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Voices Carry: Film and Telepathy

Ned Schantz

in Gossip, Letters, Phones: The Scandal of Female Networks in Film and Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195335910
eISBN:
9780199868902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335910.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Women's Literature

This chapter pursues the problem of coincidence on the telephone in its greatest cinematic example—Sorry, Wrong Number—all the way to the ambivalent dream of telepathy, a major fantasy of novelistic ... More


The Shadow-Line: Ultimate, Intense Personal Narrative

Jakob Lothe

in Conrad's Narrative Method

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122555
eISBN:
9780191671463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122555.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This chapter argues that one of the chief narrative characteristics of The Shadow-Line, and hence a constituent element of Joseph Conrad's fictional achievement in this tale, is to be sought in the ... More


The 2008 Global Crisis

Assaf Razin

in Understanding Global Crises: An Emerging Paradigm

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028592
eISBN:
9780262327701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028592.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The 2008 global financial crisis thus was not just a garden-variety, white swan, business cycle event. It was a long time coming, and prospects for a repetition depend on whether underlying ... More


Individuals and Persons

Stephen R. L. Clark

in A Parliament of Souls: Limits and Renewals 2

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198242369
eISBN:
9780191680458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198242369.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses the concepts of individuals and persons. Part of this discussion includes that of partial judgment and abstract argument, social relativism, and how living beings are ... More


Undead Radio: Zombies and the Living Dead on 1930s and 1940s Radio Drama

Richard Hand

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/9780823234462.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

This chapter looks at a largely overlooked trove of zombie stories, those that were played on the air in the early days of horror radio. The chapter sketches an overview of the history of ... More


DJ Shadow's Prescription for Rastafari Individuality

Francio Guadeloupe

in Chanting Down the New Jerusalem: Calypso, Christianity, and Capitalism in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254886
eISBN:
9780520942639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254886.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter takes a look at DJ Shadow, a member of one of the wealthiest local clans in SMX. The discussion introduces the One Love ideology, which is the assertion of a universal human identity and ... More


Postscript: Remapping the Nation: The Map was in My Head.

in Worlds Within: National Narratives and Global Connections in Postcolonial Writing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754903
eISBN:
9780804772501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754903.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This postscript is devoted to subcontinental portraits of national memory, mourning, and movement in Rushdie's The Satanic Verses (1988) and Ghosh's The Shadow Lines (1989). It considers the ... More


Introduction

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/9780719066528.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This introductory chapter discusses A. S. Byatt, a writer with a personal and intellectual dislike of literary criticism that places a heavy emphasis on a writer's life. It first provides some ... More


Tiny threads, gigantic tapestries

Anshuman A. Mondal

in Amitav Ghosh

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070044
eISBN:
9781781701102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070044.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses all of Ghosh's major works, such as The Hungry Tide. It focuses on Ghosh's engagement with history and historiography. It analyses how each of these major works deal and come ... More


Five: Art's Inhumanity: “Reality and Its Shadow”

Gabriel Riera

in Intrigues: From Being to the Other

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226719
eISBN:
9780823235315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226719.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter discusses Emmanuel Levinas' criticism on the inhumanity of art in his essay “Reality and Its Shadow”. It explains that the il y a plays a central role in Levinas' ... More


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