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Animal Worlds: Film, Philosophy and Time

Laura McMahon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474446389
eISBN:
9781474464710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474446389.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Focusing on a recent wave of international art cinema, Animal Worlds offers the first sustained analysis of the relations between cinematic time and animal life. Through an aesthetic of extended ... More


Form

Jean-Luc Nancy

in The Pleasure in Drawing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823250936
eISBN:
9780823252671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823250936.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This section characterizes drawing as the opening of form, which can be envisioned in two ways: opening in the sense of a beginning, departure, origin, dispatch, impetus, or sketching out, and ... More


“Community, Number”

Jean-Luc Nancy

in The Disavowed Community

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823273843
eISBN:
9780823273898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273843.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the first chapter, Nancy addresses concepts of communism, community, and the common, outlining the significance of each of these terms and distinguishing his approach from other attempts to define ... More


Later years

I.S. Glass

in Nicolas-Louis De La Caille, Astronomer and Geodesist: South African Astronomical Observatory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199668403
eISBN:
9780191749315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668403.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

La Caille returned to France via Mauritius and Reunion. He was received with acclaim at the Academy, where he gave several lectures on his Cape experiences. He published a map of the Cape which ... More


Animals, before Me, with Whom I Live, by Whom I Am Addressed:: Writing after Derrida

Glen A. Mazis

in Divinanimality: Animal Theory, Creaturely Theology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263196
eISBN:
9780823266531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263196.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In this essay, Glen A. Mazis descends deeply into Jacques Derrida's The Animal That Therefore I Am and The Beast and the Sovereign, writing after Derrida but also with and beyond Derrida. In this ... More


Actual/Virtual: Bovines ou la vraie vie des vaches

Laura McMahon

in Animal Worlds: Film, Philosophy and Time

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474446389
eISBN:
9781474464710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474446389.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Gras’s Bovines/A Cow’s Life is a contemplative documentary reflection on a herd of Charolais cows, offering up delayed, wandering images of bovine life. The film invites particular links to be drawn ... More


Conclusion: Cinematic Worlds and Beyond

Laura McMahon

in Animal Worlds: Film, Philosophy and Time

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474446389
eISBN:
9781474464710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474446389.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The question of animal suffering, and of forms of vulnerability through which animal and human lives are differentially exposed, runs through the films explored in this book, from the reflections on ... More


Sophie Victorious

Elizabeth Harlan

in George Sand

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104172
eISBN:
9780300130560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104172.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter describes how Sand compensated for the anonymity that history confers on ordinary people—particularly her mother. Sand relates an event that ostensibly occurred when Lafayette announced ... More


The Host

Stephen H. Rigby (ed.)

in Historians on Chaucer: The 'General Prologue' to the Canterbury Tales

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199689545
eISBN:
9780191802669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689545.003.0026
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Poetry

Harry Bailly, the landlord of the Tabard in Southwark, is the only Canterbury pilgrim besides Chaucer himself who can with certainty be identified with an actual historical figure. For Chaucer’s ... More


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