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Implied Nowhere: Absence in Folklore Studies

Shelley Ingram, Willow G. Mullins, and Todd Richardson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822956
eISBN:
9781496823007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822956.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

Implied Nowhere: Absence in Folklore Studies talks about things folklorists don’t usually talk about. It ponders the tacit aspects of folklore and folklore studies, looking into the unarticulated ... More


Homeward bound: manliness and the home

Joanne Begiato

in Manliness in Britain, 1760-1900: Bodies, Emotion, and Material Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526128577
eISBN:
9781526152046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128584.00010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter demonstrates how cultural accounts of men in the home inculcated feelings that produced, reinforced, and disseminated notions of masculinity. It shows that while manly men were ... More


Binding, Agree, and the Elsewhere Principle

Johan Rooryck and Guido Vanden Wyngaerd

in Dissolving Binding Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199691326
eISBN:
9780191731785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691326.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter presents the central assumptions about Agree and Distributed Morphology adopted in this study. These assumptions are sufficient to account for absence of Principle B effects, i.e., the ... More


‘How Much of Nothing There Was’: Trying (Not) to Understand Elizabeth Bowen

Damian Tarnopolsky

in Elizabeth Bowen: Theory, Thought and Things

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474458641
eISBN:
9781474477147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474458641.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter notes that one of the strangest aspects of Bowen’s novels of the 1930s and 1940s is the prevalence of nothing in these texts. Examples range from sentences including double or triple ... More


Harry Berger's Intellectual Community

Nina Levine and David Lee Miller

in A Touch More Rare: Harry Berger, Jr., and the Arts of Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230303
eISBN:
9780823241071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230303.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

A Berger essay will often contain its share of citation en passant, tips of the hat here or there — but what is distinctive is his regular habit of stopping to give someone else's position a careful ... More


Reflecting absence? Disaster recovery and the World Trade Center

Charlotte Heath-Kelly

in Death and Security: Memory and Mortality at the Bombsite

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784993139
eISBN:
9781526120991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993139.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter explores how policies and practices of disaster recovery frame the emergency as ongoing and dangerous, in subsequent months and years, through its disruption of urban architecture and ... More


Introduction: Farewell to ‘Plato's Cave’

Bryce Evans

in Ireland during the Second World War: Farewell to Plato's Cave

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719089510
eISBN:
9781781707531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089510.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Provides a comprehensive overview and criticism of every published work on Irish history during the Second World War. Details the unprecedented military and economic expansion of the Irish state ... More


From Absence to Flight: The Appearance of Comic Rage in the Black Arts and Black Power Movements, 1966–1976

Terrence T. Tucker

in Furiously Funny: Comic Rage from Ralph Ellison to Chris Rock

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054360
eISBN:
9780813053059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054360.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter explores radicalization of comic rage in Douglas Turner Ward’s Day of Absence and Ishmael Reed’s Flight to Canada. Emerging in the middle of the transition from the integrationist period ... More


Pictures at a Remove: Seth’s Drawn Photographs

Daniel Marrone

in Forging the Past: Seth and the Art of Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496807311
eISBN:
9781496807359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496807311.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter closely examines Seth’s drawn photographs, comparing the ways in which comics and photography relate to their represented realities in terms of time, narrative, duration, and framing. ... More


Undoing (K)not of Apophaticism: A Heideggerian Afterthought

Elliot R. Wolfson

in Giving Beyond the Gift: Apophasis and Overcoming Theomania

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255702
eISBN:
9780823260911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255702.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines recent attempts to harness the apophatic tradition of Western neoplatonism together with Derridean deconstruction in order to construct a viable postmodern negative theology. It ... More


The Footprints of Ghosts: Fictional Folklorists in the Work of Gloria Naylor, Lee Smith, Randall Kenan, and Colson Whitehead

Shelley Ingram

in Implied Nowhere: Absence in Folklore Studies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822956
eISBN:
9781496823007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822956.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

This chapter looks at the fictional folklorists who appear in the work of Gloria Naylor, Lee Smith, Randall Kenan, and Colson Whitehead. An interesting pattern emerges when you consider the works of ... More


A Folkloristics of Death: Absence, Sustainability, and Ghosts in the Film Welcome to Pine Point

Willow G. Mullins

in Implied Nowhere: Absence in Folklore Studies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822956
eISBN:
9781496823007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822956.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

Welcome to Pine Point is a 2011 interactive web documentary about a Canadian town that was physically demolished when the mine closed and residents dispersed. As folklorists, we tend to seek ... More


Charles Incledon: a singing sailor on the Georgian stage

Anna Maria Barry

in Martial Masculinities: Experiencing and Imagining the Military in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526135629
eISBN:
9781526150349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526135636.00011
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter demonstrates how cultural accounts of men in the home inculcated feelings that produced, reinforced, and disseminated notions of masculinity. It shows that while manly men were ... More


Recuperating Wretched Lives: Asian Sex Workers and the Underside of Nation Building

Eleanor Ty

in Unfastened: Globality and Asian North American Narratives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665075
eISBN:
9781452946368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665075.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter presents a reading of This Place Called Absence by Asian Canadian Lydia Kwa and Fox Girl by Asian American Nora Okja Keller. These novels bear witness to the horrors of being a ... More


Looking Closer: Hadewijch’s Voices of Longing and Letting Go

Holly Hillgardner

in Longing and Letting Go: Christian and Hindu Practices of Passionate Non-Attachment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190455538
eISBN:
9780190455552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190455538.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explores Hadewijch’s focus texts through the lens of “noble unfaith,” her term for a specific kind of passionate non-attachment. In a most untraditional understanding of virtue, the ... More


Commemorating 9/11: From the Tribute in Light to Reflecting Absence

Harriet F. Senie

in Memorials to Shattered Myths: Vietnam to 9/11

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190248390
eISBN:
9780190248437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190248390.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History, American History: 20th Century

After 9/11, immediate and intermediate memorials, particularly the Tribute in Light, assumed a paramount importance in the public grieving process prompted by the attacks. Variously interpreted, the ... More


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