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Journeys

Simon Featherstone

in Englishness: Twentieth-Century Popular Culture and the Forming of English Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623655
eISBN:
9780748651764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623655.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter studies the books and essays of recorded journeys in search of England. It explains how the narrative conventions of gender develop more challenging inquiries into the nature of English ... More


The Reading Practices of Immigration Judges: Intersectional Invisibility and the Segregation of Gender and Sexuality

Sara L. McKinnon

in Gendered Asylum: Race and Violence in U.S. Law and Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040450
eISBN:
9780252098888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040450.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter attempts to understand what happens to claimants whose experiences are not as easily legible in the rhetoric of the conventions codified through the male-assigned cis and trans sexuality ... More


When the Text Becomes the Stage: Percival Everett’s Performance Turn in For Her Dark Skin

Robin G. Vander

in Perspectives on Percival Everett

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036828
eISBN:
9781617036835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036828.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter shows how Percival Everett has joined the ranks of scholars and authors who have attempted a reenvisioning of For Her Dark Skin while simultaneously setting himself apart due to his ... More


The Culture and Politics of Contemporary Street Gang Memoirs

Josephine Metcalf

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032813
eISBN:
9781617032820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032813.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

The publication in 1993 of Sanyika Shakur’s Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member generated a huge amount of excitement in literary circles — New York Times book critic Michiko Kakutani ... More


‘My Blundering Way of Learning’: Murry's Still Life

Sydney Janet Kaplan

in Circulating Genius: John Middleton Murry, Katherine Mansfield and D. H. Lawrence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641482
eISBN:
9780748671595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641482.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter situates Murry's first novel, Still Life, within the frameworks of his friendship with D.H. and Frieda Lawrence and his intimate relationship with Katherine Mansfield. It discusses the ... More


Viewpoint-Over-Histories: Narrative Conservation in Star Trek

David Wittenberg

in Time Travel: The Popular Philosophy of Narrative

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249961
eISBN:
9780823252503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249961.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 5 begins by discussing philosophical treatments of time travel paradoxes and the tendency of both philosophers and fiction writers, in some cases surprisingly, to opt for the conservation or ... More


Lumière, Méliès, Pathé and Gaumont: French filmmaking in the suburbs, 1896–1920

Roland-François Lack

in Screening the Paris suburbs: From the silent era to the 1990s

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526106858
eISBN:
9781526135995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526106858.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The siting of early movie studios outside the gates of Paris had direct consequences for the promotion of the suburban landscape as an object of visual interest rich with narrative potential. ... More


Shōhin Episodes: In Search of a Meiji Upbringing

Marvin Marcus

in Reflections in a Glass Door: Memory and Melancholy in the Personal Writings of Natsume Soseki

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833060
eISBN:
9780824871352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833060.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter presents accounts concerning family and friends, which are marked by an ebb and flow of precise detail, hazy recollection, and a muted nostalgia. In examining Sōseki's upbringing in the ... More


“[W]‌ithout the assistance of any girls”: Queer Sex and the Shock of the New

Penny Farfan

in Performing Queer Modernism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190679699
eISBN:
9780190679736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190679699.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter focuses on Vaslav Nijinsky’s Afternoon of a Faun (1912) to consider how modernist performance could queer sex without representing same-sex relations and in the process become a focal ... More


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