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Adopting the Strigillated Motif: Some Case Studies

Janet Huskinson

in Roman Strigillated Sarcophagi: Art and Social History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199203246
eISBN:
9780191802522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203246.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter examines examples from four critical historical periods which saw the use of curved fluting as a contemporary decorative ornament. It was attractive for practical reasons (for its ... More


The Adulterous Woman: Jism (2003) to Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006)

M.K. Raghavendra

in The Politics of Hindi Cinema in the New Millennium: Bollywood and the Anglophone Indian Nation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199450565
eISBN:
9780199083091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450565.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Noir is not a familiar genre in Hindi cinema, but film theorists point to the proliferation of noir motifs in Hindi cinema of the 1950s. This chapter examines the recurrence of noir motifs in the ... More


Aesthetics in the Technological Age

Mark William Roche

in Why Literature Matters in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104493
eISBN:
9780300129595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104493.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on the direct relationship between technology and aesthetics. How is each sphere of aesthetics—production aesthetics, artwork aesthetics, and reception aesthetics—viewed through ... More


After the Fast (Cath. 8)

Gerard O'Daly

in Days Linked by Song: Prudentius' Cathemerinon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199263950
eISBN:
9780191741364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263950.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses the poem's themes: enjoyment of food after the fast; moderation in food, dress, and comportment; Christ the good shepherd; the symbolism of the rescued sick sheep; the locus ... More


Afterword

Eleni Coundouriotis

in The People’s Right to the Novel: War Fiction in the Postcolony

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262335
eISBN:
9780823266357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262335.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The people’s right to the novel, a phrase coined in the nineteenth-century manifesto of naturalism, refers to a right to be represented in the novel. The four motifs of war fiction (the song of my ... More


Allegory and Autobiography

John Freccero

Danielle Callegari and Melissa Swain (eds)

in In Dante's Wake: Reading from Medieval to Modern in the Augustinian Tradition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264278
eISBN:
9780823266760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264278.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses how autobiography is represented schematically in Dante's poem by the synthesis of Platonic allegory with traditional biblical motifs. Dante's descent into Malebolge—and ... More


Applications of random graphs

A.C.C. Coolen, A. Annibale, and E.S. Roberts

in Generating Random Networks and Graphs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198709893
eISBN:
9780191780172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198709893.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter reviews graph generation techniques in the context of applications. The first case study is power grids, where proposed strategies to prevent blackouts have been tested on tailored ... More


Aristeia

Benjamin Sammons

in Device and Composition in the Greek Epic Cycle

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190614843
eISBN:
9780190614867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190614843.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses use of the epic aristeia as a narrative element in Homer and the Cycle. At least four secure examples of aristeiai in the Cycle reveal a simpler structure than examples from ... More


Armageddon Below

Michael Barkun

in A Culture of Conspiracy: Apocalyptic Visions in Contemporary America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238053
eISBN:
9780520939721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238053.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Much of UFO conspiracism mimics the New World Order ideas prevalent in Christian patriot circles. The most distinctive of the variants concerns so-called inner-earth motifs that place the alien ... More


“Being … and eXistenZ”: Some Preliminary Considerations on Theatricality in Film

Samuel Weber

in Theatricality as Medium

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224159
eISBN:
9780823235841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224159.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

With the coming of electronic media, theater's role in society and aesthetics has evidently been minimized. “Home theater”, which is designed to emulate a theater space in the ... More


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