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Intelligence and Metadrama in the Early Modern Theatre

Bill Angus

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474432917
eISBN:
9781474459648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474432917.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Intelligence and in the Early Modern Theatre explores intrinsic connections between early modern intelligencers and metadrama in the plays of Shakespeare’s contemporaries. It offers insight into why ... More


The Shakespearean Inside: A Study of the Complete Soliloquies and Solo Asides

Marcus Nordlund

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474418973
eISBN:
9781474418997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418973.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The Shakespearean Inside is a study of all soliloquies and solo asides in Shakespeare’s complete plays. The first step in the research process was the creation of the Shakespearean Inside Database ... More


The Battle of the Crater in Recent Fiction

Stephen Cushman

in Cold Harbor To the Crater: The End of the Overland Campaign

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625331
eISBN:
9781469625355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625331.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Stephen Cushman extends Levin’s coverage with an examination of the Crater in recent fiction and film. Using Charles Frazier’s best-selling Cold Mountain (1997), Anthony Minghella’s cinematic version ... More


Conclusion The public face of film translation history

Jean-François Cornu

Carol O’ (ed.)

in The Translation of Films, 1900-1950

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266434
eISBN:
9780191884191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266434.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This concluding chapter goes beyond summing up the main issues addressed in the volume. It emphasises how its methodology was designed to foster an awareness of the significant stakes of film ... More


Literary Manuscript Culture in Romantic Britain

Michelle Levy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474457064
eISBN:
9781474481205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457064.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Although we have more literary manuscripts from the Romantic period than for any previous period, these manuscripts have been consulted chiefly for the textual evidence they provide. This book begins ... More


The Private Life of the Prime Minister? Politics, Drama and Documentary in Pääministeri and Palme

Anneli Lehtisalo

in Nordic Genre Film: Small Nation Film Cultures in the Global Marketplace

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748693184
eISBN:
9781474412223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693184.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Palme and Pääministeri can be considered exceptional films in their respective national contexts. Politics and public figures have not been a typical subject for contemporary feature films in Sweden ... More


‘Asking the Audience’: Quiz Shows and Their Viewers

Su Holmes

in The Quiz Show

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627523
eISBN:
9780748671212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627523.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Although quiz shows often encourage us to ‘play’ along, and they encode the participation of the audience into their textual form, there have been virtually no audience studies in this sphere. This ... More


Teaching Nineteenth-Century Women Writers

Paul Lauter

in Canons and Contexts

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195055931
eISBN:
9780197560228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195055931.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

During the last twenty years the opportunities and challenges to teach nineteenth-century American women writers have widened almost beyond the ... More


Looking a Gift Horse in the Mouth

Paul Lauter

in Canons and Contexts

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195055931
eISBN:
9780197560228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195055931.003.0018
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

These are times which may not yet try our souls, but surely they tempt our spirits. It was but a few years ago that the current drug czar, then chairman of ... More


‘Desperately Seeking the Audience’: models of audience reception

Kristyn Gorton

in Media Audiences: Television, Meaning and Emotion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624171
eISBN:
9780748670956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624171.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter considers how we can understand the term 'audience' and critically outlines some of the ways in which the audience has been approached, theorised and researched. It argues that the ... More


The Shanghai Painted Fan: Form, Format, and Function

Roberta Wue

in Art Worlds: Artists, Images, and Audiences in Late Nineteenth-Century Shanghai

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208463
eISBN:
9789888313280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208463.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art History

Addresses Shanghai painting through the fashionable painted fan. Often overlooked because of its modest size and ambitions, the fan’s identity as a mobile image and object of self-adornment boosted ... More


Introduction

Claire Monk

in Heritage Film Audiences: Period Films and Contemporary Audiences in the UK

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638246
eISBN:
9780748651238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638246.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The cusp of the 1980s and 1990s saw the crystallisation in the United Kingdom of a debate — or, more precisely, a critique — which rapidly came to dominate academic discussion of recent cinematic ... More


The Heritage Audience Survey: Methodology and Issues

Claire Monk

in Heritage Film Audiences: Period Films and Contemporary Audiences in the UK

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638246
eISBN:
9780748651238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638246.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter investigates contemporary audiences for period films, specifically, the Heritage Audience Survey participants, in the United Kingdom from a range of perspectives. It describes the ... More


Demographics and Identities: A Portrait of the Survey Respondents

Claire Monk

in Heritage Film Audiences: Period Films and Contemporary Audiences in the UK

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638246
eISBN:
9780748651238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638246.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyses the demographic backgrounds of respondents of the Heritage Audience Survey and a wider range of indicators of identity, with some comparative reference to the demographics of ... More


Respondents' Film Viewing Habit(u)s

Claire Monk

in Heritage Film Audiences: Period Films and Contemporary Audiences in the UK

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638246
eISBN:
9780748651238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638246.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The critique of heritage cinema has demarcated ‘heritage films’ as institutionally and culturally distinct from the mainstream in particular ways that mark enjoyment of them as a taste, and a sphere ... More


Patterns of Film Taste: Period and Non-Period Films

Claire Monk

in Heritage Film Audiences: Period Films and Contemporary Audiences in the UK

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638246
eISBN:
9780748651238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638246.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the specifics of Heritage Audience Survey respondents' tastes in films: both in general and with reference to period films. It looks at profoundly contrasting patterns between ... More


Audience Pleasures, Attitudes and Perspectives 1: Visual Pleasure and ‘Authenticity’, Engagement and Escape

Claire Monk

in Heritage Film Audiences: Period Films and Contemporary Audiences in the UK

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638246
eISBN:
9780748651238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638246.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at Heritage Audience Survey respondents' self-worded testimonies to explore what these — and wider survey evidence — revealed about their viewing positions, film tastes, attitudes ... More


Audience Pleasures, Attitudes and Perspectives 2: ‘Quality’, Literary Pleasures, Adaptation and Cultural Value

Claire Monk

in Heritage Film Audiences: Period Films and Contemporary Audiences in the UK

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638246
eISBN:
9780748651238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638246.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores Heritage Audience Survey respondents' conceptions of ‘quality’ in relation to the period films they watched, and their positioning in relation to the ‘literary’ pleasures ... More


Conclusions: Period Film Audiences, the Heritage Film Debate and Audience Studies

Claire Monk

in Heritage Film Audiences: Period Films and Contemporary Audiences in the UK

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638246
eISBN:
9780748651238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638246.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter draws together the most significant points to emerge from an analysis of the ‘heritage film audiences’ — as represented by the two groups who participated in the Heritage Audience Survey ... More


Introduction Theaters of Pardoning

Bernadette Meyler

in Theaters of Pardoning

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501739330
eISBN:
9781501739392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739330.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The introduction draws on theories of genre and existing work in early modern law and literature to define the attributes and explain the significance of theaters of pardoning. Demonstrating the ... More


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