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The Rapture in America

Amy Johnson Frykholm

in Rapture Culture: Left Behind in Evangelical America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195159837
eISBN:
9780199835614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195159837.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Examines the history of the idea of the rapture in American Protestantism and argues that belief in the rapture, although it has fundamentalist origins, needs to be understood as a much broader ... More


Introduction

Erik Dussere

in America Is Elsewhere: The Noir Tradition in the Age of Consumer Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199969913
eISBN:
9780199369027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969913.003.0000
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The introduction is divided into two parts. The first part, “Authenticity Effects,” explains and defines the central terms that I am using—authenticity, noir, consumer culture, and American ... More


Think and Feel like a Child: Pleasure, Subjectivity, and Authority in Early Children’s Consumer Culture

Daniel Thomas Cook

in The Moral Project of Childhood: Motherhood, Material Life, and Early Children's Consumer Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479899203
eISBN:
9781479881413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479899203.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter outlines some ways in which “child” and “consumer” came to be put into cultural conversation with one another in the 1900–1930 period. During this time, a convergence was evident of ... More


Special Affects: Cinema, Animation and the Translation of Consumer Culture

Eric S. Jenkins

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748695478
eISBN:
9781474406413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695478.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Special Affects retells the history of the emergence of classical Hollywood cinema and Disney animation from the perspective of affect theory. It argues that these media enabled new modes of ... More


America Is Elsewhere: The Noir Tradition in the Age of Consumer Culture

Erik Dussere

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199969913
eISBN:
9780199369027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969913.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The book conceives the literary and cinematic category of “noir” as a way of understanding the defining conflict between authenticity and consumer culture in post–World War II America. It analyzes ... More


Say Cheese! The Cinematic Lifestyle Consumer

Eric S. Jenkins

in Special Affects: Cinema, Animation and the Translation of Consumer Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748695478
eISBN:
9781474406413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695478.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that the special affections of classical cinema were mined by the culture industries to promote a mode of lifestyle consumption. Although cinema has frequently been connected to ... More


Consumerist Encounters: Flirting with Things and Images

Sreedeep Bhattacharya

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190125561
eISBN:
9780190991333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190125561.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction, Culture

Economic liberalization and globalization in India in the early 1990s resulted in a whirlwind of consumerist activities. New material and visual temptations swept markets, infiltrated consumer minds ... More


Selling Empire: India in the Making of Britain and America, 1600-1830

Jonathan Eacott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469622309
eISBN:
9781469623153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622309.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Linking four continents over three centuries, Selling Empire demonstrates the centrality of India—both as an idea and a place—to the making of a global British imperial system. This book recasts the ... More


The Gumshoe Vanishes: Conspiracy Film in the Sixties Era

Erik Dussere

in America Is Elsewhere: The Noir Tradition in the Age of Consumer Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199969913
eISBN:
9780199369027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969913.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In this chapter I argue that in the sixties and seventies the political logic of noir authenticity is taken up in the new genre of the conspiracy narrative. While noir film and fiction seem to have ... More


Incarnation in the Age of the Buffered, Commodified Self

Anthony J. Godzieba

in Questioning the Human: Toward a Theological Anthropology for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823257522
eISBN:
9780823261567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257522.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter proposes a retrieval of personhood by reflecting on it in light of cultural developments in which the human person is considered a “buffered self” (Charles Taylor), fragmented, ... More


Introduction

Cecilia Tossounian

in La Joven Moderna in Interwar Argentina: Gender, Nation, and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401162
eISBN:
9781683401421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401162.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The introduction situates the figure of the Argentine joven moderna within current debates on consumer culture, mass culture, and alternative modernities. It explores cultural commodities as key to ... More


La Joven Moderna in Interwar Argentina: Gender, Nation, and Popular Culture

Cecilia Tossounian

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401162
eISBN:
9781683401421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401162.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book reconstructs different images of modern femininities and their evolution during the 1920s and 1930s, showing that women were at the center of a public debate about modernity and its ... More


Intergenerational Collaboration and Conflict: Women’s Periodicals at the Fin de Siècle

Alexis Easley

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/9781474408912.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines conflicts between different generations of women in the late decades of the nineteenth century as played out in the popular press, including the burgeoning market for women’s ... More


Eating Anxiety: The Perils of Food Politics

Chad Lavin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680917
eISBN:
9781452948188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680917.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The book looks at canonical books in political theory and contemporary interventions in food politics to examine how the experience of eating structures our ability to conceptualize politics. The ... More


The consumer bond

Claire Hines

in The playboy and James Bond: 007, Ian Fleming and Playboy magazine

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780719082269
eISBN:
9781526135865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082269.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter maintains the focus on the 1960s, framing a discussion about similarities between the lifestyle habits and style of Playboy magazine and James Bond within the essential context of male ... More


Brand Rebel Che Guevara Between Politics and Consumerism

Jeremy Prestholdt

in Icons of Dissent: The Global Resonance of Che, Marley, Tupac and Bin Laden

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190632144
eISBN:
9780190077914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190632144.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter traces Guevara's unlikely resurgence in the post-Cold War era. The reimagination of Guevara for the new millennium isolated and extended dimensions of his complex profile, and he ... More


The Year of Eating Politically

Chad Lavin

in Eating Anxiety: The Perils of Food Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680917
eISBN:
9781452948188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680917.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 5 examines the discourse of local foods and argues that the popularity of this mode of food politics owes to its ability to reclaim a traditional ideal of lived space and offer a promise of ... More


The Meat We Don’t Eat

Chad Lavin

in Eating Anxiety: The Perils of Food Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680917
eISBN:
9781452948188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680917.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 6 argues that debates about both vegetarianism and cannibalism exploit anxieties about the status of “the human.” In doing so, these debates reveal both the stakes and the possibilities of ... More


The Bond women

Claire Hines

in The playboy and James Bond: 007, Ian Fleming and Playboy magazine

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780719082269
eISBN:
9781526135865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082269.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter continues with the theme of consumerism in the Playboy–Bond connection by examining the representation of women and the role of sexuality in the lifestyle fantasy via its relationship to ... More


‘An intensive study of – feet!’ in two films by Lois Weber: Shoes and The Blot

Pamela Hutchinson

in Shoe Reels: The History and Philosophy of Footwear in Film

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474451406
eISBN:
9781474495332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474451406.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In Shoes (1916), Lois Weber re-examines the relationship between shoes and social mobility. Far from guiding the working-class protagonist’s progress, a pair of worn boots trap her into a moral ... More


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