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Perelandra: Paradise Reframed: Keeping Time on Planet Venus

Sanford Schwartz

in C. S. Lewis on the Final Frontier: Science and the Supernatural in the Space Trilogy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374728
eISBN:
9780199871506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374728.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter focuses on Perelandra, the second volume of the Space Trilogy. Once again Lewis’s target is the modern evolutionary or “developmental” paradigm, but in this novel the emphasis shifts ... More


Deserts and Technical Legality

Kieran Tranter

in Living in Technical Legality: Science Fiction and Law as Technology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474420891
eISBN:
9781474453707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420891.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter summarises the book through emphasis on the reoccurrence of deserts throughout the book. Like deserts, technical legality could appear empty and harsh, but such superficial glances ... More


Becoming Otherwise: The Transformative Encounterin Ananda Devi’s Writing

Amaleena Damlé

in The Becoming of the Body: Contemporary Women's Writing in French

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748668212
eISBN:
9781474400923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668212.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter investigates the concept of becoming otherwise in Ananda Devi’s writing as a form of resistance to socio-cultural hierarchies of difference in Indo-Mauritian and Indian contexts. The ... More


Joseph Conrad: Slow Modernism

Yael Levin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198864370
eISBN:
9780191896538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864370.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The book builds on current interventions in modernist scholarship in order to rethink Joseph Conrad’s contribution to literary history. It utilizes emerging critical modernisms, the work of Henri ... More


Battlestar Galactica, Technology, and Life

Kieran Tranter

in Living in Technical Legality: Science Fiction and Law as Technology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474420891
eISBN:
9781474453707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420891.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter explores the forms of life made by technical legality, through the re-imagined series Battlestar Galactica. It is argued that Battlestar Galactica deals directly with the triumph of ... More


Xenogenesis and the Technical Legal Subject

Kieran Tranter

in Living in Technical Legality: Science Fiction and Law as Technology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474420891
eISBN:
9781474453707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420891.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter argues that a detailed reading of Octavia E. Butler’s ‘Xenogenesis’ series clarifies how, notwithstanding the challenges to its being and its agency by technical legality, responsibility ... More


The Doctor and Technical Lawyering

Kieran Tranter

in Living in Technical Legality: Science Fiction and Law as Technology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474420891
eISBN:
9781474453707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420891.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter argues that the British science fiction television icon Doctor Who provides guidance on how to live well as an entity designated ‘lawyer’ within the networks of technical legality. ... More


Machine-oriented Architecture: Oikos and Ecology

Levi R. Bryant

in Architectural Materialisms: Nonhuman Creativity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474420570
eISBN:
9781474453905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420570.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In this chapter, following his ontology that focuses on what it means to give an account of something, Levi R. Bryant not only defines building as a machine, but building as a void and an enclosure ... More


Becoming, Mattering, and “Knowing in Being” in Feminist Novels for the Young

Roberta Seelinger Trites

in Twenty-First-Century Feminisms in Children's and Adolescent Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813800
eISBN:
9781496813848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813800.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chapter 1 introduces key concepts from material feminism, relying in particular on the work of Karen Barad and Rosi Braidotti. Becoming is implicated in the desire that leads to merged and changed ... More


Film Bodies (Becomings and Embodiment)

Martine Beugnet

in Cinema and Sensation: French Film and the Art of Transgression

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620425
eISBN:
9780748670840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620425.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on corporeality and explores forms of cinematic ‘becomings’ and cinematic embodiment. It argues that the films evoke the uncertainty of identity through their exploration of the ... More


Figures of Life

Nadine Boljkovac

in Untimely Affects: Gilles Deleuze and an Ethics of Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646449
eISBN:
9780748689248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646449.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

‘Figures of Life’ examines time and death via Deleuze and Guattari’s concepts of power, freedom, figure, sensation and counter-actualisation or productive re-enactment. Through an ostensibly shocking ... More


From Depths and Ashes

Nadine Boljkovac

in Untimely Affects: Gilles Deleuze and an Ethics of Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646449
eISBN:
9780748689248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646449.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

‘From Depths and Ashes’ focuses upon ‘virtual series’ that exist in relation to the actual and that are revealed through a woman and man, a coupling that invokes the doubling of virtual-actual time, ... More


Mad Love

Nadine Boljkovac

in Untimely Affects: Gilles Deleuze and an Ethics of Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646449
eISBN:
9780748689248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646449.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

‘Mad Love’ examines Deleuze and Guattari’s concept of independent or autonomous affect to argue that affects are continual ‘becomings’, singular transformations and imperceptible ‘thisnesses’ or ... More


Signs Without Name

Nadine Boljkovac

in Untimely Affects: Gilles Deleuze and an Ethics of Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646449
eISBN:
9780748689248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646449.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

‘Signs Without Name’ offers an examination of time and thought in relation to cinema through Chris Marker’s Sans Soleil to argue that the film reveals dynamic movements of actual-virtual relations ... More


Anat Helman, Israeli National Ideals and Everyday Life in the 1950s. Waltham: Brandeis University Press, 2014. 312 pp.

Richard I. Cohen (ed.)

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0058
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the book Becoming Israeli: National Ideals and Everyday Life in the 1950s (2014), by Anat Helman. Becoming Israeli deals with those aspects of Israeli society and culture that ... More


The Becoming of the Body: Contemporary Women's Writing in French

Amaleena Damlé

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748668212
eISBN:
9781474400923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668212.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Following a long tradition of objectification, twentieth-century French feminism has often sought to liberate the female body from the confines of patriarchal logos and to inscribe its rhythms in ... More


Untimely Affects: Gilles Deleuze and an Ethics of Cinema

Nadine Boljkovac

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646449
eISBN:
9780748689248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646449.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Untimely Affects offers an interweaving of Deleuzian philosophy and close film analysis to discern the potential of art in the face of global ongoing devastations. How does thought persist ... More


Becoming

Karen Throsby

in Immersion: Marathon Swimming, Embodiment and Identity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719099625
eISBN:
9781526114976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099625.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the embodied work of becoming a marathon swimmer, focusing on two iteratively related transformational processes: the acquisition of techniques of the body and the accompanying ... More


Conclusion

Karen Throsby

in Immersion: Marathon Swimming, Embodiment and Identity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719099625
eISBN:
9781526114976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099625.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter summarises the key arguments of the book, focusing on five key disjunctures between the dominant representations of marathon swimming and its lived realities. I argue that these ... More


Reconciling the Animal and the City in Photography: Kim Kichan’s Works in 1970s Korea

Youngjune Lee

in Beyond Imperial Aesthetics: Theories of Art and Politics in East Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888455874
eISBN:
9789882204294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455874.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

By carefully analyzing South Korean photographer Kim Kichan's works on the ordinary people's lives in the streets of Seoul in the 1970s, this chapter problematizes two photographic ideologies that ... More


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