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The Madness of Art

Peter Brooks

in Enigmas of Identity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151588
eISBN:
9781400839698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151588.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter suggests that the self facing its extinction may make particularly concerted, wild, mad reactions to the impending nothingness of its identity, in late work of a new, unbound creativity. ... More


Reglobalization: Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach and Berthold Beitz

Harold James

in Krupp: A History of the Legendary German Firm

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153407
eISBN:
9781400841868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153407.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter studies Krupp in the postwar world, particularly in the company's attempts at reinventing itself in the modern age. It first discusses the extent of the postwar German industrial ... More


Self-translation as Self-promotion:

Nirad C. Chaudhuri and M. J. Tambimuttu

in South Asian Writers in Twentieth-Century Britain: Culture in Translation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199207770
eISBN:
9780191695681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207770.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Early ‘Asiatic’ writers, seen as exotic and oriental outsiders, were also often expected to embody ‘foreignness’, and provide ‘alien’ perspectives on Britain, usually in prescribed terms. This ... More


Archibald Motley Jr. and Racial Reinvention: The Old Negro in New Negro Art

Phoebe Wolfskill

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041143
eISBN:
9780252099700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041143.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

An essential African American artist of his era, Archibald Motley Jr. created paintings of black Chicago that aligned him with the revisionist aims of the New Negro Renaissance. Yet Motley’s approach ... More


The Makeover: Reality Television and Reflexive Audiences

Katherine Sender

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740699
eISBN:
9780814738979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740699.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Watch this show, buy this product, you can be a whole new you! Makeover television shows repeatedly promise self-renewal and the opportunity for reinvention, but what do we know about the people who ... More


Glocalization and the Discourses of Cultural China: An Introduction1

Doreen D. Wu

in Discourses of Cultural China in the Globalizing Age

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099128
eISBN:
9789882206847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099128.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter presents the approach of discourse analysis and outlines a glocalization perspective in researching contemporary Cultural China as discourses. Two notions “discursive appropriation” and ... More


Dance as Text: Ideologies of the Baroque Body

Mark Franko

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199794010
eISBN:
9780190241186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794010.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, Western

This book presents a historical and theoretical examination of French baroque court ballet from approximately 1573 until 1670. Spanning the late Renaissance and the Baroque, this book brings ... More


Speaking my Language: Waverley, Guy Mannering and The Antiquary

Alison Lumsden

in Walter Scott and the Limits of Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641536
eISBN:
9780748651610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641536.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter studies the different ways Scott simultaneously looks back to his eighteenth-century predecessors in his early fiction. It shows how he reinvents the novel form during his search for a ... More


De madres a hijas: Gendered Lessons on Virginity across Generations of Mexican Immigrant Women

Gloria González-López

in Gender and U.S. Immigration: Contemporary Trends

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225619
eISBN:
9780520929869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225619.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter proposes a bridging of the immigration and gender and sexuality fields in order to carefully study the fluid sexual reinventions that are created by mexicanas in the United States. It ... More


The Reinvention of the European Commission

Anchrit Wille

in The Normalization of the European Commission: Politics and Bureaucracy in the EU Executive

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199665693
eISBN:
9780191755989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665693.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter describes how political and administrative reforms have changed the basic accountability system of the European Commission over the last decade. It is shown how the vision and values, ... More


True History of the Kelly Gang (2000)

Bruce Woodcock

in Peter Carey

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719043604
eISBN:
9781781700532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719043604.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter takes a look at the novel that gave Carey his second Booker Prize, the True History of the Kelly Gang. It observes that this novel and Jack Maggs—both historical novels—explore what ... More


From Kubrick’s Political Icon to Television Sex Symbol

Nuno Simões Rodrigues (ed.)

in STARZ Spartacus: Reimagining an Icon on Screen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474407847
eISBN:
9781474430982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407847.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter starts from the iconic 1960 Stanley Kubrick film version of Spartacus and it compares it with the other version to demonstrate how in the Kubrick version the political and ideological ... More


Conclusion

Jane Hiddleston

in Decolonising the Intellectual: Politics, Culture, and Humanism at the End of the French Empire

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380321
eISBN:
9781781381533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380321.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Francophone intellectuals writing at the time of decolonisation testify to the anxieties, for the colonised, of the moment of political transition, as well as to the demands that the epoch makes of ... More


The New Negro and Racial Reinvention

Phoebe Wolfskill

in Archibald Motley Jr. and Racial Reinvention: The Old Negro in New Negro Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041143
eISBN:
9780252099700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041143.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter 1 considers the ideologies surrounding the Negro Renaissance, and establishes the historical question that structures the project: how does an artist construct a “New” Negro detached from the ... More


Hoccleve and the Convention of Mixed-Form Protrepsis

Eleanor Johnson

in Practicing Literary Theory in the Middle Ages: Ethics and the Mixed Form in Chaucer, Gower, Usk, and Hoccleve

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226015842
eISBN:
9780226015989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226015989.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Thomas Hoccleve emerged in the 1380s and early 1390s as a public bureaucrat exposed to the literary oeuvres of both Chaucer and Gower as they composed their reengagements with and reinventions of ... More


Reinventing the Wheel: Of Sovereignty, Autobiography, and Deconstruction

Michael Naas

in The End of the World and Other Teachable Moments: Jacques Derrida's Final Seminar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263288
eISBN:
9780823266487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263288.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter looks at the life of Robinson Crusoe and how he made things around him for his convenience and comfort. To Derrida, Robinson's situation brings up questions of autobiography and the ... More


Introduction

Olga Kanzaki Sooudi

in Japanese New York: Migrant Artists and Self-reinvention on the World Stage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839413
eISBN:
9780824869090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839413.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book examines the everyday lives of Japanese migrants who have reinvented themselves as artists in contemporary New York City. Drawing on research carried out between 2005 and 2006 in New York ... More


Pushing the Reset Button: Self-Reinvention and the Triumphalist Japanese Migrant Narrative

Olga Kanzaki Sooudi

in Japanese New York: Migrant Artists and Self-reinvention on the World Stage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839413
eISBN:
9780824869090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839413.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines what it calls the triumphalist migrant narrative through conversations with Japanese migrants in New York City. Through an analysis of two historical fictional stories by ... More


Epilogue

Olga Kanzaki Sooudi

in Japanese New York: Migrant Artists and Self-reinvention on the World Stage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839413
eISBN:
9780824869090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839413.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This epilogue shows that Japanese migrants see New York City as an ideal stage for enacting grand projects of self-reinvention; they go to NYC to realize the selves they aspire to and imagine ... More


Introduction

Tobias Gregory

in From Many Gods to One: Divine Action in Renaissance Epic

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226307558
eISBN:
9780226307565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307565.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book focuses on the Renaissance reinvention of epic divine action. This reinvention involved the adapting of an originally polytheistic literary genre to a European culture that was officially ... More


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