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DOST and LAOS: a Caledonian Symbiosis?

Keith Williamson

in Perspectives on the Older Scottish Tongue

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622818
eISBN:
9780748653362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622818.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter considers the relationship between dictionaries and linguistic atlases, particularly in a historical context. The focus is on the Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue and the ... More


The World Begins Its Turn with You, or How David Mitchell's Novels Think

Berthold Schoene

in The Cosmopolitan Novel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638154
eISBN:
9780748651795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638154.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter takes a look at David Mitchell, his writing and his works, showing that Mitchell's writing outlines human existence both transterritorially and as determined by locally specific ... More


The Myth of Scotland as Nowhere in Particular

John Marmysz

in Cinematic Nihilism: Encounters, Confrontations, Overcomings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474424561
eISBN:
9781474438421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424561.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter a cinematic phenomenon is examined involving a crop of movies – including Prometheus, The Dark Knight Rises, Perfect Sense, Under the Skin, World War Z, and Cloud Atlas – set or ... More


Seeing through the Fingertips1

Emmanuelle André

in Indefinite Visions: Cinema and the Attractions of Uncertainty

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474407120
eISBN:
9781474434874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407120.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Digital technologies lead us to question anew the opposition between flatness and depth: as with 19th century modernity (Edouard Manet’s paintings in particular), it produces perceptual ... More


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