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The gestures of participatory art

Sruti Bala

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526100771
eISBN:
9781526138927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100771.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

The gestures of participatory art offers a critical investigation of key debates in relation to participatory art, spanning the domains of applied and community theatre, immersive performance as well ... More


Writing the battle

Carole Hillenbrand

in Turkish Myth and Muslim Symbol: The Battle of Manzikert

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625727
eISBN:
9780748671359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625727.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the strategies and tropes used by the Arab and Persian chroniclers in the medieval Muslim narratives of the battle of Manzikert, and the didactic purposes for which these ... More


Paradise Lost and the Human Face of Sympathy

Seth Lobis

in Virtue of Sympathy: Magic, Philosophy, and Literature in Seventeenth-Century England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300192032
eISBN:
9780300210415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300192032.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that Milton revises and rehabilitates the moral ideal of his divorce tracts in the final books of Paradise Lost. For this new concept of sympathy, which after the Fall is no ... More


<i>Los amantes pasajeros/I’m So Excited!</i> (2013): ‘performing’ <i>la crisis</i>

Maria M. Delgado

in Performance and Spanish Film

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719097720
eISBN:
9781526121172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097720.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Almodóvar’s film Los amantes pasajeros/I’m So Excited! against the backdrop of Spain’s economic crisis. Describing the shift of director Pedro Almodóvar from melodrama to ... More


Staging Laughter and Tears: Libanius, Chrysostom and the Riot of the Statues

Jan R. Stenger

in Greek Laughter and Tears: Antiquity and After

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474403795
eISBN:
9781474435130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403795.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The Riot of the Statues in 387 CE was a decisive moment in the history of Antioch in Syria. After the revolt, tears and public lamentations took over, as the inhabitants awaited imperial punishment. ... More


L’Afrique fantôme: Leiris and the “Living Document”

Vincent Debaene

in Far Afield: French Anthropology between Science and Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226106908
eISBN:
9780226107233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107233.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Unlike many other French ethnographers, Michel Leiris published his “literary” work, L’Afrique fantôme, before his more scientifically oriented ethnographic texts. Yet, in this sprawling and ... More


“The Woman Who Was a Sinner”: A New Statue in Vor Frue Kirke

Carl S. Hughes

in Kierkegaard and the Staging of Desire: Rhetoric and Performance in a Theology of Eros

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823257256
eISBN:
9780823261505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257256.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter is devoted to a single, highly provocative Eucharistic Discourse: “The Woman Who Was a Sinner.” It begins by analyzing why Kierkegaard focuses on this story from Luke 7, rather than the ... More


Sacramental Writing, Sacramental Living: Eros in Existence

Carl S. Hughes

in Kierkegaard and the Staging of Desire: Rhetoric and Performance in a Theology of Eros

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823257256
eISBN:
9780823261505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257256.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter is devoted to Kierkegaard’s Works of Love, his most extended treatment of ethics and Christian love. Works of Love is frequently interpreted as running contrary to the author’s ... More


Torture and Society

Reinhold Görling

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/9780823242245.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Claiming that torture is a phenomenon specific to societies rather than to human individuals or other forms of life, this chapter analyzes the psycho-social consequences of torture as a practice that ... More


Class, performance and socialist politics: the political campaigns of early labour leaders

Marcus Morris

in "Politics, performance and popular culture": Theatre and society in nineteenth-century Britain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719091698
eISBN:
9781526109989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091698.003.0014
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter argues that performance is crucial to understanding the political campaigns of the early Labour leaders in the late nineteenth century. Morris examines the performative language of ... More


Introduction: In the Same Breath − From the Black Box to the White Cube and Beyond

Sozita Goudouna

in Beckett's Breath: Anti-Theatricality and the Visual Arts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421645
eISBN:
9781474444927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421645.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This section introduces a critical framework that discusses the interplay and interconnectedness of media and the dynamic tension between theatricality and the visual arts in the spectrum of ... More


The Durational Turn: Absorption and the Specificity of Temporality

Sozita Goudouna

in Beckett's Breath: Anti-Theatricality and the Visual Arts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421645
eISBN:
9781474444927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421645.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The second chapter elaborates further on Fried's theory and its negative reception and provides a critical overview of Fried's controversial theory and its ideological ramifications by questioning ... More


Through the Looking Glass: Chabrol’s Mirrors and the ‘Crystal-image’

Catherine Dousteyssier-Khoze

in Claude Chabrol's Aesthetics of Opacity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748692606
eISBN:
9781474444651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692606.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In close conversation with the previous chapter, Deleuze’s concept of ‘crystal-image’ is used here to explore various reflexive structures and show how pivotal they are to the construction of an ... More


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