broken Middle

Kate Schick

in Gillian Rose: A Good Enough Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748639847
eISBN:
9780748676675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639847.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter brings Rose's philosophical position into closer contact with the concrete concerns of social and political thought through an exegesis of The Broken Middle. Rose's notion of the broken ... More


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