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Party Joyce: From the ‘Dead’ to When We ‘Wake’

Jean-Michel Rabaté

in The Modernist Party

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748647316
eISBN:
9780748684380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647316.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In ‘Party Joyce: From the “Dead” to When We “Wake”’, Jean-Michel Rabaté traces Joyce’s ‘party vector’ from the Morkan sisters’ annual dinner-dance to the Christmas dinner of A Portrait of the Artist ... More


Deadpan Irreverence with Cosmic Proportions: The Comedy of The Far Side

Kerry D. Soper

in Gary Larson and The Far Side

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817280
eISBN:
9781496817327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817280.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

In this chapter the explores the comedic devices and themes on display in The Far Side. First, he looks into Larson’s working methods as a comedian, charting his process from free associative ... More


Carnival at the Edge of the Abyss: New Orleans and the Apocalyptic Imagination

John P. Clark

in Sweet Spots: In-Between Spaces in New Orleans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817020
eISBN:
9781496817068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817020.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

New Orleans is the apocalyptic city and the interstitial city par excellence. It lies at the edge of the abyss of non-being, that is, complete destruction, and the abyss of becoming, that is, ... More


Street markets, informality and the performance of London

Victoria Kelley

in Cheap Street: London's street markets and the cultures of informality, c. 1850-1939

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780719099229
eISBN:
9781526146786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526131706.00012
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter argues for the longstanding affinity between the market and the theatre, expressed in the frequent elision of festivity with commerce in markets, fairs and carnivals. The chapter ... More


Introduction: entrails and digestion in the eighteenth century

Rebecca Anne Barr, Sylvie Kleiman-Lafon, and Sophie Vasset

in Bellies, bowels and entrails in the eighteenth century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526127051
eISBN:
9781526138682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526127051.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the ideas and themes underpinning the volume, contextualizing the importance of the gastric area in literary and medical culture, and more widely in the cultural imaginary of ... More


Arctic Carnivalesque: Ethnicity, Gender and Transnationality in the Films of Tommy Wirkola

Gunnar Iversen

in Films on Ice: Cinemas of the Arctic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748694174
eISBN:
9781474408561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694174.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the way in which Sámi filmmaker Tommy Wirkola ironically appropriates contemporary Hollywood films such as The Blair Witch Project (1999) and Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill ... More


Laughter: Belly-aching Laughter

Aaron Michael Kerner and Jonathan L. Knapp

in Extreme Cinema: Affective Strategies in Transnational Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402903
eISBN:
9781474422000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402903.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter surveys media that elicits laughter from the spectator. The chapter examines laughter as an involuntary response to a wide range of experiences, and not simply things that could be ... More


Parading the Carnivalesque: Masking Circum-Caribbean Demands: With Catherine Evleshin

Yvonne Daniel

in Caribbean and Atlantic Diaspora Dance: Igniting Citizenship

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036538
eISBN:
9780252093579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036538.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter examines the Carnival and other parade dancing that have brought the people of the African Diaspora together in festive merrymaking. More specifically, it highlights the Carnivalesque ... More


The Fairground of Desire: Paranoia and Masochism in Strangers on a Train

David Greven

in Intimate Violence: Hitchcock, Sex, and Queer Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190214166
eISBN:
9780190214197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190214166.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Strangers on a Train (1951) foregrounds homoerotic antagonism and the feminine-versus-the-queer dynamic as the heterosexual woman and the queer male contend with one another from positions of ... More


What the World Is Watching

Sharon Mazer

in Professional Wrestling: Sport and Spectacle, Second Edition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496826862
eISBN:
9781496826626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826862.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

More than a vulgar parody of “real” sport, professional wrestling is a sophisticated theatricalized representation of the transgressive, violent urges generally repressed in everyday life. More than ... More


Real Men Don’t Wear Shirts

Sharon Mazer

in Professional Wrestling: Sport and Spectacle, Second Edition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496826862
eISBN:
9781496826626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826862.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Professional wrestling’s play of masculinity is profoundly carnivalesque as it affirms and mocks, celebrates and critiques prevailing definitions of what it is to be a “real” man in contemporary ... More


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