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Nympholepts in Ancient Greece

Corinne Ondine Pache

in A Moment’s Ornament: The Poetics of Nympholepsy in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195339369
eISBN:
9780199867134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339369.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Religions

Chapter 2 turns to nympholepsy understood as possession and looks at “real-life” nympholepts. It includes a survey of the archaeological evidence from caves and sanctuaries, including inscriptions ... More


Conquest 1

Alan Atkinson

in Australia’s Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563739
eISBN:
9780191701894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563739.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the meaning, method, and practice of conquest in Australia. It suggests that the continent and islands of Australia were claimed for the British Empire in an interlinked chain ... More


The Consequences of Possession

Eric Descheemaeker (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748693641
eISBN:
9781474400930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693641.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

The comparative law of property is a budding, but still extremely underdeveloped, field of study; yet its importance is self-evident in an age of Europeanisation of law and legal scholarship. ... More


Tradition and transformation: Possession and fairytales

Alexa Alfer and Amy J. Edwards de Campos

in A.S. Byatt: Critical Storytelling

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719066528
eISBN:
9781781701751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066528.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter proposes a reading of Byatt's œeuvre as a continuous series of reimaginings of the art of storytelling and its different (dis)contents. It focuses on Possession and Byatt's interest in ... More


Why Protect Possession?

Descheemaeker Eric

in The Consequences of Possession

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748693641
eISBN:
9781474400930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693641.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Using a comparative analysis – mainly looking at French law with some incursions into English law – this chapter examines the effects of possession through the example of possessory protection in ... More


‘Things as they are’: William Godwin, Mary Wollstonecraft and the perils of the present

Jonathan Dent

in Sinister Histories: Gothic Novels and Representations of the Past, From Horace Walpole to Mary Wollstonecraft

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719095979
eISBN:
9781526115195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095979.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines how, in Caleb Williams (1794), Godwin brings the Gothic to bear on the eighteenth century. It considers the novel as a manifestation of his radical views outlined in Political ... More


Rowan Williams and Ecological Rationality

Jarrod Longbons

in Being-in-Creation: Human Responsibility in an Endangered World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264995
eISBN:
9780823266876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264995.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter takes issue with Slavoj Žižek’s announcement of the “death of ecology.” The “death of ecology” addresses the claim that there is a difference between culture and nature, comforting us ... More


Spaces of Refusal: Photophobic Spirits and the Technical Medium of Photography

Heike Behrend

in Trance Mediums and New Media: Spirit Possession in the Age of Technical Reproduction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823253807
eISBN:
9780823260966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253807.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the West, photography and spirit, far from being opposites, have been seen as peculiarly analogous and adapted to one another. Since the beginning of spirit photography in the 1860s, the camera, ... More


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