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Plasticity and Development of Monkey Ocular Dominance Columns

David H. Hubel

in Brain and Visual Perception: The Story of a 25-year Collaboration

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195176186
eISBN:
9780199847013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176186.003.0025
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter presents two lengthy papers entitled “Plasticity of Ocular Dominance Columns in Monkey Striate Cortex”, and “The Development of Ocular Dominance Columns in Normal and Visually Deprived ... More


When Jack and Ennis Meet: Cruising as a Mode of Gay Spectatorship

Gary Needham

in Brokeback Mountain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633821
eISBN:
9780748651252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633821.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on a sequence of shots in Brokeback Mountain and their relationship to gay spectatorship. It examines interrelationships between gay male cruising, spectatorship and editing, and ... More


Movement in film studies

Dimitris Eleftheriotis

in Cinematic Journeys: Film and Movement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633128
eISBN:
9780748651269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633128.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In the opening paragraph of an essay first published in 1977, David Bordwell points out that ‘camera movement in the cinema is one of the most difficult areas for critical analysis’. Frustratingly ... More


Universalism: Two Films that Brush with the Bard, Suture and Bringing Down the House

Ayanna Thompson

in Passing Strange: Shakespeare, Race, and Contemporary America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195385854
eISBN:
9780190252793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195385854.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

This chapter examines two films that reveal contemporary notions of William Shakespeare, race, and universalism: Suture and Bringing Down the House. Both films grapple with the notion of universality ... More


White Embodied Gazing, the Black Body as Disgust, and the Aesthetics of Un-Suturing

George Yancy

in Body Aesthetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198716778
eISBN:
9780191785351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716778.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter theorizes Black body aesthetics through the lens of the white gaze, which is parasitic upon the construction of the Black body as ersatz, disgusting, and ontologically problematic. The ... More


Closed Circuits: Screening Narrative Surveillance

Garrett Stewart

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226201214
eISBN:
9780226201351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226201351.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Long before the 2013 NSA scandal about electronic surveillance, narrative cinema had become a weathervane of social phobias in regard to national security, drawing on a long history of surveillance ... More


Introduction: Skin, Suture, and Caesura

Sarah Kay

in Animal Skins and the Reading Self in Medieval Latin and French Bestiaries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226436739
eISBN:
9780226436876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226436876.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This introduces the book’s focus on skin, presenting a series of key concepts including those of Skin Ego (Anzieu), suture (Zizek), caesura and anthropological machine (Agamben), and manuscript ... More


Machinic Sutures: Twenty-First-Century Technologies of Beauty

Bernadette Wegenstein

in The Cosmetic Gaze: Body Modification and the Construction of Beauty

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262232678
eISBN:
9780262301114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262232678.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Machinic suture refers to the operations through which the true self can be transformed into a desired human body through augmented realities. This chapter attempts to thematically connect an ... More


Frontier Vistas and Plantation Sutures: Hollywood Forms of the American Paradox

Susan Courtney

in Split Screen Nation: Moving Images of the American West and South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190459963
eISBN:
9780190459994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459963.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 2 provides key backstories to the book’s post–WWII narrative, offering a history of dynamics linking as well as opposing the Western and the Southern in Hollywood’s studio era. Tracing such ... More


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