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Vowel Prosthesis in Romance: A Diachronic Study

Rodney Sampson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199541157
eISBN:
9780191716096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541157.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This book presents for the first time an in‐depth historical account of vowel prosthesis in the Romance languages. Vowel prosthesis is a change which involves the appearance of a non‐etymological ... More


Meta‐conceivability and Thought Experiments

Roy Sorensen

in The Architecture of the Imagination: New Essays on Pretence, Possibility, and Fiction

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199275731
eISBN:
9780191706103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275731.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

A meta-conception is a hypothetical one. It answers a question by imagining someone (usually a more able conceiver) answering that question via an act of imagination. Thus, meta-conceptions stand to ... More


Phantom Limb: Amputation, Embodiment, and Prosthetic Technology

Cassandra S. Crawford

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789285
eISBN:
9780814764824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789285.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Phantom limb pain is one of the most intractable and merciless pains ever known—a pain that haunts appendages that do not physically exist, often persisting with uncanny realness long after fleshy ... More


Conclusion: The Engineered Conscience

Ceri Sullivan

in The Rhetoric of the Conscience in Donne, Herbert, and Vaughan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199547845
eISBN:
9780191720901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547845.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Each element in the syllogism of the conscience has been tested and found faulty, and each breakdown has been expressed through an alteration in the poet's flesh. Though under Christian theology an ... More


Veridical Hallucination and Prosthetic Vision

David Lewis

in Philosophical Papers Volume II

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195036466
eISBN:
9780199833399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195036468.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Argues that the difference between veridical hallucination and genuine seeing cannot be accounted for in terms of the absence of the normal causal process for seeing, since that process is also ... More


Standin’ in the Gap: The Materialities of Prayer

Anderson Blanton

in Hittin' the Prayer Bones: Materiality of Spirit in the Pentecostal South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623979
eISBN:
9781469623993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623979.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Revisiting classic ethnological theories on the contagious transmission of force, this chapter explores the place of material objects in the performance of divine communication and the practice of ... More


Introduction: Ghost in the Machine

Cassandra S. Crawford

in Phantom Limb: Amputation, Embodiment, and Prosthetic Technology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789285
eISBN:
9780814764824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789285.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This book examines the link between phantom limb pain and prosthetic innovation—a relationship between ghosts and machines that has at times been pleasant, accommodating, and mutually beneficial. It ... More


Phantom-Prosthetic Relations: The Modernization of Amputation

Cassandra S. Crawford

in Phantom Limb: Amputation, Embodiment, and Prosthetic Technology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789285
eISBN:
9780814764824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789285.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter examines how phantom–prosthetic relations unfolded in the context of the modernization of amputation, including the rapid state-sponsored expansion and maturation of the prosthetic ... More


Inanimation: Theories of Inorganic Life

David Wills

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816698820
eISBN:
9781452954301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698820.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Inanimation is the third volume in a series of attempts to analyze the technology of the human. Following Prosthesis (1995), where our attachment to “external” objects was traced back to a necessity ... More


Avital Ronell's Body Politics

Elissa Marder

in The Mother in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction: Psychoanalysis, Photography, Deconstruction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823240555
eISBN:
9780823240593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240555.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the relationship between technology, politics, and the maternal function by looking at Avital Ronell's important work on the telephone as a fantastic, fetishistic extension of ... More


Nothing to Say: Fragments on the Mother in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

Elissa Marder

in The Mother in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction: Psychoanalysis, Photography, Deconstruction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823240555
eISBN:
9780823240593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240555.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the uncanny link between photography and the mother in Roland Barthes' final book Camera Lucida, asking why his reflections on the ontology of photography ultimately take the ... More


The Sacramental Neuter and the Missing Body in Robert Southwell's Poetics

Judith H. Anderson and Joan Pong Linton

in Go Figure: Energies, Forms, and Institutions in the Early Modern World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823233496
eISBN:
9780823241224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233496.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The tool participates in the locality of the object without belonging to that locality in the organic or genetic sense of belonging. It produces an intimate relation with its object that arises both ... More


Jonson’s Cosmetic Ritual

Farah Karim-Cooper

in Cosmetics in Shakespearean and Renaissance Drama

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748619931
eISBN:
9780748652204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619931.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter clarifies that although Ben Jonson is morally opposed to women who paint their faces, he too appropriates the materials and metaphors of cosmetic adornment to serve his own dramatic ... More


Brain Death

Steven Laureys

in Neuroethics in Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195389784
eISBN:
9780199979233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389784.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

The use of high-tech intensive care in the 1960s led to the dissociation between cardiac, respiratory, and brain function in patients who would have previously died from apnoea. As a consequence, ... More


Prosthetic Objects: On Sigmund Freud’s Ambivalent Attachments

Lana Lin

in Freud's Jaw and Other Lost Objects: Fractured Subjectivity in the Face of Cancer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277711
eISBN:
9780823280568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277711.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines Freud’s ambivalent attachment to his prosthetic jaw, a result of his addiction to smoking. It argues that illness highlights the technological predicament in which humans as ... More


The Constitution of the Real: Documentary, Mockumentary and the Status of the Image

Ryan Bishop

in Comedy and Cultural Critique in American Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748643073
eISBN:
9780748689071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643073.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Cinema’s apparent veri similitude — its ability to document that which appears before the lens — provided the source for early non-fiction film experimentation and opened the door for propaganda and ... More


“Crimes against the Flesh”: Politics and Poetics of the Black Female Body

Simone A. James Alexander

in African Diasporic Women's Narratives: Politics of Resistance, Survival, and Citizenship

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049823
eISBN:
9780813050249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049823.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter politicizes the female body using Lorde's personal, embodied experiences with breast cancer to articulate that the erasure of the female body constitutes “high crimes against the flesh.” ... More


Between Cure and Prosthesis : ‘Good Fit’ in Artificial Eardrums

Jaipreet Virdi

Claire L. Jones (ed.)

in Rethinking Modern Prostheses in Anglo-American Commodity Cultures, 1820-1939

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526101426
eISBN:
9781526124166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526101426.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Placing the history of artificial eardrums against the backdrop of medical consumerism and advertising culture, this chapter reveals how the commericalisation of assistive technologies can blur the ... More


“An Emblem of Distinction”: The Politics of Disability Entitlement, 1940–1950

Audra Jennings

in Veterans' Policies, Veterans' Politics: New Perspectives on Veterans in the Modern United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042077
eISBN:
9780813043456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042077.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how veterans pushed to expand and police the boundaries of welfare state programs that targeted veterans and specifically focuses on the battles fought over national amputation ... More


Mediating Memory (or Telling How It Happened)

H. Rosi Song

in Lost in Transition: Constructing Memory in Contemporary Spain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382875
eISBN:
9781781383988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382875.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the success of the television series Cuéntame como pasó (2001- ) and its treatment of the past as symptomatic of the popularity of memory-related works in contemporary Spain. It ... More


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