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Rite out of Place: Ritual, Media, and the Arts

Ronald L. Grimes

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195301441
eISBN:
9780199850952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301441.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Much ritual studies scholarship still focuses on central religious rites. For this reason, this book argues, dominant theories, like the data they consider, remain stubbornly conservative. The book ... More


: Obstacles to Integration: What Does It Take for the Two Sides of the Strait to Reconcile?

Zhidong Hao

in Whither Taiwan and Mainland China: National Identity, the State and Intellectuals

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091009
eISBN:
9789882207691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091009.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the difficulties encountered in crossing cultural boundaries and in overcoming prejudices and discriminatory attitudes on both sides of the Taiwan Strait. It next examines the ... More


Death, Gratitude, and the Squaw Man’s Wife: The Celluloid Princess from 1908 to 1931

M. Elise Marubbio

in Killing the Indian Maiden: Images of Native American Women in Film

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124148
eISBN:
9780813134710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124148.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the Celluloid Princess, who personified many of the early issues connected to the anxiety about the racial and cultural boundaries of Americanness. This character was able to ... More


Meaning

Aniruddh D. Patel

in Music, Language, and the Brain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195123753
eISBN:
9780199848034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195123753.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Certain inconsistencies can be observed when looking into the relationship between musical and linguistic meaning. As Claude Lévi-Strauss suggests, music is the only language which is simultaneously ... More


Culture Becomes Policy: Bande Dessinée as Monumental Architecture

Joel E. Vessels

in Drawing France: French Comics and the Republic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734447
eISBN:
9781621032786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734447.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter explores the efforts of the French government in establishing cultural boundaries in France during Charles de Gaulle’s tenure. De Gaulle appointed his longtime friend, novelist, and ... More


A Transtational Portics

Jahan Ramazani

in A Transnational Poetics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226703442
eISBN:
9780226703374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226703374.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the formal, historical and disciplinary consequences of cross-national influence and interstitial migrancy for English-language poetry in the twentieth and twenty-first ... More


Postcolonial Conflict Resolution

Morgan Brigg and Roland Bleiker

in Mediating Across Difference: Oceanic and Asian Approaches to Conflict Resolution

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834593
eISBN:
9780824871697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834593.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses why and with what consequences prevailing approaches to conflict resolution have neglected to engage many local traditions. Addressing the question of colonialism in more ... More


Conclusion: The Irrelevance of Controversial Culture

RAYMOND J. HABERSKI

in Freedom to Offend: How New York Remade Movie Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124292
eISBN:
9780813134918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124292.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the need to be able to recognize and dismiss gratuitous controversy that shocks the public without asking much from it other than to be shocked. It further states that people ... More


The Catholic Social Imagination: Activism and the Just Society in Mexico and the United States

Joseph M. Palacios

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226645001
eISBN:
9780226645025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226645025.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The reach of the Catholic Church is arguably greater than that of any other religion, extending across diverse political, ethnic, class, and cultural boundaries. But what is it about Catholicism that ... More


“Matter out of place”: Dirt, Disorder, and Ecophobia

Anthony Pavlik

in Eleanor H. Porter's Pollyanna: A Children's Classic at 100

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461329
eISBN:
9781626740723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461329.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter considers Pollyanna in view of recent ideas of ecophobia—an unreasonable but deeply conditioned reaction against nature—taking the idea of dirt and disorder as matter out of place. The ... More


A Parisian in Hollywood: Ocular Horror in the Films of Alexandre Aja

Tony Perrello

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/9781604734539.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the transnational career of Alexandre Aja, one of the hot young horror directors who has migrated from his native country to the U.S film industry. It focuses on the ... More


Introduction: On the Study of Cnut

Timothy Bolton

in Cnut the Great

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300208337
eISBN:
9780300226256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208337.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This introductory chapter discusses the significance of analyzing the life story of Cnut, one of the most fascinating of the pre-Conquest kings of England. His life offers several new ways of ... More


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