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Godly Graffiti, or, the Enigma of the 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/9780199547845.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

God's law is written on the heart, in the natural ability to recognize right and wrong which even pagans have. Most commentators take for granted that what is chipped onto the heart is what is ... More


The Representation of Bodily Pain in Late Nineteenth–Century English Culture

Lucy Bending

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187172
eISBN:
9780191674648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187172.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book presents a study of the ways in which concepts of pain were treated across a broad range of late Victorian writing, placing literary texts alongside sermons, ... More


Wearing the Dead

Candi K. Cann

in Virtual Afterlives: Grieving the Dead in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145419
eISBN:
9780813145495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145419.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Tattoo memorials, in which a deceased person is remembered by being etched into the skin of the bereaved, are another form of mourning clothing, but tattoos are permanent ways of marking grief and, ... More


Covered in Ink: "Tattoos, Women and the Politics of the Body"

Beverly Yuen Thompson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814760000
eISBN:
9780814785997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760000.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Coveredin Ink’s main objective is to present the experience of heavily tattooed women: their love of ink as well as their experiences of prejudice from strangers, family, employers, and media ... More


Conclusion: Toward a Tattoo Etiquette

Beverly Yuen Thompson

in Covered in Ink: "Tattoos, Women and the Politics of the Body"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814760000
eISBN:
9780814785997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760000.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The American history of heavily tattooed women began in the circus sideshow, a place where women quickly outshone men with their double allure of tattoos and revealing flesh. Tattooing has always ... More


Joyce Carol Oates

Lorna Hardwick and James I. Porter

in Sibylline Sisters: Virgil's Presence in Contemporary Women's Writing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199582969
eISBN:
9780191731198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582969.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

As the work of Boland, Wittig, Wolf, and Byatt reminds us Virgil speaks with especial force at times of national crisis. Thus, there is almost a sense of inevitability to a Virgilian presence in the ... More


“Is the Tattoo Guy Here?”: Women Tattoo Artists’ Experience Working in a Male-Dominated Profession

Beverly Yuen Thompson

in Covered in Ink: "Tattoos, Women and the Politics of the Body"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814760000
eISBN:
9780814785997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760000.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Female tattoo artists have faced occupational stigma, discrimination, and invisibility within the field. Like many women in non-traditional professions, tattooists have faced many barriers, and also ... More


The Everyday Aesthete: An Excursus on Modern Taste

Dipankar Gupta

in LEARNING TO FORGET: The Anti-Memoirs of Modernity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195674330
eISBN:
9780199081820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195674330.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The appreciation of genius is not solely in the hands of professional aesthetes. Modernity allows for multiple expressions of originality from a variety of quarters, none of which is in a commanding ... More


“The Spiritual Energy of the Trees”: Nature, Place, and Religion in Silas House’s Crow County Trilogy

Scott Hamilton Suter

in Rough South, Rural South: Region and Class in Recent Southern Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496802330
eISBN:
9781496804990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802330.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter discusses Silas House's Crow County trilogy, which demonstrates binding connections to both family and place: Clay's Quilt (2001), A Parchment of Leaves (2002), and The Coal Tattoo ... More


Tattoos

Lynn H. Gamble

in Paid: Tales of Dongles, Checks, and Other Money Stuff

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035750
eISBN:
9780262338332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035750.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

California indigenous peoples used strings of shells to serve as money. Their value was set by standards based on length, measured by tattoos on the arms of men of noble rank. The chapter discusses ... More


Leaving the Exploitation Business

A. T. McKenna

in Showman of the Screen: Joseph E. Levine and His Revolutions in Film Promotion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168715
eISBN:
9780813168814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168715.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter details the final years of Levine’s life and career: his production of Magic, the discontinuing of his involvement with Gandhi, and his last production, Tattoo. Throughout his career, ... More


Gaining Access to Power

Ward Keeler

in The Traffic in Hierarchy: Masculinity and Its Others in Buddhist Burma

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824865948
eISBN:
9780824876944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824865948.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Because social relations imply an individual’s vulnerability, ways must be found to protect oneself. Two possibilities present themselves: amassing power in oneself in order to make oneself resistant ... More


Stieg Larsson

Tim Parks

in Life and Work: Writers, Readers, and the Conversations between Them

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215366
eISBN:
9780300216738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215366.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter offers a reading of Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy, comprised of the novels The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest. ... More


Savage Marks: Subjection and the Specters of Anthropology

Andrea Bachner

in The Mark of Theory: Inscriptive Figures, Poststructuralist Prehistories

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277476
eISBN:
9780823280469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277476.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter analyzes how poststructuralist theory forgot, then rediscovered its roots in anthropology by investigating the conceptual genealogy of theories of subjection that imagine the production ... More


Impact Erasure: Psychoanalysis and the Multiplication of Trauma

Andrea Bachner

in The Mark of Theory: Inscriptive Figures, Poststructuralist Prehistories

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277476
eISBN:
9780823280469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277476.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter analyzes the use of inscriptive metaphors in trauma theories, from Freud’s psychoanalytical models of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century to contemporary theorists such as ... More


Owning the Body: Creative Norms in the Tattoo Industry

Aaron Perzanowski

in Creativity without Law: Challenging the Assumptions of Intellectual Property

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479841936
eISBN:
9781479822980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479841936.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Aaron Perzanowski’s research on the tattoo industry provides one illustration of this phenomenon. Despite generating billions of dollars in annual revenue, the tattoo industry rarely relies on formal ... More


Marked Bodies

Tobie Meyer-Fong

in What Remains: Coming to Terms with Civil War in 19th Century China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804754255
eISBN:
9780804785594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754255.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how wartime identities were communicated and understood through tattoos, hairstyle, and clothing. It argues that the emphasis on (permanent) inscription of identities in fact ... More


Introduction: Becoming Covered

Beverly Yuen Thompson

in Covered in Ink: "Tattoos, Women and the Politics of the Body"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814760000
eISBN:
9780814785997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760000.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In addition to providing an overview of the following chapters, the introduction considers what sociology can offer to an understanding of deviant style, surveys relevant ethnographies, explains the ... More


“I Want to Be Covered”: Heavily Tattooed Women Challenge the Dominant Beauty Culture

Beverly Yuen Thompson

in Covered in Ink: "Tattoos, Women and the Politics of the Body"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814760000
eISBN:
9780814785997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760000.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter draws upon the growing field of social embodiment to understand how women are positioned socially within the beauty culture. Body modifications such as plastic surgery and dieting are ... More


“I ♥ Mom”: Family Responses toward Tattooed Women

Beverly Yuen Thompson

in Covered in Ink: "Tattoos, Women and the Politics of the Body"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814760000
eISBN:
9780814785997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760000.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter explores the reactions that participants have provoked with their tattoo collections from their family members: parents, grandparents, lovers, children, and the extended family. Many of ... More


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