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Magia Sexualis: Sex, Magic, and Liberation in Modern Western Esotericism

Hugh Urban

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247765
eISBN:
9780520932883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247765.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Sexuality and the occult arts have long been associated in the western imagination, but it was not until the nineteenth century that a large and sophisticated body of literature on sexual magic—the ... More


The Yoga of Sex: Tantra, Kama Sutra, and Other Exotic Imports from the Mysterious Orient

Hugh B. Urban

in Magia Sexualis: Sex, Magic, and Liberation in Modern Western Esotericism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247765
eISBN:
9780520932883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247765.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the impact of Indian traditions such as Hindu and Buddhist Tantra and the Kama Sutra on sexual magic in the West. It explains that although Tantra was typically singled out as ... More


The Experimental Stage, 1895–1920

Joshua Goldstein

in Drama Kings: Players and Publics in the Re-creation of Peking Opera, 1870-1937

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247529
eISBN:
9780520932791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247529.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter places the changes in the Peking opera theater in a broader historical context of late Qing and early Republican efforts to reform the Qing polity into a Republican nation-state. From ... More


Queer Transgression and Postcolonial Ambivalence

Malek Khouri

in The Arab National Project in Youssef Chahine's Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163548
eISBN:
9781617970153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163548.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Scanning contemporary Arab cinema through the lens of queer studies reveals many films exploring issues of gender identity and sexual difference, and challenging patriarchal culture in the broader ... More


Crime as a Form of Liberation: Modeling Revolt in Pickpocket and A Man Escaped

Brian Price

in Neither God nor Master: Robert Bresson and Radical Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816654611
eISBN:
9781452946177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816654611.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter suggests that the transcendental tradition of Bresson criticism has been too much concerned with the theological implications of cells and too little concerned with the crimes ... More


Black Muslim Religion in the Nation of Islam, 1960–1975

Edward E. Curtis IV

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830543
eISBN:
9781469606088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877449_curtis
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Elijah Muhammad's Nation of Islam came to America's attention in the 1960s and 1970s as a radical separatist African American social and political group, but the movement was also a religious one. ... More


Introduction

Harry Hendrick

in Narcissistic Parenting in an Insecure World: A History of Parenting Culture 1920s to Present

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447322559
eISBN:
9781447322573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322559.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The chapter introduces the reader to the book's argument, themes, broader context, and methodological considerations. It discusses the central thesis, which is in two parts. First, between the 1920s ... More


Conclusion

Yulia Egorova and Shahid Perwez

in The Jews of Andhra Pradesh: Contesting Caste and Religion in South India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199929214
eISBN:
9780199332977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929214.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The book concludes by exploring the wider theoretical implications that the study will have on academic discussions about definitions of Jewishness, universalist tendencies in Judaism, and Dalit ... More


Aspects of neoliberalism: political, economic and social realignment

Harry Hendrick

in Narcissistic Parenting in an Insecure World: A History of Parenting Culture 1920s to Present

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447322559
eISBN:
9781447322573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322559.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The chapter is the first of three chapters introducing the argument concerning the emergence of parental narcissism as a critical feature of 'neoliberal times'. The chapter provides a select overview ... More


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