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Fusing an Alloy: Muriel Rukeyser at the Limits of Poetry/ Documentary

Sarah Ehlers

in Left of Poetry: Depression America and the Formation of Modern Poetics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651286
eISBN:
9781469651309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651286.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter charts the formation of the documentary poetry tradition in the U.S. through a consideration of Muriel Rukeyser’s The Book of the Dead. It demonstrates how Rukeyser pushed the boundaries ... More


The Book of the Dead from the Second Pillared Hall of the Tomb of Karakhamun: A Preliminary Survey

Kenneth Griffin

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166181
eISBN:
9781617975448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166181.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Despite the collapse of the ceiling that destroyed much of the Second Pillared Hall of the Tomb of Karakhamun, the recovery of thousands of fragments has allowed over 90 per cent of the texts used to ... More


Egypt

John Casey

in After Lives: A Guide to Heaven, Hell, and Purgatory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195092950
eISBN:
9780199869732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195092950.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The ancient Egyptians were the first culture that we know of systematically to correlate an afterlife with good and evil actions in this world. Far from being obsessed with death, the Egyptians were ... More


Toward a Better Understanding of the Ritual of the Hours of the Night (Stundenritual)

Kenneth Griffin

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: New Discoveries and Research 2012-2014

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774167249
eISBN:
9781617976780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167249.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the Ritual of the Hours of the Night in the First Pillared Hall of the tomb of Karakhamun. The Ritual of the Hours of the Day and Night is one of a series of religious texts ... More


Re Resting in Osiris, Osiris Resting in Re: Osiris, Sun God, and the Deceased in the New Kingdom

Mark Smith

in Following Osiris: Perspectives on the Osirian Afterlife from Four Millenia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199582228
eISBN:
9780191747458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582228.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter is divided into two parts. The first part investigates the role and status of Osiris, and conceptions of the afterlife more generally, during the Amarna Period. It emerges that the ... More


Across the Divide

David Gange

in Time Travelers: Victorian Encounters with Time and History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226676654
eISBN:
9780226676821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226676821.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the Book of the Dead as it began to preoccupy Victorian writers and thinkers in the late nineteenth century. It argues that, as the traditions of Victorian Protestantism became ... More


“Written by His Own Hand”: The Book of Abraham

Terryl Givens and Brian M. Hauglid

in The Pearl of Greatest Price: Mormonism's Most Controversial Scripture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190603861
eISBN:
9780190603892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190603861.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In 1835, Joseph Smith acquired four mummies and a trove of papyri from an antiquities dealer. He claimed that the papyri included a narrative of the patriarch Abraham, and over the following years he ... More


Remembering Networks

Alan Liu

in Friending the Past: The Sense of History in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226451817
eISBN:
9780226452005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226452005.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter begins on the paradigmatic instance of a hybrid print/digital work at the onset of the digital networked era—Agrippa (A Book of the Dead) by Dennis Ashbaugh, Kevin Begos Jr., and William ... More


Conservation and Reconstruction in the Tomb of Karakhamun, 2012-141

Elena Pischikova, Ahmed Ali Hussein, Afaf Fathallah Phillips, and Abdelrazk Mohamed Ali

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: New Discoveries and Research 2012-2014

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774167249
eISBN:
9781617976780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167249.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter describes the conservation and reconstruction work carried out in the tomb of Karakhamun during the period 2012–2014. Full reconstruction of the tomb of Karakhamun in the South Asasif ... More


The Vignette of BD 32 in the Tomb of Karakhamun

Miguel Ángel Molinero Polo and Margarida Redondo Vilanova

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: New Discoveries and Research 2012-2014

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774167249
eISBN:
9781617976780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167249.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses the iconography of the vignette of BD 32 in the tomb of Karakhamun. One of the key objectives of the South Asasif Conservation Project team is to rebuild the walls of ... More


The Theosophical Discovery of the Tibetan Book of the Dead (1927)

Jens Schlieter

in What Is It Like To Be Dead?: Near-Death Experiences, Christianity, and the Occult

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190888848
eISBN:
9780190888879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888848.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The first Western translation of the Tibetan Book of the Dead by Walter Y. Evans-Wentz (1927) played a central role for the emerging belief that experiences near death are prevalent in non-Western ... More


Silent bodies and dissident vernaculars: representations of the body in South African fiction and film

Lizzy Attree

in Images of Africa: Creation, negotiation and subversion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091469
eISBN:
9781781708491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091469.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In recent years, literary representations of HIV/AIDS in South African literature have crept closer to the personal. There has been a parallel movement towards the visual, towards descriptive ... More


Palaeography of the Texts of the Burial Chamber of the Tomb of Karakhamun

Miguel Ángel Molinero Polo

Andrea Rodríguez Valls (ed.)

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: New Discoveries and Research 2012-2014

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774167249
eISBN:
9781617976780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167249.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses the palaeography of the religious texts of the burial chamber of the tomb of Karakhamun. About 1,100 hieroglyphs on the walls and 300 hieroglyphs on the astronomical ceiling of ... More


Interpreting Buddhist Influences in Kawamoto’s Puppet Animation: A Psychologist’s Reflections and Readings of His Animation

Masao Yokota

in Animating the Spirited: Journeys and Transformations

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496826268
eISBN:
9781496826299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826268.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In the field of Japanese independent animation, the late Kawamoto Kihachiro (1925-2010) made tremendous contributions. This chapter discusses in particular his puppet animations which are steeped ... More


Consolidation of Near-Death Discourse (1930–1960)

Jens Schlieter

in What Is It Like To Be Dead?: Near-Death Experiences, Christianity, and the Occult

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190888848
eISBN:
9780190888879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888848.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The three decades treated in this chapter can be summarized as a consolidation phase of near-death discourse, transmitted mainly in parapsychology, Theosophy, and Spiritualist–Occult circles. A newly ... More


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