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Adam de la Halle’s Jeu de Robin et Marion: Lyric Fantasy Meets Theater

Geri L. Smith

in The Medieval French Pastourelle Tradition: Poetic Motivations and Generic Transformations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033365
eISBN:
9780813038889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033365.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Adam de la Halle was one of the preeminent poet-musicians of the late thirteenth century, and generic manipulation is a hallmark of his artistic practice. That Adam chose to experiment with the ... More


Aeneas’ American New World in Jo Graham’s Black Ships

Jennifer A. Rea

in Classical Traditions in Modern Fantasy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190610050
eISBN:
9780190610081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610050.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Jennifer A. Rea, in “Aeneas’ American New World in Jo Graham’s Black Ships,” emphasizes the potential political ramifications of classical reception in modern fantasy by examining how Graham’s novel, ... More


Afterword

Stephen Schryer

in Fantasies of the New Class: Ideologies of Professionalism in Post-World War II American Fiction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157575
eISBN:
9780231527477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157575.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This concluding chapter examines Bill Readings's notion of “Thought”—a concept that critiques the bureaucratic paradigm that reduces all aspects of university education to quantitative performance ... More


Afterword

Katherine Mullin

in Working Girls: Fiction, Sexuality, and Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198724841
eISBN:
9780191792342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724841.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Enigmatic, volatile, intriguing, and difficult to place, the Working Girl became a compelling signifier of modernity. She rivalled the New Woman in the popular imagination, becoming a vernacular and ... More


Aliens (1986)

James Clarke

in The Cinema of James Cameron: Bodies in Heroic Motion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169776
eISBN:
9780231850629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169776.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter studies James Cameron's Aliens (1986). Aliens pits a squad of human Marines against a hive of aliens located in a space colony. The film functions powerfully as a fairy tale about ... More


All of You Are Dead. I Am Alive.

Laurence A. Rickels

in I Think I Am: Philip K. Dick

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666652
eISBN:
9781452946566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666652.003.0029
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyzes science fiction writer Philip K. Dick’s novels The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch and Ubik. In The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch, adolescent or group psychology organizes ... More


An alternative democracy and an alternative to democracy in Aristophanic comedy *

Alan H. Sommerstein

in Talking about Laughter: And Other Studies in Greek Comedy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199554195
eISBN:
9780191720604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554195.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter argues that Aristophanes' plays present, at least by implication, a twofold model of an alternative political system. One is an alternative democracy, envisaged as a practical ... More


An American Icarus Named Grope

Daniel M. Ogilvie

in Fantasies of Flight

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195157468
eISBN:
9780199894024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157468.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter describes how flying fantasies first captured the author's interest upon reading “The American Icarus” by Henry Murray, published in 1955 as a chapter in a book that contained several ... More


Analysis of Perceptual Illusion

Bimal Krishna Matilal

in Perception: An Essay on Classical Indian Theories of Knowledge

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198239765
eISBN:
9780191680014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198239765.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Sensory (perceptual) illusion is said to be ‘promiscuous’ in Nyāya. Promiscuity of awareness here means that it deals with two ‘objects’ at the same time. ‘Illusion’ is used for cases where something ... More


And Baby Makes One: Pregnancy As Escape

Amanda C. Seaman

in Writing Pregnancy in Low-Fertility Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824859886
eISBN:
9780824872960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824859886.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In two narratives, created twenty-five years apart, pregnancy serves less as a process by which a new life is created, than as a process for re-making an old one, with characters drawn to pregnancy ... More


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