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Lord and Shepherd of the Water

Michael Peppard

in The World's Oldest Church: Bible, Art, and Ritual at Dura-Europos, Syria

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300213997
eISBN:
9780300216516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300213997.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter first combines two upper-panel scenes thought to represent Jesus Christ with a third over the font: the walking on the water with Simon Peter; the healing of a paralytic; and the ... More


Writing

Nancy Shoemaker

in A Strange Likeness: Becoming Red and White in Eighteenth-Century North America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167924
eISBN:
9780199788996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167924.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

American Indians and Europeans kept records of their international agreements in tangible form: wampum belts, calumet pipes, or eagle feathers among eastern Indians, and among Europeans, written ... More


Wildness: The Phenomenology of Freedom

Jonathan McKenzie

in The Political Thought of Henry David Thoreau: Privatism and the Practice of Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166308
eISBN:
9780813166384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166308.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Thoreau’s use of wildness as a political-theoretical category is often misunderstood as an effort to uncover a deeper engagement with the political. This chapter argues that wildness instead ... More


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

Deborah Christie and Sarah Juliet Lauro (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234462
eISBN:
9780823241255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234462.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

The zombie is ubiquitous in popular culture: from comic books to video games, to internet applications and homemade films, zombies are all around us. Investigating the zombie from an ... More


Place and mobility

Melanie Tebbutt

in Being Boys: Youth, Leisure and Identity in the Inter-war Years

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719066139
eISBN:
9781781704097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066139.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 7 enters a very different performance space, that of thestreet and the part that the ‘largely taken for granted world’ of walking played in the formation of adolescent masculinity. ... More


Conservation: Then and Now

Dale F. Lott

in American Bison: A Natural History

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233386
eISBN:
9780520930742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233386.003.0024
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

Andy Hodge was the first superintendent of the National Bison Range, the first refuge created specifically to prevent wild bison from becoming extinct. Conservation then was mostly a matter of making ... More


Reel Violence: Popular Culture and Concerns about Capital Punishment in Contemporary American Society

Roberta M Harding

in Law and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199272235
eISBN:
9780191699603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272235.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines how popular culture might have contributed towards the shift in the public's attitude towards death penalty sentencing and execution patterns in the United States. It analyses ... More


Shanghai’s Public Screen Culture: Local and Coeval

Chris Berry

in Ambient Screens and Transnational Public Spaces

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208920
eISBN:
9789888313839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208920.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines local specificity of Shanghai’s public screen culture to contest conceptualisations of public space as subject to the homogenizing effect of globalisation. Berry examines two ... More


Crossing the Bridge

Paul Kincaid

in Iain M. Banks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041013
eISBN:
9780252099564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041013.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter considers the early career of Iain Banks, covering his childhood, his meeting with Ken MacLeod, the shaping of their ideas about science fiction, his university career and his early, ... More


A Country for Old Men: The South of Clyde Edgerton’s Early Novels

Robert Donahoo

in Rough South, Rural South: Region and Class in Recent Southern Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496802330
eISBN:
9781496804990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802330.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter discusses Clyde Edgerton's early novels, whose characters define themselves and the essential nature of contemporary life in the South. If we accept Erik Bledsoe's description of the ... More


America’s Chinatown: Choreographing Illegible Collectivity

SanSan Kwan

in Kinesthetic City: Dance and Movement in Chinese Urban Spaces

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199921515
eISBN:
9780199980390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921515.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This final chapter explores, first, the experience of walking in Chinatown in order to understand the site as not an isolated ethnic enclave, but a diverse, constantly fluctuating, contended space ... More


Spiritual Desires: Sin, Suffering, Death, and Salvation in Dead Man Walking (1995)

Maureen Sabine

in Veiled Desires: Intimate Portrayals of Nuns in Postwar Anglo-American Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251650
eISBN:
9780823253043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251650.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 6 pursues Freud's view of a dramatic struggle between eros as the preserver of life and thanatos as the drive toward destruction and death, and describes how this struggle is played out in ... More


The Reason Why

Alan K. Rode

in Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173917
eISBN:
9780813174808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173917.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Curtiz was assigned a horror programmer, The Walking Dead, that he turned into a highly credible film.This picture beganhis association with Irving Rapper as a dialogue director. Rapper became a ... More


Walking the Property:: Ownership, Space, and the Body in Motion in Edgar Huntly

Chad Luck

in The Body of Property: Antebellum American Fiction and the Phenomenology of Possession

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263004
eISBN:
9780823266340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263004.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter uncovers in Charles Brockden Brown’s gothic frontier novel a sophisticated engagement with eighteenth-century sensational psychologists, including Locke, Hume, and Condillac. The ... More


The Changing Japanese Family on Film

Adam Bingham

in Contemporary Japanese Cinema Since Hana-Bi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748683734
eISBN:
9781474412162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748683734.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers representations of the family, placing films by Koreeda Hirokazu, Toyoda Toshiaki and Yamada Yoji within the context of the Japanese genre of the shomin-geki, or stories about ... More


Adapting to the future: vulnerable bodies, resilient practices

Deirdre Heddon and Sue Porter

in The Impact of Co-Production: From Community Engagement To Social Justice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447330288
eISBN:
9781447330332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330288.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter examines the ‘Walking Interconnections: Performing conversations of sustainability’ project and focuses on the potential contributions of disabled people to sustainability planning. It ... More


Morphing Once Again: From Jack to Simon Suggs to Aunt Lucille

Winifred Morgan

in Southern Frontier Humor: New Approaches

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037689
eISBN:
9781621039389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037689.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines the legacy of southern frontier humor beyond the southern local color tradition by focusing on the trickster. It shows the reemergence of the trickster as con artist in ... More


The Road Divides: Thomas Kinsella's Urban Poetics

Lucy Collins

in Poetry & Geography: Space & Place in Post-war Poetry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318641
eISBN:
9781846318061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318641.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This essay examines the complex configurations of urban space which emerge in the pedestrian poetry of Thomas Kinsella: writing which is situated within the context of Modernist poetics and which is ... More


The Unruly Detail of Late Colonialism

Janet Poole

in When the Future Disappears: The Modernist Imagination in Late Colonial Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165181
eISBN:
9780231538558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165181.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter presents how in the wake of a disappearing future the “detail” of Korean artists rose as an object of both debate and literary practice. It uses this detail as a lens through which to ... More


‘Where lives converge’: Peter Riley and the Poetics of Place

Neal Alexander

in Poetry & Geography: Space & Place in Post-war Poetry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318641
eISBN:
9781846318061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318641.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Peter Riley's poetry is distinctive for its nuanced and reflexive engagements with the poetics of place. Particular places offer both creative impetus and a thematic focal point in texts from across ... More


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