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Celebrity/Activist/Photographer: Mia Farrow

Catherine Summerhayes

in Female Authorship and the Documentary Image: Theory, Practice and Aesthetics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419444
eISBN:
9781474444682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419444.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter is focused primarily on Farrow’s compassionate motivation and how her compassion is embodied in her photographic work whilst it is also, inevitably, compromised by distribution and ... More


Girls in Masquerade: Celebrity Culture and Fandom in 1960s Hong Kong Youth Film

Jing Jing Chang

in Screening Communities: Negotiating Narratives of Empire, Nation, and the Cold War in Hong Kong Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888455768
eISBN:
9789888455621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455768.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 6 examines the localization of screening community during Hong Kong’s 1960s industrial modernization. It examines the intersections among gendered labor, the Chinese patriarchal family, ... More


Fashion on the Red Carpet: A History of the Oscars®, Fashion and Globalisation

Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474461801
eISBN:
9781399501576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461801.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Academy Awards’ red-carpet is the most prominent fashion show in media culture. This book investigates the historical liaison between Hollywood and fashion institutions to describe how public ... More


Literary Forefathers: Byron’s Marginalia in Isaac D’Israeli’s Literary Character of Men of Genius

Jonathan Gross

in Byron and Marginality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439411
eISBN:
9781474453806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439411.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Byron’s most significant marginalia concerning his Eastern reading and relationship with other authors occurs in Isaac D’Israeli’s The Literary Character of Men of Genius. Originally published as an ... More


When a Bestselling Author and a West End Actress Made a Spiritualist Performance: Collaboration, Networks and Theatre at the Fin de Siècle

Catherine Hindson

in The Edinburgh Companion to Fin de Siècle Literature, Culture and the Arts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474408912
eISBN:
9781474445030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408912.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter offers a detailed reconstruction of the performance of a piece of avant-garde drama to highlights the prominent role of women in theatrical culture at the time, as both dramatists and ... More


Twilight of the idols

Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén

in Fashion on the Red Carpet: A History of the Oscars®, Fashion and Globalisation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474461801
eISBN:
9781399501576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461801.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter reviews the contemporary status of the red-carpet phenomenon, addressing current debates about its potential as a platform for political protest, raising questions of sustainability and ... More


Technologies of the defended home

Rowland Atkinson and Sarah Blandy

in Domestic Fortress: Fear and the New Home Front

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784995300
eISBN:
9781526121035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995300.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Defence has always been a primary element in home design; this chapter traces the ebbs and flows of fortification over time, tracing back the contemporary alternative features of withdrawal and ... More


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