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PADRES: Latino Community Priests and Social Action

Mario T. García

in Latino Religions and Civic Activism in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195162271
eISBN:
9780199850365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162271.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter looks at different examples of Chicano community priests based on oral histories with three Chicano priests. They include Father Juan Romero, a diocesan priest in Los Angeles; Father ... More


Assassination of a Saint: The Plot to Murder Óscar Romero and the Quest to Bring His Killers to Justice

Matt Eisenbrandt and Benjamín Cuéllar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520286795
eISBN:
9780520961890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286795.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In 1980, a death squad linked to business tycoons and military commanders murdered Archbishop Oscar Romero for denouncing widespread repression and poverty in El Salvador. Romero was known as the ... More


Confronting a Conflicted Reality

O. Ernesto Valiente

in Liberation Through Reconciliation: Jon Sobrino's Christological Spirituality

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268528
eISBN:
9780823272549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268528.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The chapter approaches Sobrino via the social reality that has dominated his life and the lives of most Salvadorans for the last thirty years: the entrenched oppression that led to the Salvadoran ... More


Shaking the Holocaust Train

Ian Bogost

in How To Talk About Videogames

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816699117
eISBN:
9781452952406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699117.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter looks at the idea that because games are objects that we touch and manipulate, sometimes their tactility matters most. It focuses on gestural interfaces, such as Wii. It argues that even ... More


A Dead New World: Richard Matheson and the Modern Zombie

Deborah Christie

in Better Off Dead: The Evolution of the Zombie as Post-Human

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234462
eISBN:
9780823241255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234462.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

This chapter traces the modern image of zombies back to Richard Matheson's 1954 novella, I Am Legend, and George Romero's 1968 film Night of the Living Dead. The chapter argues that because readers ... More


‘Consumed out of the good land’: George A. Romero's horror of the 1970s

Linnie Blake

in The Wounds of Nations: Horror Cinema, Historical Trauma and National Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075933
eISBN:
9781781700914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075933.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter opens with a discussion of John Winthrop, Governor of New England, who delivered a rousing sermon entitled A Model of Christian Charity. Winthrop outlined the hopes and fears of the ... More


ACT III Scene ii Español 1960–82

Walter Aaron Clark and William Craig Krause

in Federico Moreno Torroba: A Musical Life in Three Acts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195313703
eISBN:
9780199332373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313703.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In the last two decades of his life, Torroba came to serve as a cultural ambassador for Spain. He did this not only as a composer and conductor but also as someone increasingly involved in cultural ... More


Auteurdämmerung: David Cronenberg, George A. Romero, and the Twilight of the (North) American Horror Auteur

Craig Bernardini

in American Horror Film: The Genre at the Turn of the Millennium

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734539
eISBN:
9781621031048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734539.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes the careers of David Cronenberg and George A. Romero, charting the evolution of two notable horror film auteurs from their origins in what the rhetoric of crisis has construed ... More


ACT III Scene iii Major Works of the Period 1960–82

Walter Aaron Clark and William Craig Krause

in Federico Moreno Torroba: A Musical Life in Three Acts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195313703
eISBN:
9780199332373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313703.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

There is a marked decline in Torroba’s output for the stage in the 1960s and 70s, and his final effort in this arena is an opera, El poeta (1980). This work was not successful, and the analysis ... More


Shooting Low-Budget Features: The Sixties and Early Seventies

Norris Pope

in Chronicle of a Camera: The Arriflex 35 in North America, 1945-1972

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037412
eISBN:
9781621039280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037412.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes the use of the Arriflex 35 in low-budget films. These include films such as Allen Baron’s Blast of Silence (1961), Herk Harvey’s Carnival of Souls (1962), and George Romero’s ... More


Interlude: A New Generation of Guitarists

Jeffrey J. Noonan

in The Guitar in America: Victorian Era to Jazz Age

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110188
eISBN:
9781604733020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110188.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the emergence of a new generation of guitarists in America during the late nineteenth century, and explains that four figures who appeared in the banjo, mandolin, and guitar ... More


God Is in the Details

Richard Jones-Bamman

in Building New Banjos for an Old-Time World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041303
eISBN:
9780252099908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041303.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explores designing and building a banjo for the old-time musical community. It is not a how-to guide, but is rather an extended discussion of the various processes involved, ranging ... More


An Homage to the Past

Richard Jones-Bamman

in Building New Banjos for an Old-Time World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041303
eISBN:
9780252099908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041303.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter and the one that follows (Chapter Five) draw on interviews with twenty-two banjo makers in the United States and Canada to explore the issues facing these individuals who strive to ... More


The Cinema of George A. Romero: Knight of the Living Dead

Tony Williams

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231173551
eISBN:
9780231850759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173551.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In placing George A. Romero's oeuvre in the context of literary naturalism, this book explores the relevance of the director's films within American cultural traditions and thus explains the potency ... More


Cuban Costumbrista Portraits of Slaves in Sugarmills: Essays by Anselmo Suάrez y Romero

Rafael Ocasio

in Afro-Cuban Costumbrismo: From Plantations to the Slums

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041643
eISBN:
9780813043913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041643.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The first section, “Slavery in Cuban Costumbrismo,” traces the earliest developments of Costumbrismo in Cuba, when there was only timid incorporation of slavery issues as literary motif. Official ... More


The Radicalization of a Priest: “You are now ‘Joaquín’”

Peter M. Sánchez

in Priest Under Fire: "Padre David Rodríguez, the Catholic Church, and El Salvador's Revolutionary Movement"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061191
eISBN:
9780813051482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061191.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 4 covers the time period during which Rodriguez became radicalized and began to lead a clandestine life as a member of the FPL (Popular Liberation Forces) while at the same time openly ... More


Gothic wars – media’s lust: on the cultural afterlife of the war dead

Elisabeth Bronfen

in Monstrous media/spectral subjects: Imaging gothic fictions from the nineteenth century to the present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719089770
eISBN:
9781781708651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089770.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter illustrates the interconnection between representations of war and Gothic imaginary. It presents a reading of WWI poetry in conjunction with George Romero's Diary of the Dead (2007), ... More


Decade of the Dead: Zombie Films as Allegory of National Trauma

Terence McSweeney

in The 'War on Terror' and American Film: 9/11 Frames Per Second

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748693092
eISBN:
9781474408547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693092.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the resurgence of the zombie genre which went from a minor figure to one of the defining pop cultural icons of the era. What might be said about the connections between this ... More


The Cinematic Rising: The Resurgence of the Zombie

Stacey Abbott

in Undead Apocalypse: Vampires and Zombies in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748694907
eISBN:
9781474426725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694907.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses how between 2002-2005 a selection of films emerged that sought to re-imagine the zombie film through the lens of 21st century cultural and scientific pre-occupations. The ... More


From <i>Night</i> to <i>Survival</i>: Nihilism and the Living Dead

John Marmysz

in Cinematic Nihilism: Encounters, Confrontations, Overcomings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474424561
eISBN:
9781474438421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424561.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter scrutinizes the structure of George Romero’s Living Dead films in light of Friedrich Nietzsche’s distinction between passive and active nihilism. The films analysed include Night of the ... More


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